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#51576
How to repair a tear in my scuba boot?
Greg - 3/16/2015 9:13 AM
Category: Equipment
Replies: 9

What is the best method to fix a tear near the sole of my scuba boot? Is there an awesome glue that works best for this type of repair? Not sure if just neoprene glue would work best in this case...it would need to be something that bonds well to thick, hard rubber (the sole) and neoprene.

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Eric_R - 3/16/2015 2:43 PM
Aquaseal.:)
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Eric_R - 3/16/2015 2:50 PM
Pick the one that is appropriate for the repair. I love this stuff.
mcnett.com/gearaid/repair
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RayW - 3/16/2015 2:52 PM
I had the exact same issue with my Aqua Lung wetsuit boots. Part of the rubber started separating from the neoprene. I contacted Aqua Lung themselves and they recommended doing a return or using Aquaseal to fix it. I’m going to do the latter since it’s such a minor issue. I haven’t gotten any yet so I can’t speak for the effectiveness.

amazon.com/McNett-Aquaseal-Urethane-Adhesive-Colorant/dp/B00ICOX70G

According to the reviews it seems to work well with wetsuits/neprene.
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Eric_R - 3/16/2015 2:53 PM
I always have a tube of this one:
mcnett.com/gearaid/aquaseal#10110
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cducote - 3/17/2015 2:33 PM
I have used Amazing Goop sold at walmart to repair a wetsuit and have been using it for over two years since with no sign of it coming apart.
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John_giu - 3/31/2015 9:14 AM
you obviously dive too much.
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DiveBuddyChgo - 4/19/2015 5:06 AM
Don’t worry about that little tear. Why spend $10 on a worn out pair of boots. They will start to tear in another place anyways. Just buy a new pair of boots.