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Old 01 May 2007, 13:34   #1
Country: UK - England
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help please how can i repair my husbands rib!!!!

hi dose anyone either have a suggestion or can you tell me how much it is to get a rib repaired!!!my hubby picked it up on saturday....yes 2 days ago we had it out of garage today and whilst he was in the house i could't resist the temptation to have a sit in it, however disaster has struck a piece of glass i brought for the dragons new tank (another story) has ripped a very small rip in it. its a flatacraft 4 metre rib not sure on age the rip is very clean and only about 1cm long, have looked on net for local repair places but not seen any yet!! how mush will this cost or can i repair it myself!!!!!we live in birmingham uk.!!!!!!help

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Old 01 May 2007, 13:43   #2
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You could have a go yourself, it will be Hypalon.

you can get a repair kit here.

hope you get it sorted

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Old 01 May 2007, 17:59   #3
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Give him a kiss, tell him you love him and that its only a small hole anyway

If that dosnt work, tell him to lighten up and get lost, it work when my wife says it to me!!!!!
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Old 01 May 2007, 22:13   #4
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Originally Posted by Aidan View Post
Give him a kiss, tell him you love him and that its only a small hole anyway
Better yet, give me a kiss and I'll patch it for you. Although you are a ways away!

Does your Hubby know about this little hole?
Pump it up and RIDE!
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Old 01 May 2007, 22:29   #5
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Where on the tube is the tear?
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Old 02 May 2007, 00:35   #6
Country: UK - England
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Try here for the glue websites crap but they used to stock the glue and repair material just tell em the rib type, what part of brum are you from?

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