+1 Probably the best suggestion so far. Got a belt sander with clogged
sandpaper? What do you use to clean it to extend its service life?
Yep, a bar of gum rubber. Pretty close to sneaker soles if you ask me.
Kill two birds with one stone!
No suggestions of a paint, but I'd probably try using something like
shelf liner and shoe goo. Remember, the shoe has to flex quite a bit so
anything on there needs to be able to handle that.
A temporary fix that worked on a pair of flip flops was to cut grooves in
the bottom using my pocket knife. It worked, but the flip flops wore
smooth again. The permanent solution was to find a quality pair of flip
flops. (As a bonus, they've lasted longer.)
PL Premium might work, but I'm not sure how well it'd adhere to shoes.
I might be tempted to try shoe goo and shelf liner, but I've got no idea
how that would wear.
Do you have a shoe repair place you could contact? I know a good one in
IL, but if I recall you're in Canada around the great lakes.
Something like this might work:
On the other hand, it might just melt your sneakers.
Illegal to use at most race tracks, incidently.
(on a serious note, it would probably be cheaper and more
effective to paint whatever it is you're standing on to
make it less slippery.)
On Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:47:03 +0000 (UTC), John McCoy
The reason why I'm searching on this topic might help. I use a
wheelchair, but I can do standing transfers. However, when I do stand,
I don't have typical leg control and my legs are on an angle when I
stand and my feet tend to slide out from underneath me.
I'm seeking to have them not slide out from underneath me. That's what
I'm seeking to prevent.
On Saturday, October 18, 2014 8:23:45 PM UTC-7, email@example.com wrote:
Clean the soles (soap and water, finish with an isopropyl wipe) and
apply some Shoe Goo. Level it with
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a popsicle stick, and when the stuff dries you'll have a good friction
For your purpose, just glue some 80 grit sandpaper to the soles. Cloth
backed would be most durable.
There are also those strips meant to stick on the bottom of the tub, no
idea if they would be more or less durable than the cloth backed paper.
On 10/18/2014 11:23 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
There is also stairway tread strips that could be GOOPed on. Near as I
can tell the various flavors of GOOP and Shoe Goo are the same thing.
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