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If your Adidas Gazelles have seen better days and have acquired a hole in their sole, then this is the guide for you. This guide will walk you through how to repair a hole in the sole of your Adidas Gazelles in 7 easy steps. Repairing the hole in your Gazelles will protect them from water damage and restore them to their former glory.

To begin, clean the Adidas Gazelles with some  water on a  towel.
  • To begin, clean the Adidas Gazelles with some water on a towel.

  • Be careful not to use too much water or you could further damage your shoes.

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Carefully use the utility knife to free the hole of any excess material. Make sure and clear the Gazelles of any debris that that could be stuck under the loose squares of the sole.
  • Carefully use the utility knife to free the hole of any excess material.

  • Make sure and clear the Gazelles of any debris that that could be stuck under the loose squares of the sole.

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Use 100 grit sandpaper to roughen the inside surface of the hole.
  • Use 100 grit sandpaper to roughen the inside surface of the hole.

  • This will help the shoe goo grip the surface of the shoe, and produce a more lasting fix.

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Apply shoe goo to the inside of the hole in the sole of your Adidas Gazelles. Make sure to apply evenly to avoid making your Gazelles off balance.
  • Apply shoe goo to the inside of the hole in the sole of your Adidas Gazelles.

  • Make sure to apply evenly to avoid making your Gazelles off balance.

  • If there is anywhere else on your Gazelle's sole that could use additional protection, apply shoe goo to those surfaces as well.

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Take your putty knife and smooth the shoe goo flush to the surface of the sole.
  • Take your putty knife and smooth the shoe goo flush to the surface of the sole.

  • Try to spread the shoe goo in one direction to increase surface smoothness.

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Now place your Gazelles in a safe and clean place to dry for 24 hours.
  • Now place your Gazelles in a safe and clean place to dry for 24 hours.

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After 24 hours, use 150 grit sandpaper to rub down the surface of your filled hole to create a smooth surface.
  • After 24 hours, use 150 grit sandpaper to rub down the surface of your filled hole to create a smooth surface.

You should specify what tool I should use to rub down the surface.

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Conclusion

Now with the hole repaired your Gazelles are ready for action. With the proper care you can extend their life for many years to come.

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