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Old 01-31-2013, 09:37 PM   #6
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Re: Replacing velcro on BGs

Originally Posted by AniMommy View Post
I bought my aplix from I took off the tabs, traced around the shapes and cut them out. I've never bought a replacement kit. isn't taking any new orders right now

Originally Posted by amb2j View Post
I replaced the Velcro with touchtape... I think from It's a million times stickier than Velcro and looks just fine! I free handed the tabs making them wider. Worked great! My now 2 year old cant get them off (he's pl'd but wears a diaper at night ) but he could easily get the Velcro off at 6 months old!

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Thanks! I'll check out the touchtape on

Originally Posted by lyia81 View Post
Not sure if this will help, but I bought some used BG's. They had some lint and hair in the hook part of the velcro. I used a seam ripper from my sewing kit to remove nearly all of it. Works great!
I'll try cleaning the tabs again in the meantime. Dh told me to do the same thing. Some of the tabs are starting to curl which doesn't help.

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