I have a heavy duty zipper (water proof) on my backpack that broke.  Is there someone in the local area that can repair it? (Raleigh)

Thanks

David

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Can you possibly post a photo of the offending malfunction? We need to see if it’s a zipper fastener or slide or just the material, if it’s the material you may have a major issue, good luck

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@redbeardroaming I doubt there is a local repair shop that could repair a waterproof zipper, but I would send a photo to rainy pass repair (https://rainypass.com/) and they can give you an idea if it’s repairable. They aren’t cheap, but they do great work. Hope this helps. 

PDB
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Have you contacted the backpack manufacturer to ask if the broken zipper is covered by their warranty?

Even if not, they may offer a repair service.

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Check with local outfits that do marine upholstery, boat covers, etc.

I would check with the manufacturer first, though. It may be under warranty, and even if it isn't they may be willing to sell you a matching zipper.

 

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