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#812922 06/17/2020 3:31 PM
by JubeePrince
JubeePrince
Changing my front tire, noticed my rim tape is getting pretty tired looking.

Has anyone used an old inner tube for rim tape? Any caveats? Is the inner tube material TOO thick? Rim tape is pretty thin stuff....

Cheers,

Steve
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by JubeePrince
JubeePrince
Reassemble tomorrow!

I think the front tire was a bit overdue for a change...yikes!


Steve
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by JubeePrince
JubeePrince
Thanks guys!

I’ll let you know the outcome. Just wire wheeled the rust, treated with naval jelly and two coats of Dupli-Color Rust Barrier (seals corrosion flexible rubberized finish).

Masked off the wheel with tape and old Manila folders I had lying around.

A bit Rube Goldberg, but the job’s a good ‘un! Good for another 43 years!

Cheers,

Steve
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by kevin
kevin
duct tape has always worked for me. clean the inside of the rim, use two wraps, maybe a third short piece for extra thickness where the old rim lock holes are.
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