[Noisebridge-discuss] Suggestions on scooter seat cover?
tymmothy at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 09:07:52 UTC 2011
I very much appreciate the suggestions; I'll look into the E-6000 approach, as it seems like it'd be quite a bit of work & very messy with the smallish repair liquid tubes.
(sigh, the original seat cover was in beautiful shape for just short of 30 years...)
On Feb 6, 2011, at 6:52 PM, Jonathan Foote wrote:
> Ugh. Sorry to hear it. Duct tape is good for a few months at best
> before the adhesive oxidizes into a useless and unsightly crust. I
> wouldn't use it for anything except temporary fixes, especially
> I have used, many years ago, vinyl repair liquid like this:
> Patches using this aren't pretty but would be at least waterproof-ish.
> Or consider E-6000 adhesive and a big patch of weather-resistant vinyl.
> On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 5:02 PM, Tymm Twillman <tymmothy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I found today that my scooter's been hit by someone who's been un-excellently carving "DVLIES" into scooter seats around the mission... i'm looking for good thoughts on how best to patch up the seat.
>> i'm mainly worried about water getting into the seat & it getting moldy, but also hoping to do something at least reasonably stylish. I'd like to make it at least minimally stylish without too much work (figure I have to accept that this stuff is just going to happen to a scooter kept in the mission).
>> is duct tape sealing, then covering with fabric a reasonable approach? any suggestions on the fine points of making a seat cover that doesn't look like a last-minute burningman project? (definitely not dissing last-minute burningman projects, but you know what i mean)
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