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Old 05-03-2021, 01:26 PM   #1
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Cracked Riffe speargun repair ideas?

Hi guys,

First time poster here. Just wanted to introduce myself and see if anyone had any suggestions on how I could repair my cracked or chipped speargun. My name is Jason Iím from the Southbay area and fish H&L and dive. My gun was recently damaged not sure how but chipped in a strange place and Iím not sure what would be the best way to go about repairing it. I like the gun and donít want to buy another unless it served a different purpose. Itís Riffe Paduk 3xs. Any input or ideas are greatly appreciated.

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Old 05-03-2021, 01:53 PM   #2
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Re: Cracked Riffe speargun repair ideas?

You could put a drop of polyester or Epoxy resin between those two pieces, and clamp them back together.
Or just sand it to a smoother finish.
I'd say its' only cosmetic, and wont affect the function of the gun, either way.
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Old 05-03-2021, 02:38 PM   #3
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Re: Cracked Riffe speargun repair ideas?

Get some G-Flex Epoxy. IT comes in small bottles. It's very useful to have around.

take off that line guide. mix up a little G-Flex. either clamp or take some electric tap and tightly wind around the part. Next day, remove clamp or tape. (don't clamp super tight just need a little force) and sand flush with 220 then 320. Done.
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Old 05-03-2021, 02:39 PM   #4
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Re: Cracked Riffe speargun repair ideas?

Thank you for the info.

If itís only cosmetic then Iím less worried about it. I think Iíll give the epoxy or resin method a try just in case
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Old 05-03-2021, 02:51 PM   #5
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Re: Cracked Riffe speargun repair ideas?

Or, if you are anywhere close to San Clemente, you could take it to Riffe and have them fix it. They might even warranty it as well.
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Old 05-22-2021, 10:55 PM   #6
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I'd take it to Riffe. I had an excellent experience with them repairing something for me, free of charge

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