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AIRE Inflatable Kayak Foot Brace Kit Installation Instructions

Instructions for installing AIRE Inflatabel Kayak foot braces.

Maintenance & Repair

Aquaseal/Cotol Instructions

Learn to repair your neoprene spray skirt, neoprene or HydroSkin apparel or gaskets with Aquaseal.

Maintenance & Repair

Carlson Barrel Pump Maintenance Information

Shop NRS for toluene, clifton and urethane adhesives for raft repair, inflatable boat repair, wet suit repair hypalon repair, punctured raft repair, and neoprene gasket repair.

Maintenance & Repair

Clifton Hypalon Adhesive Gluing Instructions

Learn to patch or add d-rings, footcups, or carry handles to your Hypalon raft with clifton hypalon adhesive

Maintenance & Repair

Clifton Urethane Adhesive Gluing Instructions

Learn to fix a tear or hole in your PVC raft or cataraft.

Maintenance & Repair

Fitting Molded Oar Sleeves and Oar Rights

Preventing slipping of Molded Oar Sleeves and Oar Rights.

Maintenance & Repair, Skills & Tips

Flexseal Tube Sealant

Learn to repair small leaks in inflatable tubes.

Maintenance & Repair

Gear Storage Ideas

Gear Storage Ideas Gear Storage Ideas; Putting your boating gear away until next weekend, or next year, there are steps you should take to protect your investment.

Maintenance & Repair

Halkey-Roberts Valve Types

Information about the different types of Halkey-Roberts valves.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Clean and Store Your Inflatable Boat

Step-by-step video instructions for cleaning and storing your inflatable.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Do a Preseason Raft Inspection

Better to find problems with your boat in your garage than on the river! Here are some tips for inspecting your raft or cataraft to make sure it's ready for the season.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Find and Fix Inflatable Boat Valve Leaks

How to troubleshoot and fix boat inflation valve leaks.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Fix a Pressure Relief Valve in a Raft or IK

Tips on fixing a leaky PR valve on your raft or IK.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Install D-Rings and Footcups

NRS Repairs shows you the best ways to install D-rings and footcups and permanently glue them to Hypalon-, PVC- and urethane-coated materials

Maintenance & Repair, Skills & Tips

How to Maintain Your NRS Barrel Pump

Cleaning and lubricating the NRS Barrel Pump

Maintenance & Repair

How to Patch a Hypalon Boat

Video with step-by-step instructions for Hypalon repair.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Repair a Worn Spot on a Raft

Using Aquaseal to cover a worn spot on a raft or cataraft.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Repair an Oar or Paddle Blade

Repairing a broken oar blade with G/flex Epoxy.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Repair and Replace a Military Valve

In this video NRS Repairs goes over all the steps for repairing and replacing military valves, including replacing a boot.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Repair Leafield C7 Valve

Replacing the plunger, spring and rubber seal is a snap on the Leafield C7 Valve

Maintenance & Repair

How to Repair PVC and Urethane Boats

In this video, the NRS Repairs Department goes over the step-by-step process for Repairing Boats finding the leak, preparing the surface of the patch and boat, applying the glue and rolling on the patch

Maintenance & Repair

How to Replace a Cataraft Nose Cone

This video shows you how to replace a cataraft nose cone if its in need of repair due to a nose cone leak.

Maintenance & Repair

How to Replace a Raft Valve

Here we show you how to replace a raft valve, using a doughnut patch to cover the incisions you make to remove the valves inner piece.

Maintenance & Repair

Hypalon Repair Instruction

Learn how to make repairs to your Hypalon raft or cataraft tubes or your Hypalon raft floors. hypalon repair, punctured raft repair, and neoprene gasket repair.

Maintenance & Repair

Identifying Inflatable Boat Material

How to identify the type of material in your inflatable boat

Maintenance & Repair

Inflatable Boat Cleaner

An easy-to-use cleaner for both PVC and Hypalon® inflatables. Dirt, white oxidation, and diesel smudge will easily dissolve.

Maintenance & Repair

Inflatable Boat Material & Valve Reference Chart

Reference chart used to determine the correct material, glue and valves to use when repairing a boat from a specific manufacturer.

Maintenance & Repair

Inflatable Repair Adhesives Guide

In this video, Josh from NRS Repairs shares an inflatable repair adhesives guide to help you understand when to use such glues as Clifton Hypalon, Shore, Stabond, Clifton Urethane, Vynabond and G/flex Epoxy

Maintenance & Repair

Leafield B7 and A7 Valve Repair

In this Quick Tips instructional video, the NRS experts show you how to repair your Leafield B7 and A7 valves quickly and easily.

Maintenance & Repair

Leafield Valves

Information about the different types of Leafield valves.

How To Choose, Maintenance & Repair

Military Valves

Information about the different types of Military valves.

How To Choose, Maintenance & Repair

NRS Inflatable Boat Use and Care Instructions

Learn how to properly care for your raft, cataraft or inflatable kayak. Information about mounting a frame to your raft or cataraft, cleaning instructions and some repair information.

Maintenance & Repair

NRS Repair Department

We'll repair your latex drysuit or drytop gaskets and raft pumps.

Maintenance & Repair

NRS Shore Adhesive Cold Gluing Procedures

Shop NRS for toluene, clifton and urethane adhesives for raft repair, inflatable boat repair, wet suit repair hypalon repair, punctured raft repair, and neoprene gasket repair.

Maintenance & Repair

NRS Suggested Boat Repair Facilities

Each of the following repair locations do minor and major repairs on Pennel Orca, Hypalon & PVC boats.

Maintenance & Repair

Quick Guide: G/flex Epoxy Adhesive

Guide to uses of this great repair adhesive.

Maintenance & Repair

Quick Guide: Rubber Boat Repair Adhesives

Helping you choose the best glue for Pennel Orca®, Hypalon®, and other rubber boats.

Maintenance & Repair

Quick Guide: Temporary Field Boat Repairs

Temporary repairs that can get you home.

Maintenance & Repair

Quick Guide: Urethane and PVC Boat Adhesives

Helping you choose the best glue for urethane and PVC boats.

Maintenance & Repair

Raft, Cataraft, Inflatable Kayak and SUP Board Valves

Replacement valve types for rafts, catarafts and inflatable kayaks.

Maintenance & Repair

Stabond Adhesive Gluing Instructions

Learn to patch tears or holes in your PVC rafts or catarafts. hypalon repair, punctured raft repair, and neoprene gasket repair.

Maintenance & Repair

Summit Valve Identification

Identify the Difference between a Summit 1 and a Summit 2 Valve.

Maintenance & Repair

That's the Rub

How to prevent and repair rub spots in inflatable boats.

Maintenance & Repair

The Sun and My Inflatable Friend (or Foe?)

Times when the sun does damage to you and your gear.

Maintenance & Repair

Usage Guide for Clifton Accelerator

Learn to patch or add d-rings, footcups, or carry handles to your Hypalon raft with clifton hypalon adhesive

Maintenance & Repair

Valve Know-How

Information on identification, maintenance and repair of inflatable boat valves.

Maintenance & Repair

West System G/flex Epoxy Adhesive

G/flex Epoxy is a toughened, resilient two-part epoxy that gives a superior waterproof bond to plastics, metals, fiberglass, masonry, glass and wet and difficult-to-bond woods.

Maintenance & Repair