Recomendations for Latex Seal replacement

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Recomendations for Latex Seal replacement

Post by Mark Gawler » Wed May 09, 2018 6:31 am

Who do people recommend for Latex Seal replacement service?

I have an Typhoon Multisport drysuit which the seals need replacement, I was going to send it back to Typhoon as there service has been excellent in the past, but before I do I thought I'd see what other opti.options there are.

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Re: Recomendations for Latex Seal replacement

Post by Chas C » Wed May 09, 2018 7:18 am

Hi Mark

I use Predator Dry suits at Danestream Farm on the Sway Rd, not far from us. He's done mine for probably more than 10 years :-). Its best to call him or visit seem to recall he's not great with email.

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Re: Recomendations for Latex Seal replacement

Post by Sean_soup » Wed May 09, 2018 10:24 am

I've only had a seal replaced the once. (Quite new to all this.)

As luck would have it I was in N Wales when my neck seal split so I was able to call in to visit the Rubberman at his workshop and get it replaced the same day. Can't fault the servivce and he did an excellent job of the repair. :-)

http://www.rubberman.co.uk/7/Repairs.html

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Re: Recomendations for Latex Seal replacement

Post by RichA » Wed May 09, 2018 1:22 pm

DIY. It's an easy job, takes an hour in front of the telly for neck or wrist seal. Never needed to do a foot seal before, but imagine it's similar. Costs about £10-15 to DIY (less if you already have the glue).

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Re: Recomendations for Latex Seal replacement

Post by Chris Bolton » Sat May 12, 2018 6:30 pm

Rubberman is good. I've sometimes bought seals from him and DiY'ed. I've also had very good service from Typhoon so I might be tempted to go to them. Postage is probably a big part of the cost.

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Re: Recomendations for Latex Seal replacement

Post by Mark Gawler » Sat May 12, 2018 7:50 pm

Thanks for the replies, I went with Typhoon. Rubberman would have been fractionaly cheaper. Predator Dry suits seemed very expensive even with the saving on postage as they are local.
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