Repair Kits

Recent Repair Kit Reviews

Barkay Products Slim Sew Sewing Kit

rated 3 of 5 stars Very compact sewing kit in a hard case. There's probably no smaller sewing kit that you could put on a carabiner or keychain. I assemble these kits and make some of the parts by hand. You could find much larger kits in a dollar store for less money, and you could find those cheap kits that come in flexible plastic envelopes, but the closest you'll get to the Slim Sew would probably be if you made your own from a pill bottle on a key chain. Those pill bottles are thicker though. You could also… Full review

Urban Armor Gear Outback Phone Case

rated 5 of 5 stars A bombproof cell phone case with superior grip. If you're like me and have started using your smartphone for navigation then you know you need a good case for protection while tramping through the wilderness. I use an Urban Armor Gear case for my Motorola Moto Z phone. Made of lightweight impact resistant rubber the case meets military grade drop-test standards. The fit is perfect, with oversized buttons for on/off and volume. The back offers excellent grip provided by a large section of cross… Full review

Sea to Summit Mat Repair Kit

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Pleasantly surprised by this product. Needed to make an emergency repair to my rain jacket a Marmot Oracle Jacket. Only thing the store had was this kit for sleeping pads. I had backed into a lantern and burned a quarter size hole in it dead center of my shoulder blades on a previous outing. The kit came with four round 1 1/4-inch and four 2-inch square patches. What I did was put a square one on the inside of the jacket and a round one on the outside effectively glueing them together in case they… Full review


rated 5 of 5 stars This is something new to me. It is a moldable plastic that can be used for so many repairs when on the trail. It can be made moldable in hot water and can be remolded as necessary. I used it to repair a broken tent pole and it got me through what would otherwise would have been a very miserable four-day trip. This stuff is amazing. The uses for it are only limited by your need and imagination. Can be used for repairs of items you already have or to make something you need. It will bond to some plastics. Full review

McNett Zip Tech

rated 5 of 5 stars A great product for zipper maintenance. One stick lasts a long time. Does not attract or hold sand and dirt. No mess. Easy to use. In 2003 I bought this product because it was recommended for my drysuit. It worked so well on the drysuit that I started using it on backpacks, tents, down jackets, and waterproof jackets. Any high dollar gear with a zipper is likely to get Zip Tech'd. It actually helps seal water out of water resistant zippers. Product is easy to use and the benefits are noticed immediately. Full review

Gear Aid SilFix Sil-Nylon Repair Kit

rated 5 of 5 stars Great repair kit for fixing holes and tears in sil-nylon material used by many manufactures of lightweight backpacks and tents. As I've been adding lighter weight gear to my backpacking and hiking arsenal, I've run across the complications of making those choices. That being, these lighter weight packs and tents using sil-nylon materials are not as durable as their heavier weight counterparts. My first purchase was the Marmot Kompressor Summit, which is a lightweight 28L day pack which uses sil-nylon… Full review

Gear Aid Outdoor Sewing Kit

rated 5 of 5 stars First aid for your outdoor gear. Gear Aid Outdoor Sewing Kit is a must-have on your outdoor adventure! It is first aid for your outdoor gear. While out in the field you never know what can happen, thanks to the elements changing at anytime. I got a tear in my tent and to me that is a difference between being safe and secure to being cold and miserable. This kit is great for tears in tents, sleeping bags, clothes and other fabrics that you might need to mend on your adventure. I would highly suggest… Full review

Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl Kit

rated 5 of 5 stars A must-have tool for rough but lasting repairs on all kinds of outdoor gear. After walking the dog last night I noticed that a seam on the instep of both my running shoes (a variant of the Trail Glove, but I'm not sure the exact model). So I broke out the speedy stitcher and within half an hour had them both ready to run. Now there's a line of coarse stitching across the affected part of each shoe, and the stitching also goes through the shoes' soft liner, but I'm confident that the repair will… Full review

Gear Aid Seam Grip Field Repair Kit

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Effective but messy. Does it seal seams? Yes, a quality product without dipping too deep into your pocket. Did I make a mess of my boots applying it, despite the brush applicator? Yes. Suggestion, push some out on a paper plate and then pick up some of that onto the brush and then apply to whatever you have. It works though! Full review

Coghlan's Fiberglass Tent Pole Repair Kit added Mar 9, 2019
$5 - $6
Coghlan's Snap Fastener Kit added Mar 9, 2019
Barkay Products Slim Sew Sewing Kit added Nov 20, 2018
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Urban Armor Gear Outback Phone Case added Nov 13, 2017
$25 MSRP
MSR Tent Mesh Repair Kit added Feb 2, 2017
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
InstaMorph added Dec 10, 2015
Gear Aid Dual-Adjust Buckle added Oct 16, 2015
Gear Aid Snap Bar Repair Buckle added Oct 16, 2015
Gear Aid Tent & Tarp Line Locks added Oct 16, 2015
Gear Aid Plastic Snap Hooks added Oct 16, 2015
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Sea to Summit Mat Repair Kit added Mar 14, 2015
Trangia X2 Multi-Fuel Part Kit added May 17, 2014
Therm-a-Rest Permanent Home Repair Kit added Feb 27, 2014
$10 - $14
Sugru added Oct 15, 2013
Sea to Summit Field Repair Buckle added Jul 31, 2013
$4 - $5
Gear Aid Quick Attach Tri-Glide added Jul 8, 2013
Equinox TriGlide Buckles added Mar 11, 2012
G3 Glue Renew added Nov 7, 2011
NRS Packraft D-Ring Patch added Nov 6, 2011
Stohlquist Full Gasket Repair Kit added Nov 4, 2011
Liberty Mountain Shock Cord added Sep 14, 2011
Speedy Stitcher Polyester Thread - Fine added Sep 7, 2011
West System G/flex Epoxy Repair Kit added Dec 16, 2010
West System G/flex Epoxy Adhesive Kit added Dec 16, 2010
TwentyTwo Designs All-Purpose Backcountry Repair Kit added Dec 2, 2010
Kenyon Camper`s Repair Kit added Nov 9, 2010
Gear Aid Buckle Replacement Set added Jul 8, 2010
McNett Iron Mend added Jul 8, 2010
Raftsmith Flexseal Tube Sealant added Jul 6, 2010
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
McNett Zip Tech added Jun 4, 2010
Gear Aid Explorer Field Repair Kit added Jun 4, 2010
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Gear Aid Outdoor Sewing Kit added Jun 1, 2010
Gear Aid Zipper Repair Kit added Jun 1, 2010
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Speedy Stitcher Sewing Awl Kit added May 7, 2010
$14 - $29
Gear Aid Tent Pole Splints added May 7, 2010
Coghlan's Grommet Kit added Mar 8, 2010
$5 - $7
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (1)
Gear Aid Seam Grip Field Repair Kit added Nov 10, 2009
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Gear Aid SilFix Sil-Nylon Repair Kit added Nov 2, 2009
SOL Duct Tape added Oct 5, 2009
Coghlan's Sewing Kit added Sep 27, 2009
Coghlan's Snap 'n Tap Grommets added Sep 27, 2009
Coghlan's Tent Repair Kit added Feb 26, 2009
$4 - $6
MSR Tent Field Repair Kit added Jan 11, 2009
$20 MSRP
Coghlan's Tent Pole Repair Kit added Apr 28, 2008
Sierra Designs Trail Repair Kit added Jan 21, 2007
$19 MSRP

In order to show you the most relevant gear, we have omitted some older, unreviewed products.

If you like, you can view the list with the older products included.