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What is a good rubber cement to repair running shoes?

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I've had success with polyurethane (gorilla) glue. I've found it usually holds until some other part of shoe fails (inner sole). Follow the instructions, use a damp rag to get the surfaces wet then lightly clamp or compress the shoe with some type of weight to hold surfaces together.

The urethane glues expand and fill in voids. Use sparingly but cover the surfaces. Best not to mess with glue that may ooze out. Wait until it sets then scrap off excess. Urethane glues will stick to your skin and difficult to remove so avoid contact.

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    Carl Rock May 19, 2019

    try putting it in your ear

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