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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.

Image 1/1: Be careful not to use too much water or you could further damage your shoes.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Make sure and clear the Gazelles of any debris that that could be stuck under the loose squares of the sole. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/1: This will help the shoe goo grip the surface of the shoe, and produce a more lasting fix.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Make sure to apply evenly to avoid making your Gazelles off balance. Image 2/2: If there is anywhere else on your Gazelle's sole that could use additional protection, apply shoe goo to those surfaces as well.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Try to spread the shoe goo in one direction to increase surface smoothness.
  • 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.

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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.

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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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