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I was installing my new Scorpion Pro front and pinched a brand new MSR HD tube. First time I've done this in 6-7 changes.

Whats the best way to patch this?

I know a regular patch works well for a puncture wound but I wasn't sure about a pinch. It almost looks like a small tear (about 1/3" long).

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Unfortunately, I don't consider $16 cheap. I could have had it installed for me for $15.

Lesson learned I guess!

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you ccan patch them it works fine i always patch mine go get the good patches i dont know the name they come with a yellow tube of glue and black patches

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I was installing my new Scorpion Pro front and pinched a brand new MSR HD tube. First time I've done this in 6-7 changes.

Whats the best way to patch this?

I know a regular patch works well for a puncture wound but I wasn't sure about a pinch. It almost looks like a small tear (about 1/3" long).

You must be fealing better if your mounting new rubber, glad to hear it last I read you had a nasty wreck. I patch my tubes and use them as spares but allways like to have a new one in the tire. People have been patching tubes for a long time.

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I was installing my new Scorpion Pro front and pinched a brand new MSR HD tube. First time I've done this in 6-7 changes.

Whats the best way to patch this?

I know a regular patch works well for a puncture wound but I wasn't sure about a pinch. It almost looks like a small tear (about 1/3" long).

Goto a bike shop and get their best patch kit, it will last you forever, and they work.

My $.02

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Local auto parts store will have the little wheel to roll over the patch when your putting it on. I always clean the tube with brackcleaner before I put the glue on.

Make sure that you use the round patches that are smooth and not the square ones with sharp edges.

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You must be fealing better if your mounting new rubber, glad to hear it last I read you had a nasty wreck. I patch my tubes and use them as spares but allways like to have a new one in the tire. People have been patching tubes for a long time.

I couldn't ride for a while so I ordered a bunch of shit. Put on flywheel weight, front and rear rubbers, front and rear sprockets, new chain and am rebuilding/revavling my forks. This was an expensive accident!!!

Being a brand new HD tube, I am going to patch it. I just need to find a good kit. At $16 a pop, I ain't pitching it.

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