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Old 01-09-2013, 03:42 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by STUFF2C View Post
I have used rope plugs in my side wall. I had to put two in the hole to stop the leak. They got me to the dealer for a new tire... 60 miles away and never over 40mph (well maybe)

Yep! Me too. It took three ropes to plug it, but it worked and got me home. 25 miles
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:39 PM   #47
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this got me home 2 stop n go on a slice

But I like the strings for the long run
I carry both
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:54 PM   #48
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I used the BMW kit twice (once from a large drywall screw, the other from a fish scaler blade from a Swiss army knife). It has these doughnut-shaped plugs and rubber cement. Worked very well with CO2 (first time ever patching a tire). I got it to an air compressor and refilled with normal air.

I haven't tried anything else.
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Old 10-17-2014, 05:29 PM   #49
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I got a “Stop-N-Go” kit when I first read about them years ago. I have had some stay in, and had some pop out. The last time one popped out was when I was going down the freeway in Los Angeles. For an emergency it will get you home….maybe. I’ve got 3 kits and I’m ready to up-grade to something more reliable.

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Old 10-17-2014, 06:38 PM   #50
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Rope plugs suck when it's 30 degrees out. They like to break while inserting. A mushroom plug is much easier in cold climates.
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