I did wipe down the area with alcohol first. Didn't come across anything stating that it's not safe on Gore-tex.foam-n-fibre wrote: I'm not sure if bonding to goretex is different, but when doing kite bladder repairs with aquaseal it makes a huge improvement if you wipe it with alcohol first. Maybe the bond you got is not all that great. If you do more over a bigger area, wipe it with rubbing alcohol first. I'm pretty sure the rubbing alcohol would not affect the goretex badly, but you might just google that to make sure I'm not giving bad advice!
That's essentially what I'm using. I just didn't put the patches on since instructions say to put them on if you need a quick repair (apparently not needed if aquaseal is given sufficient time to dry) and it didn't come with enough patches to cover all the leaks. If I don't get any additional advice I'll probably expand the aquaseal area and then cover with the patches I have and some self-adhesive sail-cloth that a fellow kiteboarder sent me. I agree with you about breatheability not being a concern.nothing2seehere wrote: ↑Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:31 pmI haven't ever need to repair something like this but I'd go for the Goretex repair kits like this one:
You still have all the rest of the other leg area for breathability if you need it (though the breathability of my drysuit isn't amazing anyway but I'm not worried as long as I'm warm), the key is to stop the water getting through.
Wasn't so much that it wore out as it stretched the material to the extent that the coating, ( assume that is what it was), micro split. I turned it inside out, pulled the legs up through the neck to create a bag out of it and filled it with water. The material was weeping water in the whole crotch area, not in any one defined spot. I only used it three times before this happened.Peter_Frank wrote: ↑Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:40 pmA seat harness will wear your crotch even faster, but a waist harness will also, in time.
The weak spot in a drysuit, always.
Repairing works only for a short while, it will get worn and leak just at the end of the repair...
Also, stitches will leak during time.
So unless it is in a non loaded area that needs a repair, you are better suited buying a new one
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