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Old 12-27-2012, 08:56 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by billdonna View Post
Self vulcanizing?

Any vulcanizing I have done in years past involved patching a tire from the inside and lighting a compound on the patch with a match. When the compound had melted to the inside of the tire you blew out he flame. This made a bullet proof seal! Vucanizing involves the application of heat. How does a plug self vulcanize?

With the special glue/goop they use on the rope and tire heat from running it.
The rope type plugs will vulcanize with the tire fairly easy.
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