Unfortunately, gear doesn't last forever. It's not uncommon for your favorite jacket, sleeping bag or tent to have a broken zipper. Don't give up on a good piece of gear just because of zipper trouble. You can repair a broken zipper in no time. Just follow this quick tip.
Whether you're having trouble with a zipper on your rain jacket, snow pants, backpack, sleeping bag or tent, you should be able to fix the problem with a pair of pliers and just a few minutes. It's quick easy and effective.
Now that your zipper is working it's a good time to think about maintaining that gear with a Nikwax wash.
Need more gear repair tips? Try these:
How to Repair a Ripped Tent
Prolong the Life of Your Sleeping Bag
How to Wash and Revitalize a Waterproof Jacket
How to Fix a Broken Zipper
By Andy Hawbaker
April 01, 2015
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