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Old 04-15-2020, 12:19 AM
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Hello fellow racers.
have a question regarding repair of ETS carpets.
Our carpets have several rips and holes in them. We are on a VERY strict budget and are looking for a cheap and smart way to repair our carpets.
We are thinking about gluing some thin flexible material to the backside of the carpets to patch the holes. Tips and tricks would be very helpful!

Thank you
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Old 04-15-2020, 01:29 AM
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The best way is to use a few overlapping lines of sail repair tape on the underside as you role the carpet up.
Once the tape is underneath, you can use some superglue on top.
We then put a polythene bag (old parts bag etc) on top of where the superglue has been used and finish rolling the carpet up.
The bag stops the glue from trying to stick to the carpet it's rolled against (superglue, or crazy glue, depending on where you're from, won't stick to polythene)

Once All this is done you should only be left with a slightly darker 'V' in the shape of the tear where you used the glue on the surface.

Always use sail tape on the underside as it WILL NOT COME OFF.
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Old 04-15-2020, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by alex007 View Post
Hello fellow racers.
have a question regarding repair of ETS carpets.
Our carpets have several rips and holes in them. We are on a VERY strict budget and are looking for a cheap and smart way to repair our carpets.
We are thinking about gluing some thin flexible material to the backside of the carpets to patch the holes. Tips and tricks would be very helpful!

Thank you
use a hot glue gun it works perfectly.
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Old 04-16-2020, 04:57 AM
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There are a lot of carpet repair tapes available. All of them work on the bottom side. It might take a few tests of different ones to find the best. Look for a specific repair tape with rienforcement.
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