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Old 08-09-22, 04:05 PM
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Tire patch glue is just regular rubber cement. The kind you find in hardware stores and craft stores.

There is no such thing as "vulcanizing" tire glue.

My record is 11 patches on a tube.
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Originally Posted by Tawraste666 View Post
No, get good stuff.
A friend of mine used a poundshop puncture repair kit and had the glue melt right off the tube due to the heat generated from braking on a fast and long descent.
Personally, I prefer a brand new tube every time.
Me too.
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Originally Posted by Yan View Post
Tire patch glue is just regular rubber cement. The kind you find in hardware stores and craft stores.

There is no such thing as "vulcanizing" tire glue.

My record is 11 patches on a tube.

There are others too
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"Vulcanizing" cement is the same as regular rubber cement. Nothing is being vulcanized. It's just a meaningless marketing label slapped on there.

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Park Tool patch kits work great, too.
I save punctured tubes until I have 3 or 4 of them, and use up a patch kit's tube of glue all at once. The tube glue dries up once it's opened, and won't keep for very long.

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I use some real hardware store sandpaper instead of the cheap, tiny sandpaper patch in the kits, it's faster and more effective. Anywhere from 100 to 220 grit.
A silver sharpie is helpful to mark a big crossed line through the hole, so I can center the patch over the hole easily.
A screwdriver handle or even the patch kit box is good for pressing down on the patch -- I really go over the whole patch with strong pressure.
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Originally Posted by rm -rf View Post
Park Tool patch kits work great, too.
I save punctured tubes until I have 3 or 4 of them, and use up a patch kit's tube of glue all at once. The tube glue dries up once it's opened, and won't keep for very long.

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I use some real hardware store sandpaper instead of the cheap, tiny sandpaper patch in the kits, it's faster and more effective. Anywhere from 100 to 220 grit.
A silver sharpie is helpful to mark a big crossed line through the hole, so I can center the patch over the hole easily.
A screwdriver handle or even the patch kit box is good for pressing down on the patch -- I really go over the whole patch with strong pressure.
The glue tube will eventually dry up, but I have one that's been opened a year and it still is useable; but I always carry a new unopened one just in case.
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