Is patching cracked interior of messenger bag a good idea?

I've had my Timbuk2 mini messenger bag for about 5 years and I've noticed the inside is getting cracked at the fold of the main flap. I'd like to find out if there is a recommended method of patching it to reinforce the integrity of the bag so that it will last longer. I was thinking of using duct tape to do so, but I'm hesitant to do it without reaching out to you to see if there is a better way to do it to insure that your product lasts longer as I really love this little bag. Please let me know. Thank you!

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I have the exact same same problem. Did anyone ever get back to you on this?

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Me too! I ended up buying another bag but I would love to save my old one. The exterior and function of the bag is still great.

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I'd take it to a fabric store, find an old lady that looks like she has been sewing all her life and get some real professional advice. They probably has exactly what you need.

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You can absolutely patch the TPU liner to keep the water resistant. Additionally, Timbuk2 offers paid repairs to replace the TPU liner.

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Isn't the TPU liner include in the lifetime warranty?

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Isn't the TPU liner include in the lifetime warranty?

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Hey Guys,

Timbuk2 has a repair program where the interior TPU on the flap can be replaced for a flat fee of $25 including the return shipping back to you.

Not exactly DIY, but it will get your bag up and running again,

http://www.timbuk2.com/%2425-repair/9901...

Hope that helps,

@timbuk2

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