I patch perhaps 50-100 inner-tubes a week, if not more, volunteering for my local bike co-op and use the rubber-cement I buy in bottles or tins (EG: Elmers, Bestine or Best-test) from art-supply stores, it works well. I recommend the bottles or tins with a brush attached to the inside of the lid for convenience and, from time to time, I 'thin' the remaining glue with hexane to compensate for evaporation ... http://www.cutting-mats.net/rubber-cement-glue.html Alan LloydSchaumburg, Illinois, U.S.A.
From: John Betmanis <email@example.com> Subject: Re: [CR] Tire repair history
On 13/07/2010 10:28 PM, Marcus Coles wrote:
> Get yourself to the local Staples (497 Norwich Avenue, Woodstock) and
> purchase some rubber cement.
I have always been familiar with that type of rubber cement and have used it to mount photographs. However, I never thought it was as strong as the "rubber solution" used to patch tubes, or exactly the same product. However, I'll give it a try.