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Old 06-14-07, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by cyccommute
The real key is to let the glue dry until it has a matte finish and then press the patch in place. No clamping needed. Even works for high pressure tires.
This is true, but when you clamp it, you get a better surface bond. And, believe it or not, it does take a little while for those rubber contact adhesives to get a complete bond. It does grab initially, which is the majority of your bond, but if you let it sit a while under pressure, I have found it really does hold much better. Just my 2 cents.
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