How to Repair a Cut Sheath

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How to Repair a Cut Sheath

Post by CaseBowie » Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:27 am

Hi all,

I recently got a Case XX Bowie that the seller carelessly shipped loose in the box.... needless to say there was an issue and the knife cut the sheath. It puts me in an awkward position because this was ebay, but I may have to just accept it and fix it myself.

How can I make this previously untouched and mint sheath as close as it was without spending much? Epoxy? Acrylic? Or is it not possible?
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Re: How to Repair a Cut Sheath

Post by zzyzzogeton » Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:42 am

Redneck me would use a dab of super glue.

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Re: How to Repair a Cut Sheath

Post by 1967redrider » Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:43 am

zzyzzogeton wrote:
Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:42 am
Redneck me would use a dab of super glue.
I can relate, brother. ::nod:: I have that Locktite Ultragel Super Glue, probably something better out there for leather but that's what I happen to have.
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Re: How to Repair a Cut Sheath

Post by eveled » Wed Apr 28, 2021 1:05 am

I’ve used superglue. To fix sheaths. And also for cut fingers.

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Re: How to Repair a Cut Sheath

Post by btrwtr » Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:39 pm

There are glues made specifically for bonding leather. Unlike many other glues they continue to bond remain flexible.
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Re: How to Repair a Cut Sheath

Post by Mumbleypeg » Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:35 pm

Redneck me would try that stuff they sell to repair tennis shoes. (ShoeGoo?) It bonds tight, stays flexible, and doesn’t discolor the material. YMMV. You can get it at an athletic shoe store. Maybe even Walmart. ::shrug::

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