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Sleeping Bag Zipper Replacement

I have a Wilderness Experience sleeping bag that needs a new zipper.  It is a Solo model, and has a YKK zipper.  I believe I bought this bag from REI about 40 years ago.

I have looked at REI's repair suggestions and I don't think the problem is in the slide.  I think the plastic zipper pieces are worn. 

What is the best way to go about having the zipper replaced.  I can sew (I still have and use my Frostline bag that I sewed from their kit), but I think at this point, I would like to have a professional replace this zipper.  If REI replaces zippers, should I send it to them, or should I simply find a local tailor and have them replace it.  I'm assuming I can find a replacement from YKK.

Thanks.

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@OldTimer1 wow, 40 years and just now needing a new zipper - that's impressive!

For this type of repair, we'd recommend working with Rainy Pass Repairs, as they specialize in the repair of technical outdoor gear, sleeping bags included!

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