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How to Restore a Torn Nike Flip-Flop

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  1. How to Restore a Torn Nike Flip-Flop, How to Restore a Torn Nike Flip-Flop: étape 1, image 1 de 1
    • Remove all rough edges with 120 grit sandpaper from the torn parts of the flip-flop.

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    • Clean off any additional residue with soap, water, and a towel or toothbrush.

    • Allow the flip-flop to air dry before moving on.

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    • Gently apply the adhesive on the torn parts of the flip-flop.

    • Make sure the torn parts are completely covered. Overspill is okay.

    • Connect and hold the parts of the flip-flop to the adhesive with your hands for 5 minutes. After the 5 minutes the adhesive will be hard enough to let it sit. Let the adhesive dry for 24 hours.

    • Be sure to wear gloves and be in a ventilated environment when applying the adhesive.

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    • Once the adhesive is dry remove any extra adhesive that might have spilled over with the sandpaper.

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    • Take the needle and thread and begin to sew a cross stitch from the strap to the torn part of the flip-flop.

    • It may be easier to use an upholstery needle to get through the rubber material.

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    • Cover the stitched region with Plasti Dip.

    • Allow 4 hours to dry.

    • Make sure to apply the Plastic Dip in a proper environment with venalation or outside.

Conclusion

The Nike Flip-Flop(s) are now restored and can be worn again.

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Hi Andrew! Thank you so much for this example. What kind of adhesive did you use, because there are so many versions. Thank you.

masood daud - Réponse

Oh darn I see it now.lol

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