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brian H
(B14) - M

Locale: Siskiyou Mtns
Lookin 4 Help - Pack repair on 05/14/2012 22:11:28 MDT Print View

Hello all,

I am in need of a small repair job on my ancient, circa 1988 REI Klettersack style pack, and am not sure where to look so am posting here. It's a prob I've had for many years - simply the stitching on the seams of the lid pocket doesnt wanna hold.

This image shows a pack of similar lines, especially the lid:
http://pinterest.com/pin/236861261621912464/

Any helpful direction you can point me in would be gr8. The pack turns 25 next year and has some sentimental value for sure.

Sewing...it well, um, it...intimidates me ;)
Thanx.

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife
Re: Lookin 4 Help - Pack repair on 05/14/2012 22:58:04 MDT Print View

In an outdoorsy town like yours there must be someone who does repair. Any non chain gear shops around to ask? Also check shoe repair places, no kidding.

John Canfield
(jcanfield) - F - M

Locale: Cascadia
Pack Repair on 05/15/2012 09:53:51 MDT Print View

Brian,
get in touch! I have repaired hundred of backpacks of all ages. Everything from zipper replacements to foam reconstruction. I also build backpacks. I LIVE backpacks.

You are not too far away. If you send it my way, I would repair it for cheap+ return shipping (I am guessing ~ $20 + $15).

let me know!
canfield.john@gmail.com