Anyone have any experience using Weldwood contact cement to re-adhere
glued-together parts (thoroughly cleaned of course) of a running shoe
such as the bottom sole layer to the spongy portion of the shoe
Take the project to a real shoe shop. For the few bucks you spend
you're more like;y to be successful than if you experiment on your
own. Remember, President Obama wants you to spread the wealth around
and all the shoe makers I know are less than middle class. Good luck.
No experience with that product but I've used Shoo Goo to good effect:
I think this link is to a retailer. The actual chemical formulation is
found in a number of variants that I've seen at Home Depots under the
Goop name, marine goop, kitchen goop, etc. I think Dick's Sporting
Goods carries Shoo Goo.
This stuff is like *extreme* airplane glue and I always have some on
hand for general glueing (other than woods). It'll replace a rivet on
an old tool, it's that strong but I'm sure you know that once shoes
start to pull apart, they're a little like Humpty Dumpty.
Good luck with it
Any running shoe that is in the condition of needing parts glued back
together is not a shoe that you should consider putting any more miles
into unless you really want to injure yourself.
Most running shoes stop protecting a runner after 300/400 miles.
Running more than 500 miles in a pair is dumb ... after that you start
reaching the asking to see an orthopod.
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