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Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"About a week ago, I ran my most beloved fleece vest through a wash cycle (delicate, as instructed), and was incredibly bummed to find that the zipper pull had completely broken. The little arch on the"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"I got these to see if they could replace a well tied knot, and they can't. However they are much simpler to use, seem to do less damage to rope (trucker's hitches can cut themselves apart pretty fast"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"I just drove all the way from Toronto to Vancouver, and needed something to tie down my fabric rooftop carrier's rear securing straps so the carrier won't bounce off the car. These bungees stayed"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Its silver, its sticky, its tough. Wrap some around your ski pole, bike frame, first aid kit, boat repair kit or wherever. It'll get you home!"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"Smells real bad while drying if used in a enclosed space but no oder once cured. I used this stuff on a tripod bag that I made, keeps the water out well and is holding onto the fabric well considering"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:5 out of 5 stars.
"This inexpensive cord is like duct tape - you just got to have some. Nothing comes close to the value of it. Holds knots very well."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.9 out of 5 stars.
"spend the five bucks and have around the house or in your pack.see all the people around with duck tape on their jackets?you can avoid making your jacket looking trashy by putting a colour matching"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.8 out of 5 stars.
"Used this on a Hammock tent (bridge style), on the sleeping bed right where the most tension is on the material. Was really worried about a few small holes opening in the night and me on the ground as"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.6 out of 5 stars.
"Just bought this and used it to stitch through 2 layers of webbing as well as shoulder straps on a cheap pack. A cobbler had told me it'd be about $15 to do the repair so I broke even on this repair"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.5 out of 5 stars.
"I purchased this product somewhat sceptically after seeing it mentioned online, however could not find any further reviews with regards to rock shoe smell. I have to say I am blown away at how"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.5 out of 5 stars.
"These patches do what they say they do. Be sure to clean the patch area before applying the patch and for extra adhesion press the patch on the ripped item with a hard surface underneath and/or use a"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4.3 out of 5 stars.
"I'd never done this before and found it extremely easy to do. Took only about 10 minutes to do an entire tent. Note that one bottle was enough for the fly of a Tarn 2 or Tarn 3, and then I needed"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4 out of 5 stars.
"This product is a good investment as it saves money from buying a new tent but one problem I have is that it makes the fabric sticky. Once I applied the coating, I let it air dry for almost a week."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4 out of 5 stars.
"During my recent cycling trip around Australia some pesky critters ate thru one of my Ortlieb panniers making two 3” dia. holes in it. This patch (+ my wife) did a marvelous job! You can hardly see"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4 out of 5 stars.
"I've traveled the world a few times, and there's one thing I'm always amazed by - How many people DO NOT have an adequate repair kit. A piece of string and a needle is not going to do much when you"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:4 out of 5 stars.
"Just a note, the patches are circular not square as indicted in the blurb for the product. (:-D which is better, for actual repairs in most cases."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:3.8 out of 5 stars.
"These patches work well up until a certain point. As one other reviewer commented it will separate from white base. I found it mostly happens when cutting the patch to a costum size or angle. The key"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:3.5 out of 5 stars.
"Sealed my leaking tent seams on my aging tent. I no longer wake up surrounded by a puddle of water after a storm. Really good stuff! Tip 1: Use this at home on a dry tent, when you've got time"... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:3 out of 5 stars.
"I have used this product a number of times and it works perfectly fine. Punches the holes fine, the grommets and base work fine."... (read full reviews)
Overall Rating:3 out of 5 stars.
"This set of DIY snaps may work for some... but it was almost useless for me. Snaps are typically composed of 2 parts - the inner metal 'snap" and the outer metal "snap'. With this set, the outer is as"... (read full reviews)
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