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Handy repair tool for roughening raft material before applying glue. Use roller end over the patched surface to get a good bond. 1" dia. x 1/8" wide, ribbed wheel.

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Roller Rasp Hand Tool
 
4.0

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great for exposed areas

The rasp end is a great size and has just the right coarseness for plastic raft materials. Woodworking rasps tend to be too coarse, metal rasps too fine. Sandpaper is messier, slower,...Read complete review

The rasp end is a great size and has just the right coarseness for plastic raft materials. Woodworking rasps tend to be too coarse, metal rasps too fine. Sandpaper is messier, slower, and less targeted.

Curve of rasp is optimal for an exposed area, but makes it unusable getting into tight spaces, or up against an intersection. The rasp plate is far from the tip. I ended up cutting off the tip, including the welds, then straightening the tool. This worked great (though no longer as good for exposed areas). Might consider buying a second one and not modifying.

Wheel end works great- the little teeth on the wheels make it work better than hardware store seam or screen rollers.

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The roller is good ... BUT ...

I found that the rasp was way too aggressive to use on Hypalon. The roller is good, being easier to use than a screw driver handle.

I found that the rasp was way too aggressive to use on Hypalon. The roller is good, being easier to use than a screw driver handle.

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5.0

Roller rasp saver

By on stepp

from Valdez, Alaska

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Protects Well
  • Visually Pleasing
  • Weather Proof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoor
    • Outdoor
    • Quick Fix
    • remove old glue

    Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

    This works great. Good for getting the old glue off. i also used it to press the patch down. the roller on it was great for the over lapping seams. don't over rasp to the fibers.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Got to me fast.

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    1.0

    not very good

    By Fatboy05

    from Dena, Md

    About Me Advanced

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    Pros

    • Easy to Use

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

      sandpaper did a better job for roughing up the surface to be bonded

      Service and delivery comments:

      service was great.

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      4.0

      Great tool especially for the price.

      By OldJoe

      from Bend, Orygun

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            Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

            Did a good job.

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            5.0

            Much sturdier than it looks

            By Ed

            from Maryland

            About Me Advanced

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            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Must Have Tool

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Inflatable repair

              Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

              Used to repair a couple of spots on my RIB. Was surprised at the excellent quality for the price.

              Added to my tool box for future use.

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              5.0

              Good tool to keep in your kit.

              By Still Out Fishin

              from Dover DE

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

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              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Light weight

              Cons

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                  Comments about Roller Rasp Hand Tool:

                  Its a very inexpensive roller rasp that serves its purpose quite well. Very light weight. I keep this rasp with me in my patch kit on every trip down river.

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