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reefvagabond
05-31-2011, 16:04
I got myself a used seasoft weight belt. It is perfectly usable but it does seem to have two tiny holes in the neoprene. When I soaked it in the tub some very small bubbles came out, not a big deal, but also some milky colored stuff from the lead shot. I don't remember the term for that stuff, but I do know it's not great for the environment or my tub. What's the best way to fix this and to do so without trapping air inside?

navyhmc
05-31-2011, 23:49
Get some neoprene cement, dry your belt and glue the edges together using the directions for the cement. you should be good to go, don't worry about a little air in the belt, that will leak out when you dive. As I recall, they are not necessarily water/air tight.

reefvagabond
06-01-2011, 15:04
Thanks, I'll give this a shot. The holes are so tiny the only way I can find them is by submerging them and looking for bubbles. Still, if I can reduce lead getting out into the ocean I'll be happy. Can you get this glue at any dive shop?

navyhmc
06-01-2011, 15:44
Yes, your local shop should have some.