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Flex seal?

Discussion in 'Humor, Games, Clips, Yarns and Tales' started by txgoose, May 19, 2020.

  1. txgoose

    txgoose ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I found this on a regulator I recently purchased. It is an LP hose. Will flex seal be a good backup for the zip tie or nah?
     
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  2. CuriousRambler

    CuriousRambler Solo Diver

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    Flexseal might be difficult to cut away in the event of a snag. I'd avoid it.
     
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  3. txgoose

    txgoose ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    :) I'm gonna be honest, this thought never crossed my mind. This is why second opinions should be sought out!
     
  4. couv

    couv Instructor, Scuba

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    Definitely Flex Seal covered by heat shrink tubing. ;-O
    I know that's not one I sent you-I use Cobra Head zip ties.
     
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  5. txgoose

    txgoose ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I'm sure I knew they existed but maybe I didn't know that they were a readily accessible thing. Those are cool! (For those that may partake of couv's regs or services, this did not come from him! :) )
     
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  6. hammet

    hammet Manta Ray

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  7. broncobowsher

    broncobowsher Solo Diver

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    You need a layer of Gorilla tape under that zip tie first.
     
  8. txgoose

    txgoose ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Well, crap. Now we gotta move this to the DIY community. How in hades do you get a tiny zip tie like that relatched/recycled? Can I fuse the end of another ziptie onto the end of that ziptie, pull it tight and snip it off again?
     
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  9. happy-diver

    happy-diver Skindiver Just feelin it

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    You're not serious about repairing your life supporting dive gear like this, are you???

    this kind of fix only works on brake hoses
     
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  10. lionfish-eater

    lionfish-eater Photographer

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    use a worm gear hose clamp, stainless steel.
     
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