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Not to shamelessly advertise, but I only have experience with one wetsuit repair product and I am very happy with it. I bought a can of "Block Surf" neoprene cement to repair a hole in mine about six months ago and the repair i made looks just as good now as the day I made it. In talking to my old construction boss, it seems any neoprene cement will do the trick, but seeing as how you can get a 4oz thing of the block surf stuff for like $8 online (I paid $12 in a surfshop) it might just be better to get the proper equipment. This stuff comes in a little mini can with a kind of paintbrush attached to the lid. It's the consistency of something like super glue.
It's pretty stretchy when its dry, should work pretty well on the ankle. The excess from my repair is on the inside of my suit against my skin and i don't even notice it. I think it should hold two sides of a seam together fine, as long as they are close enough to hang naturally next to each other while the stuff dries. Just don't glue your leg hole shut!
a good way to do it is use dental floss to tie the rip up. apply the cement or glue or whatever you have on both sides of the seam then stuff a toilet paper roll or paper towel roll up the ankle so the wet glue doesnt touch any part of the suit you dont want it to. after that some people leave the dental floss in for a little more reinforcement or you take it out like stitches. either way is pretty solid.
dental floss, like that. Used flishing string to do the same thing on an old suit held up pretty good but i use d the aqua glue stuff and it went hard on me. Appreciate the info guys turns out i got a deal on the neoprene queen so i went that route. If you guys want follow up on the repair i can post.
k so i got everything glue together looking pretty sharp, went out side crack a can of the good stuff, give the old dog a run around the yard and enjoy the sun. Later that night i come to find my wet suit leg glue shut with a beauty foot print right in the middle!!! ahahhhahahhhhhhhhh! no jk things are great! suit back in business and well i figure i fix all my suits. Iam giving Neoprene queen thumbs up tho you may have to put 2 or more coats on it and make sure its 110% dry before use.