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How To Fix a Hole in the Sole of a Shoe

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  1. How To Fix a Hole in the Sole of a Shoe, How To Fix a Hole in the Sole of a Shoe: étape 1, image 1 de 1
    • To begin, clean the Adidas Gazelles with some water on a towel.

    • Be careful not to use too much water or you could further damage your shoes.

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    • Carefully use the utility knife to free the hole of any excess material.

    • Make sure and clear the Gazelles of any debris that that could be stuck under the loose squares of the sole.

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    • Use 100 grit sandpaper to roughen the inside surface of the hole.

    • This will help the shoe goo grip the surface of the shoe, and produce a more lasting fix.

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    • Apply shoe goo to the inside of the hole in the sole of your Adidas Gazelles.

    • Make sure to apply evenly to avoid making your Gazelles off balance.

    • If there is anywhere else on your Gazelle's sole that could use additional protection, apply shoe goo to those surfaces as well.

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    • Take your putty knife and smooth the shoe goo flush to the surface of the sole.

    • Try to spread the shoe goo in one direction to increase surface smoothness.

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    • Now place your Gazelles in a safe and clean place to dry for 24 hours.

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    • After 24 hours, use 150 grit sandpaper to rub down the surface of your filled hole to create a smooth surface.

Conclusion

Now with the hole repaired your Gazelles are ready for action. With the proper care you can extend their life for many years to come.

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