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How to repair zips with broken or abraded chain stitching

Over time, or through hard use, the chain stitching that secures zip coils can become damaged, leading to coils coming free. Once this happens the zip will no longer work. In this video we explain how to hand stitch sliders back down, in order to return a coil zip with abraded chain stitching back to service in the field. Watch this video to find out!

Tools Required:
  • Large sewing needle
  • Synthetic Thread