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Understanding the Main Causes of Zipper Failure

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Whether you’re pulling up the zipper on your favorite jacket or zipping up your tent, the last thing you want to deal with is a broken pull tab or stuck slide. Understanding the main causes of zipper failure can help you avoid common zipper accidents and extend the lifespan of your items that have zippers…. Read more »

The Difference Between Right and Left-Sided Insertion Pins

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Making and mending clothing requires knowing the difference between right and left-sided insertion pins. A busted zipper could mean anything from missing zipper teeth to a cracked slider. Getting the right zipper repair parts isn’t always easy, which is why you should keep a universal replacement zipper handy. When repairing items like jackets, it helps… Read more »

Understanding How Zippers Work

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You’ve been using zippers your entire life, but when it comes to understanding how zippers work, you likely only care when one breaks. Few people know the fascinating history of the zipper, let alone the mechanics of how they work. Keep reading to learn more about this timeless piece of engineering. Know the Components of… Read more »

The Fascinating History of the Zipper

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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 Tell What Size Zipper Slider You Need

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A busted zipper is not the end of the world. Whether you can sew or prefer no-sew techniques, you can replace a zipper on anything with these tips and tricks. For some projects, you might have to figure out how to tell what size zipper slider you need before you get started. Keep reading to… Read more »

How To Prepare for Your First Spring Camping Trip

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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 »