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Fixing Zips

(14 Posts)
Beancounter Thu 14-Mar-13 19:31:27

I have a nearly new top with a dodgy zip. I've tried running a pencil over it, but that hasnt helped much. Any other tips?

Enviousamerican Thu 14-Mar-13 19:51:35

I have heard soap or any kind of wax will help a zipper slide along better.

Lilygran Thu 14-Mar-13 20:05:06


Ana Thu 14-Mar-13 20:17:31

Is it a metal zip? If it's nylon, there isn't much you can do!

Elegran Thu 14-Mar-13 20:28:43


Ana Thu 14-Mar-13 20:59:06

Is there an echo in here...? grin

Elegran Thu 14-Mar-13 21:15:47

Laptop has hiccups.

Ana Thu 14-Mar-13 22:28:09

Elegran! Do you mean that you and Lilygran are one and the same? shock

Lilygran Fri 15-Mar-13 07:41:39

Not quite an anagram.

Elegran Fri 15-Mar-13 10:06:46

Pretty close, though, if you say it quick.

Lilygran Fri 15-Mar-13 10:53:09


hummingbird Fri 15-Mar-13 11:02:37

Take it back! grin

GinnyTonic Fri 15-Mar-13 11:23:40

Thanks for tips. Its Nylon sad

harrigran Fri 15-Mar-13 11:37:48

Take it back to shop, not fit for purpose, get a refund.