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Glue for shoe lining repair
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Glue for shoe lining repair on 03/20/2013 17:12:02 MDT Print View

I thought one of you MYOG guys might know what glue I should use to glue down the liner of my shoe. I tried Krazy Glue but it was immediately absorbed by the fabric liner.

unglued shoe liner

Edited by petesull on 03/20/2013 18:52:21 MDT.

Bob Gross
(--B.G.--) - F

Locale: Silicon Valley
Re: Glue for shoe lining repair on 03/20/2013 17:18:40 MDT Print View

Barge cement?


Madeline T
(madscot13) - F
seam sealer on 03/20/2013 17:31:37 MDT Print View

seam sealer? I use it on fabrics. it might take more than you think though just because it does get absorbed. it is flexible when it dries.

jerry adams
(retiredjerry) - MLife

Locale: Oregon and Washington
Re: seam sealer on 03/20/2013 18:15:54 MDT Print View

You mean McNett Seam Grip?

or Shoo Goo is pretty much the same stuff

Michael Pappas
(Mpap89) - F

Locale: bay area
masters cement on 03/20/2013 20:55:17 MDT Print View

Use master's cement. I dabble in shoe making and that's what 90% of shoe makers use.

Roger Caffin
(rcaffin) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
Re: Glue for shoe lining repair on 03/20/2013 22:13:08 MDT Print View

I like Shoo Goo.


Madeline T
(madscot13) - F
shoe goo on 03/20/2013 22:27:19 MDT Print View

is shoe goo a lot like seam sealer? I have a tube that i have never cracked opem

Hoot Filsinger
(filsinger) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest
Glue for shoe lining on 03/20/2013 22:46:35 MDT Print View

Both Barge and Shoo Goo will work fine. The new formula (blue and black tube) Barge does not have the holding power of the older yellow and red tubes. Shoo Goo is forgiving but avoid putting on too thick.


jerry adams
(retiredjerry) - MLife

Locale: Oregon and Washington
Re: shoe goo on 03/21/2013 08:53:08 MDT Print View

"seam sealer" is a non specific term - there's McNett Seam Grip for polyurethane coatings, various silicone sealers for silnylon,...

McNett Seam Grip and Shoo Goo are both polyurethane. I think they're pretty interchangeable. Maybe Shoo Goo is thicker? It's intended application is like fixing the sole of a shoe. McNett Seam Grip intended application is sealing seams and patching holes.

McNett and Shoo Goo have a short shelf life, especially after you open them. I had some Shoo Goo that was partially dried out so I added some Toluene or whatever the solvent is. It identifies it on the outside of the package. That stuff is very unhealthful, so maybe you should let it dry outside or in garage.

Another thing about the polyurethanes is they don't dry good. Even after days, if you have two surfaces that were coated, and they touch each other, they will stick and you can't get them apart. It will peel the polyurethane off one of the two surfaces. You have to rub some powder on the surfaces to make them non tacky. Like talc, or dried clay from soil, or scrape wall board compound,...

David Hunter
shoe glue on 03/21/2013 09:48:53 MDT Print View

"Freesole" works great for anything on shoes and boots.