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 Post subject: Hydro unit gaitors
PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:27 am 
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I have refurbed my displacers and unsure about gaitors, my original ones are useable but have a few cracks that could be fixed with superglue, or I could purchase the new ones from mini spares, anyone have any feedback on the quality of them as I am always weary of fitting new rubber parts due to quality of modern materials.
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 Post subject: Re: Hydro unit gaitors
PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:48 am 
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I stuffed a screwdriver through one of mine while I was faffing about with them and another had a small split and I did exactly what you suggest. Cleaned the area down with meths, wiped it with carbon tetrachloride to get to the heart of the rubber. Did the same to a small patch of rubber innertube and stuck it over the patch with superglue. Works a treat.

I had though of using a cycle repair patch using that rubber innertube glue but it's the inflated inner tube that keeps the patch intact


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