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Silly question - but does one just buy this at Woolies, shoe shop....?


I can honestly say I have never seen it - mind you I have never really looked.


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its just a rubbery glue - try a hardware shop. I havn't looked for that stuff for years. Always just used selasic (is that how its spely???)
 

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AUSRC,


Finally, I can help you with something!!.


You'll get "Shoe Goo" at Rebel Sport.


Details off tube:


"Original Formula"


"Shoe Goo"


"Adhesive & sealant"


"For shoe repair at home overnight"


"Works on leather, rubber, vinyl and canvas"


37fl oz (110ml)


Let me know if you have any trouble getting it.


It's great stuff for body repairs.


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No, ShoeGoo is different to most other glues out there, definitely different to Selleys Silastic, Tarzan Grip or any of the Contact Adhesives available. ShoeGoo is meant to repair your sneakers and build-up worn soles.


ShoeGoo is a solvent adhesive (cures when the solven evaporates) and it is designed to remain pliable after its dry. It is nicely wear & abrasion resistant.


I use ShoeGoo to (1) repair lexan (2) glue batteries together and many many other uses... including gluing down that 'H' badge on the nose of one's Honda that gets nicked off once too often.


Where to buy?? SHOE SHOPS!!



My last tube came from an Althelete's Foot I think, have seen it in some sports. Might have to ask for it, its often kept behind the counter.
 

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Forgot to add... its available in Black or Clear.


And the "Original Formula" works better than ShoeGooII.
 

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Excellent. Thanks for that.


Have a Ford F150 Lexan to Repair.


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OK so now I'm confused...


If it's designed to remain pliable after it's cured... how do you sand it down to repair a body shell? Or does it just get applied to the inside as a large glob and you leave it that way?
 

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Don't think you're meant to sand it - it'll be abrasion-resistant to work as new sole-filler materialfor your shoe.



I just trowel it on and let gravity do the work, it'll spread out nicely by itself over a few hrs. You can use it to reinforce your new shells at the nose or at the corners, maybe even around the post holes to prevent cracking & paint damage.


For lexan cracks eg top of wheelwells, I cut a piece of scrap to back it up with then clamp it together with ShoeGoo in between.





(LESS ShoeGoo is better as it weighs a tonne...
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Zoomer, what r u, a chemical super freq?



Do you about every bit of gunk available?





hehehe
 

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Morphy said:
Zoomer, what r u, a chemical super freq?



Do you about every bit of gunk available?

I have done a paper on common Adhesives for an industrial design uni subject.



ya sirius...


You really don't want to know what SuperGlue also gets used for!!!
 

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wow dude you are a chemical super freq!






You could come in handy for this hobby...
 

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was thinking the same.





got a magic formula for comm drops by any chance? 3 in 1 is good for bushings but thats about it
 

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got a magic formula for comm drops by any chance?

Can't say I've found anything that actually increases power so far... most of them just act as a lube for the comm. Motor might run a bit quiter and less sparking until it wears off, about 30 secs later.


However have recently paid $$ for some "Tribo", supposedly the bestest greatest snakeoil ever invented!! We'll see...






3 in 1 is good for bushings but thats about it

Yeah its thick, nice for bushings (& afterun for engines).


I use Singer Oil (sewing machine) for bearings. Want to try some "Trinity Royal Oil" but everytime I go LHS I always forget, the buggers don't display it where I can see it either.





Now they also tell me I should replace motor washers with teflon ones...
 

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A washer that's made out of teflon sheet instead of metal steel/copper/bronze.


Dupont Teflon like the stuff coated on mum's fry pan, non-stick stuff. Its a polymer plastic.
 
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