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SUP inflatable repairs

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Created by hershy 4 months ago, 31 Oct 2018
hershy
1 posts
31 Oct 2018 7:31AM
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Can anyone recommend an inflatable SUP repairer on the Northern Beaches Sydney?
And is it even worth bothering?

DavidJohn
VIC, 16078 posts
31 Oct 2018 8:10PM
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Sorry I can't help.. but yes (it's worth bothering). . Friends here have had some successful repairs done.

StandUpPGH
15 posts
1 Nov 2018 3:48AM
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Yes it is worth it. I have found after gluing and while glue is drying you need to clamp it together. Check out sealairrepairs on Instagram for examples of how they do it. Totally works. Buy the glue they recommend also. I have done 2 boards.

Will34
5 posts
1 Nov 2018 10:35AM
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Speaking from experience patching whitewater rafts which are of a similar construction you need to find out what material the SUP is made from, presumably it is PVC and get the right patch kit. For raft patching the back of an old spoon makes a good tool for really smoothing down the patch once you apply it. Make sure you round off the corners of the patch as well to help stop it lifting

WINDSURFnSNOW
NSW, 1556 posts
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2 Nov 2018 10:46PM
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Hi Will, we've had some good success with getting boards back on the water if you want to drop by the shop. Easy to assess how successful it'll be by looking at the board.
Sam

stefang
NSW, 3 posts
17 Jan 2019 8:21PM
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WINDSURFnSNOW said..
Hi Will, we've had some good success with getting boards back on the water if you want to drop by the shop. Easy to assess how successful it'll be by looking at the board.
Sam


Sam, I have a Naish wind surf sup with a repair needed. Where can I drop it off to you?
Cheers
Stefan

LeeD
390 posts
18 Jan 2019 4:35AM
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I've had the side fin mounts peel away on 2 tri fin boards, and Aquaseal does not stick to the board, at least for me. They DO stick for a while, until I roll up the deflated board and then the fin mounts peel off.

LeeD
390 posts
18 Jan 2019 4:35AM
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I've had the side fin mounts peel away on 2 tri fin boards, and Aquaseal does not stick to the board, at least for me. They DO stick for a while, until I roll up the deflated board and then the fin mounts peel off.



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