Go Back  The Hull Truth - Boating and Fishing Forum > BOATING FORUMS > Dockside Chat
Reload this Page >

Best shoe glue for a sperry topsider?

Notices

Best shoe glue for a sperry topsider?

Old 10-17-2019, 03:34 PM
  #21  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Anderson SC
Posts: 4,064
Received 1,235 Likes on 646 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Fordy View Post
3m 5200. Why isn't this everyone's go to on tht?
No... thats Bifen...
Old 10-17-2019, 03:50 PM
  #22  
Senior Member
 
crazybeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Tropico
Posts: 6,114
Received 1,891 Likes on 1,087 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by junepoon View Post
you notice I said some of us, that means me included. But 80.00 on flip flops, wow
didnt mean to humble brag. I'm just picky about my footwear comfort wise. I'd be happy if they cost 25% of that.
Old 10-17-2019, 03:51 PM
  #23  
Senior Member
 
crazybeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Tropico
Posts: 6,114
Received 1,891 Likes on 1,087 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by 99yam40 View Post
OK so where is the next question, how do you prep/clean the surfaces that you glue back together for the repair?
usually lots of dirt or other stuff in there after they start coming apart
Ive never prepped them. Just show goo inside and they are good till the soles are gone. Makes me wish they did that at the factory.
Old 10-17-2019, 04:32 PM
  #24  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: richmond va usa
Posts: 872
Received 83 Likes on 66 Posts
Default

Isn't there a speedy dealer in Miami that does new soles ? Been decades since used them don't know if still there
Old 10-17-2019, 06:53 PM
  #25  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Tampa
Posts: 277
Likes: 0
Received 396 Likes on 177 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by jocko View Post
Buy your wife some new shoes.
Oh yeah, right, this is THT. I need to be more specific. Contact your broker to liquidate enough holdings in the most vulnerable fund of your portfolio to sufficiently offset the liability to be assumed, then buy your wife some new shoes.
Old 10-18-2019, 06:33 AM
  #26  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Coastal South Carolina
Posts: 2,916
Likes: 0
Received 149 Likes on 107 Posts
Default

Thanks to all. My broker is on vacation.
I ordered gorilla glue clear contact cement from amazon, its flexible and only 1/3 of one shoe has delaminated (still attached to the uppers) I good shoe store said it can not be fixed (!@#$%%??)
Old 10-18-2019, 07:05 AM
  #27  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Manassas VA
Posts: 24
Likes: 0
Received 4 Likes on 3 Posts
Default

Barge Cement for the win.
Old 10-18-2019, 07:18 AM
  #28  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: marmora nj
Posts: 5,871
Likes: 0
Received 183 Likes on 144 Posts
Default

flip it over and drive a nail through it !
Old 10-18-2019, 08:57 AM
  #29  
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Posts: 50
Received 25 Likes on 16 Posts
Default

I didn't think yuppies glued shoes back together.......they just buy new ones.
Old 10-18-2019, 09:28 AM
  #30  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Coastal South Carolina
Posts: 2,916
Likes: 0
Received 149 Likes on 107 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by BluewaveBay View Post
I didn't think yuppies glued shoes back together.......they just buy new ones.
Hipsters buy new-
to go with the tight pegged pants they show in the ads now - trying to get men to be more stylish I guess? or buy more /different clothes

Last edited by edwardh1; 10-18-2019 at 12:04 PM.
Old 10-18-2019, 10:05 AM
  #31  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,899
Likes: 0
Received 217 Likes on 121 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by junepoon View Post
Only here on tht, some guys buying $500,000 boats and $80,000 pickup trucks to pull them with for cash money, or my favorite ( cash in hand ). And some of us are gluing our damn shoes together.
There is a reason some people can afford 500k boats and 80k trucks. Sometimes it is as simple as not blowing $80 on a new pair of shoes when 50 cents of glue will do the trick.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.