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Neal Hinerman 01-07-2019 05:55 PM

AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
Newish Canmore Hybrid. Any ideas as to a possible solution? This is the only area where it's leaking, and finances preclude the purchase of a new bag at this time.

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Leong 01-07-2019 07:56 PM

Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
If it's "newish", can you not return it to Canmore (ask first of course)? They have a 2-year guarantee.

Neal Hinerman 01-07-2019 09:45 PM

Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
Alas, it is out of warranty.

Leong 01-07-2019 10:12 PM

Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
Oh too bad. I know someone who used a small tent repair patch (PVC I think) and glued that to the inner side of the leaky area. I myself used Shoe Goo on a smallish portion around the end of the zip on a Bannatyne WMC. Still holding after a year or so.

magsevenband 01-08-2019 04:06 AM

Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
IMO, all of these bags on the market these days leak for various reasons and they are overpriced to boot..shoe goo has worked for me as well..needs a couple of days to cure properly, apply liberally.

Klondike Waldo 01-08-2019 04:21 AM

Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
Another vote for Shoe Goo®. My first synthetic bag started leaking after 9 years and a dab of Shoe Goo® kept it playing until I got in a replacement. However, it's replacement failed- cracked open at the bass drone grommet -after about 5 years, 5 minutes before I was to start playing for a wedding. :willy: I was able to McGiver it with a bootlace and electrical tape and ordered a Gannaway bag when I got home. Nowadays, I keep a spare bag with tied-in stocks in rotation.

Leong 01-08-2019 04:44 AM

Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by magsevenband (Post 1334010)
IMO, all of these bags on the market these days leak for various reasons...

Yeah, I think a good policy is to have fewer grommets and zips like in the days of yore (but I guess that's not always possible if there're moisture control innards, etc)

thevoidboy 01-08-2019 08:17 AM

Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
Wait. You got 9 years and 5 years out of those bags? That’s actually quite a bit....


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Klondike Waldo 01-08-2019 08:20 AM

Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by thevoidboy (Post 1334018)
Wait. You got 9 years and 5 years out of those bags? That’s actually quite a bit....


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My original L&M bag lasted 10. :thumb:

Nathaniel 01-08-2019 10:32 AM

Re: AAaarrrgggghhhhh!!!! My bag has sprung a leak!!!
 
Spray rubber - like FlexSeal


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