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  1. 2 points
    Probably in the caravan...
  2. 1 point
    Lee

    YouTube

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  3. 1 point
    Bren

    Gluing Vibram soles On Doc Martens

    DO NOT USE SUPERGLUE.
  4. 1 point
    Flash

    Gluing Vibram soles On Doc Martens

    I don't remember being offensive to anyone, if I have offended anyone I apologise, I just don't believe fitting a pair of Vibram units to a D.M.upper is a very good D.I.Y project. If the D.M. have little value then by all means give it a go. My advice remains the same, if you value your D.M. then seek expert help.
  5. 1 point
    kirkybob

    Gluing Vibram soles On Doc Martens

    Iam not a cobbler and so cant help you with the docs, but I can tell you that abusive responses are not normal on this forum. I hope the responce you received has not put you off visiting again.
  6. 1 point
    hibsjo(SCO)

    Gluing Vibram soles On Doc Martens

    tell me what style/size of unit you want and ill send you units and glue to do the job, ill pre-solution soles for you as well you can pay me by paypal carry on!
  7. 1 point
    CitySafe

    Gluing Vibram soles On Doc Martens

    And to back up what Rick says, this is a professional forum to help each other out. We have had many people ask how to do things, and everyone has helped each other out, whether they be the trade or the public. There is no excuse whatsoever to abuse someone who is simply asking for help. Any future abuse like the disgusting language that was used will simply end you up with a lifetime ban. Jay I'm sorry about the language used, and I hope you don't see it as a reflection of the forum as a whole.
  8. 1 point
    kobblers

    Gluing Vibram soles On Doc Martens

    I can partly understand some of the frustration (I wouldn't call it anger) leveled towards you, Jay, as SteelCityShoes is right - people selling stuff on Ebay is contributing to a lot of people on here losing business, not just with repairs but with key cutting, engraving, sundry sales, etc - these people don't offer the correct advice on how to maintain your footwear because they don't have the same (if any) level of skill that a lot of us have spent years, decades even, aquiring. As an aside, how are you going to overcome the problem of getting the new units to fit flush against the welt whilst also keeping the correct shape of the shoe? 5050 WILL stick a Vibram unit to a Doc as Mr Bargy says but you need to know how to use it properly or it will simply fail. NOTE TO MEMBERS: ANY ABUSE TOWARDS ANYONE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED, NO MATTER HOW STRONGLY YOU MAY FEEL ABOUT A SUBJECT. WE ARE ALL ADULTS AND SHOULD BE ABLE TO CONDUCT OURSELVES AND OUR LANGUAGE AS SUCH. THANK YOU. Rick.
  9. 1 point
    grahamparker

    Gluing Vibram soles On Doc Martens

    I dread to think what customers think when visiting this site and seeing the abuse dished out to someone only wanting advice and help after being given bum information. Tom D why did you just not offer to help the guy out and offer to repair the shoes for him ?. JaySpencer not all repairers are the same Mr Bargy (Gray) will be more than happy to do the job for you in a a skilled and professional manner.
  10. 1 point
    Gray

    Gluing Vibram soles On Doc Martens

    I'd take them to a reputable repairer. And I'm sorry Steelcityshoes but 50/50 would stick a Vibram unit to a Doc Martin boot with proper preparation. But I'd recommend like for like on Doc Martens. Easy repair with the right units and right adhesive............. Tom D lighten up mate you are doing the trade and yourself no good.....You'll have a stroke or heart attack..... Lighten up fella...........Let the guy try, we all know he'll make a balls of it so what's the problem. I think JaySpencer has fallen foul of something alot of people have ie. cobblers who can't be arsed. I turn very little away, I'll have a go at anything, I like the challenge. OK so I'm 64 but I'm still learning. If you want to send them to me JaySpencer I'll have a look. If you have messed them up I'll tell you.
  11. 1 point
    Jay, where are you based? We might be able to recommend someone near to you who can do them for you. Some guys on here also do postal work. Tom is annoyed, because recently the rise of these eBay sellers trying to cash in selling repair materials and things has contributed to many hardworking guys going out is business. You say you’re a mechanic, I wouldn’t try and fix my own car, I’d leave it to you. There’s a lot more to shoe repair than a bit of glue. You rightly said that in the factory they are heat bonded, don’t try this, the fumes are toxic and won’t work with a vibram sole. While some Vibram soles can go on Docs without an issue, not all of them can. Likewise with glue, it’s not just a case of painting it on and on top of that, one glue won’t bond all materials. For example 5050 won’t stick a Vibram sole to a Doc boot. You are honestly best just taking them to a different shoe repairer. You’ll end up spending a lot more time and money doing it yourself and you may not have success
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