Local drysuit alteration/repair

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Local drysuit alteration/repair

Post by nv77 » Thu Nov 03, 2016 7:34 pm

I need new dry glove rings glued into my DUI drysuit. Does anyone know a local(Seattle or 60 mile radius) shop that does that kind of work? I'd rather not send it out.

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Re: Local drysuit alteration/repair

Post by Scubak » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:44 pm

Talk to Gdog...he had some stuff done to his with a week turn around...
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Re: Local drysuit alteration/repair

Post by renoun » Sat Nov 05, 2016 7:28 pm

It's contact cement, not rocket science. Have you thought about the DIY option? Learning to do my own drysuit maintenance really improved my life.
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Post by Grateful Diver » Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:27 pm

Call Kalen at Tacoma Scuba ...

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Post by ljjames » Sun Nov 06, 2016 1:18 pm

+1 for Kalen at T-scuba
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Post by dwinslow1 » Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:57 pm

Talk to Tim at Lighthouse Seattle store local and fast repairs !!!


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Re: Local drysuit alteration/repair

Post by Gdog » Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:42 pm

My spot is in portland, express drysuit repair.
http://www.expressdrysuitrepair.com/

They did awesome for me in about a week i had it back.

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Post by YellowEye » Mon Nov 07, 2016 3:02 pm

Gdog wrote:My spot is in portland, express drysuit repair.
http://www.expressdrysuitrepair.com/

They did awesome for me in about a week i had it back.


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Post by Nwbrewer » Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:42 am

+1 for what Ross said. Go to lighthouse and buy the contact cement, shove some soup cans or PVC pipe in the sleeves and glue them on. Turn around time is a day. It's really not hard to do, and as Ross points out, learning to repair your own gear will pay dividends down the road.

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Re: Local drysuit alteration/repair

Post by McGlencoe » Tue Nov 08, 2016 11:11 am

I've heard great stuff about Kalen at Tacoma Scuba, though haven't tried them myself.

I've had Hoodsport n Dive in Tumwater do some mods for me and have been very happy with the work, the price and the turn around time.

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Re: Local drysuit alteration/repair

Post by Norris » Tue Nov 08, 2016 11:41 am

I recommend G-glue...Google it

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Re: Local drysuit alteration/repair

Post by nv77 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:43 am

Thanks for all the suggestions! I'm not sure which way I'll go but now I have options.

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