The Fascinating History of the Zipper

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The Fascinating History of the Zipper

Most people don’t think twice before using a zipper. They’re common on pants, boots, coats, and many other pieces of clothing—not to mention camping gear. Prior to the zipper, buttons were the only option for securing clothing, and we all know how difficult buttons can be to use. Today, designers mainly use buttons for fashionable… Read more »

How To Prepare for Your First Spring Camping Trip

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How To Prepare for Your First Spring Camping Trip

As the weather begins to warm up, you might start to crave the great outdoors again. Spending time in the backyard and going on hikes is one way to enjoy nature, but if you really want to try connecting with the natural world, plan a camping trip. Figuring out how to prepare for your first… Read more »

Tips for Fixing a Broken Zipper on Your Tent

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Tips for Fixing a Broken Zipper on Your Tent

As spring begins to swing, you may be itching to get your camping gear out and take to the woods. While it’s devastating to pull out your tent and discover a broken zipper, nothing is worse than not realizing it until you get to your campsite. You can be proactive with these tips for fixing… Read more »

How to Repair a Zipper With Two Sliders

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Fix A Broken Zipper! A lot of people have been emailing me lately about FixnZip Double Zip Repair. Yes, I will show you how to fix a broken Double Zipper! I will show you How to Repair a Zipper which has Two Sliders. Because FixnZip Kit will work ALL types of a zippers. First off,… Read more »

How to Repair Zippers That Separate or Come Undone

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I have a favorite hoodie. It’s comfortable, all lined in fleece, and has an embroidered logo of my favorite NFL team. I wear that thing constantly during football season and through the winter until the weather warms up. Out of nowhere, the zipper stopped working. The teeth would separate as soon as I’d zip it… Read more »

Duffel Bag Zipper Repair

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replacement duffel bag zipper slider

Best Go Bag Zipper Fix! One of my favorite getaways is heading out to the Oregon Coast for the weekend. I was throwing clothes into my duffel bag for one such weekend when I realized my duffel zipper had broken. It might sound silly, but this little duffel was the perfect size to hold everything… Read more »

Jacket Zipper Repair

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replace broken zippers with FixnZip

We all have a favorite jacket, hoodie, or fleece. The one that fits like a glove or provides just the right amount of warmth or has a hood that actually shields your face from the rain. The coat your hand automatically reaches for on your way out the door. You’re probably imagining it now, feeling… Read more »

Zipper Repair For Your Boat

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Replacement Zipper Slider on a Boat

If you’re an avid boater, then you know that boats have zippers everywhere. You’ll find zippers on the bridge enclosure, the boat cover, seat cushions, life jackets, and even non-boat-specific items like duffel and gear bags or your fishing vest. It’s a pain to have a zipper break on a gear bag or vest, but… Read more »

Wetsuit Zipper Repair

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Fix the broken zipper on a wetsuit

There’s nothing more frustrating than having a day on the water ruined by a broken zipper on your wetsuit. But before you throw away your old wetsuit, or spend a lot of money getting a wetsuit zipper repair check out our guide for replacing the broken zipper slider on a wetsuit for under $10. Signs… Read more »