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Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby rlown » Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:23 pm

Recently, a friend of mine somehow punctured the bottom of his Bearikade. A clear sharp puncture from setting it down over a sharp piece of granite and then dropping his body weight on it.

Anyway, He called Wild Ideas and they'll replace the bottom for 20 bucks (dunno about shipping). I guess they heat up the epoxy, slip it off and put a new one on with new epoxy. I'm guessing he can say good-bye to any stickers near the bottom.

Still trying to teach him how to take care of his equipment.



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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby quentinc » Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:54 pm

I hope there aren't any bears reading this. :)
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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby fishmonger » Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:33 pm

too bad about the stickers! I just added a few more to mine.

Heading to to Isle Royale next week with the canister - wolves up there, and apparently they have turned to hiker food since the moose are dying out.

I always wondered how fragile the aluminum plates were. guess I now know what not to do!
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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby RoguePhotonic » Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:15 pm

They do point out that you should not put it on any small rocks before you sit on it. That's not a bad price to replace it though.

I've never considered putting any stickers on mine. I've had it for 4 years now and it's just black. #-o
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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby rlown » Sat Sep 29, 2012 10:38 am

RoguePhotonic wrote:They do point out that you should not put it on any small rocks before you sit on it. That's not a bad price to replace it though.

I've never considered putting any stickers on mine. I've had it for 4 years now and it's just black. #-o


There is one sticker that you should put on your can:

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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby RoguePhotonic » Sat Sep 29, 2012 12:23 pm

Yes that's probably a good one. One of you bastards needs to give me some stickers lol
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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby rlown » Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:34 pm

I have 2 stickers left unused. I have one on the can and the other on my truck.

Eric would be the guy to send you some, but if no response, I'll pony one up for you.

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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby RoguePhotonic » Sat Sep 29, 2012 2:31 pm

Well if anyone wants to dish out one just PM me for an address.
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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby The Other Tom » Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:21 pm

RoguePhotonic wrote:Well if anyone wants to dish out one just PM me for an address.

Here you go......
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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby rlown » Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:29 pm

sent one to Rogue already.. in the mail on Monday.
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Re: Punctured Bearikade bottom

Postby ERIC » Tue Oct 02, 2012 7:59 am

Thanks, Russ. Didn't see this post until just now. I have plenty of stickers - just received a new order.
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