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How do I repair a two-way zip slider on a split zip?

 

A two-way zip (two sliders for opening the zip from either the top or the bottom) can sometimes create a split zip where the teeth no longer align with each other. We’ll show you how to fix this in just a few easy steps.

Tools Needed

Seam ripper

Author

VAUDE Repair Team

Date

12.06.2016

Difficulty

Easy

Time Needed

10 minutes

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Step One

Carefully open the zip using the seam ripper.

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Step Two

Guide the slider back onto the end of the zip.

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Note

Pull the lower slider up a bit so that there’s an “opening” between the two sliders.

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Step Three

With a small jerk, pull the upper zip slider downward.

Finished! You did it.