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TEAR-AID
TEAR-AID® Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches

A must have for cruisers. Repair holes and tears instantly on almost any surface with this elastic peel-and-stick, seethru patch. Unique adhesive forms an extreme bond that stretches and recovers without pulling off. Durable, flexible, airtight, watertight, puncture-resistant. Protects against abrasion, moisture, salt water, UV sunlight and extreme temperatures. Choose from two types:

  • Type A is for use on Hypalon, canvas, rubber, neoprene, most plastics, nylon, nonoiled leather and metal surfaces
  • Type B is for use on PVC, vinyl and vinyl-coated materials only

Kits contain one 3" x 12" patch, one 7/8" x 7/8" patch, one 1-3/8" x 1-3/8" patch, 12" reinforcement filament (for repairing tears at edges), two alcohol prep pads and instructions.

Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Tear Repair Kit, Inflatable Type A (Hypalon and Other Surfaces) 8618233 WM-BOX-A-100
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$12.99

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Tear Repair Kit, Inflatable Type B (PVC, Vinyl Only) 8618241 WM-BOX-B-100
In stock online.

$12.99

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A must have for cruisers. Repair holes and tears instantly on almost any surface with this elastic peel-and-stick, seethru patch. Unique adhesive forms an extreme bond that stretches and recovers without pulling off. Durable, flexible, airtight, watertight, puncture-resistant. Protects against abrasion, moisture, salt water, UV sunlight and extreme temperatures. Choose from two types:

  • Type A is for use on Hypalon, canvas, rubber, neoprene, most plastics, nylon, nonoiled leather and metal surfaces
  • Type B is for use on PVC, vinyl and vinyl-coated materials only

Kits contain one 3" x 12" patch, one 7/8" x 7/8" patch, one 1-3/8" x 1-3/8" patch, 12" reinforcement filament (for repairing tears at edges), two alcohol prep pads and instructions.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches
 
4.2

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performs well (8)
  • Durable (5)
  • Stable/seaworthy (4)
  • Easy to assemble (3)
  • Stores compactly (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Angler (4), Family boater (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Holds on and won't let go

This product is truly easy to use. I have used this product on an air matress and a dinghy have have been impressed each time I have used it. You might think that something...Read complete review

This product is truly easy to use. I have used this product on an air matress and a dinghy have have been impressed each time I have used it. You might think that something that "just sticks" to the surface would not get the job done but it really does work! If you can adhere the product to the inside of an inflatable, you are doing even better! This stuff does not let go...just make sure the surface is VERY clean.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Comes off if you use 303 Fabric Guard

I fixed my boat canvas with Type-A Tear-Aid and initially was pleased but then I put 303 Fabric Guard on my canvas and every patch 3/4" wide or less fell off....Read complete review

I fixed my boat canvas with Type-A Tear-Aid and initially was pleased but then I put 303 Fabric Guard on my canvas and every patch 3/4" wide or less fell off. And all the larger patches lost their adhesion 3/8" around on all sides ----- and its only been two days so I'm not sure how much deeper into the patches the adhesion will fail.

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4.0

Awesome Product!

By Freediver

from San Diego

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

      Purchased Hypalon Tear-Aid to seal a small 1/2" tear in my inflatable Zodiac. It's been on there for a week and shows no signs of coming off. The boat is fully inflated and takes a pounding in the ocean waves. I want to keep the tear aid on and see how long it will stay there. Great product, easy to apply and long lasting!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Sticky

      By John

      from Peoria, Az.

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Comfortable To Ride

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Rough Water

        Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

        Sticky tape

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great product

        By Skill

        from Lake Havasu AZ

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

        A failed previous patch was overlaid with TEAR AID. The patch held while my grandchildren enjoyed the towed water toy. Will use again.

         
        5.0

        Wow this repair kit works.

        By Skil

        from Lake Havasu az

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

        Had to patch over a bad patch and it did the job

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Nice product, wish I had found it earlier.

        By SammyG

        from Chapin SC

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

        Used on camper and boat upholstery

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        did not work

        By me

        from here

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

        Did not work

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Simple to use

        By Tom

        from Siesta Key, Florida

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Reviewer

        Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

        I have used TEAR-AID twice to repair an expensive air bed. Twice, not because the first time failed, but because it worked the first time and the bed was damaged again. It was simple, the directions were concise and both repairs have continued to hold. This bed is for my grandchildren when they come to visit. Significant jumping as well as inflating and deflating to "ride" the bed up and down are part of its use.
        I would've given it 5 stars if it installed itself!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        This is a great product. Holds a ripped boat cover,like new.

        By Dick

        from North East, Md

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

        Best repair for a rip I have seen.

         
        5.0

        Tear Aid repair patches

        By bob

        from Charlotte NV

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to use!

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

            this is a puncture repair "kit". Being used on a inflatable 2 person kayak of "rubberized fabric" construction. NOT a "pool toy"!

            Clear instructions, easy to use and APPEARS to be "doing the job". the kayak remains blown up and losing not air, but has NOT been tested in the water, yet.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            3.0

            saved me time and money

            By Diver Dave

            from Smithtown,N.Y.

            About Me Beginner

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about TEAR-AID Fabric and Inflatable Repair Patches:

            This time of year quick fix is a lfe saver

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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