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Where to repair outdoor clothing in Salt Lake?

Postby Kai » Sat May 08, 2010 6:25 pm

I need a place that can add some heavy duty snaps to a pair of gaiters.

Is there a repair/alterations place in the Salt Lake area that specializes in repairing or modifying outdoor gear and clothing?
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Postby MoapaPk » Sat May 08, 2010 7:18 pm

Perhaps you have a handy friend with one of these?

I used to make most of my gear and still have some of the snap-setting kits. I found it useful to put a bit of flexible urethane on the cloth before the final set (e.g. seam grip nowadays), to decrease the chance of rip-out and ravel of threads. You can hasten the curing time of the urethane by wetting the cloth after the snap is fully set.

Good luck.
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Postby Scott » Sun May 09, 2010 3:25 am

Check Kirkman's at 3100 south and State. I've gotten stuff repaired there before.
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Postby builttospill » Sun May 09, 2010 11:22 am

Second Kirkhams. I've never had anything done there, but I've heard good things from a friend of mine.
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