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    Has anyone used their new stuff? Any reason it wouldn't be compatible with latex tubulars?

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    I'm not sure it's actually available yet. Sounds like it's worth a try. I pre-ordered some. We'll see.
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    What I've read about it sounds great. Too good to be true actually. I'll try some when it's available for sure....if it does what they say they'll end up owning the market.
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    Mine is showing as shipped, but it might take a while to get here. Interested to see how it performs with the -10C/15F temps we are seeing still. Have a brand new Pumpkin Ridge (650x42 knobby) waiting to go on a DT rim.
     

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    Quality Bikes has it in stock. I'll have some in a few days.

    Finish Line generally makes good stuff. I'm willing to bet it works as advertised.
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    Got the sealant in. I put some in a Latex tube, no issues overnight. It does contain propylene glycol (as does Stan’s) which is a mild solvent, so it might not last forever/weaken the tube. I will mount up the pumpkin ridge tonight.
     

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    Default Re: Finish Line Tire Sealant

    A gent over at Paceline has a post where he's initially had trouble with the product weeping through tire walls and not holding pressure. It looks like things have settled down a bit for him after a week...not sure if it's the product, tires, rims, etc.
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    Default Re: Finish Line Tire Sealant

    Quote Originally Posted by rwsaunders View Post
    A gent over at Paceline has a post where he's initially had trouble with the product weeping through tire walls and not holding pressure. It looks like things have settled down a bit for him after a week...not sure if it's the product, tires, rims, etc.
    Certain Schwalbes do this. And if I remember correctly, most people were successful with a warranty claim on the tire.

    I'd like to try out a jug; perhaps after I finish out my current stock.
     

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    Any first hand reviews? This review didn't go as planned.

    Finish Line Sealant review - Mtbr.com
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    Been running it for two months with no issues so far on WTB's. Not much of a review but I guess that means it's working. Maybe it's my superior tire choice over the reviewer? Or perhaps my incredibly smooth style and genius choice of lines? My guess is that is a combination of all of the above.
     

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    Default Re: Finish Line Tire Sealant

    Quote Originally Posted by BeefCheeks View Post
    Been running it for two months with no issues so far on WTB's. Not much of a review but I guess that means it's working. Maybe it's my superior tire choice over the reviewer? Or perhaps my incredibly smooth style and genius choice of lines? My guess is that is a combination of all of the above.
    Go put a few nails through the tires and see if it works.

    I made some of the 'homebrew' sealant a while back, worked great. I put a deck screw through a tire and it sealed it up instantly, rode the tire till I wore it out.
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    Default Re: Finish Line Tire Sealant

    It works as advertised so far.

    I"ve got about 200 miles on them running about 20 psi.

    Prolly change tyres in about 4 months to see how the solution is holding up but so far it's as good as the rest.
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    No issues thus far on my Compass Pumpkin Ridge nor my 25mm Vittoria Corsa Speed Open TLRs. Both seated and sealed fine. I haven't hit a large nail or screw with either yet then, but at that point it's kind of up to a Dynaplug.
     

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    That's the thing with sealant, you really don't know how well it works until you get a puncture.
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    Default Re: Finish Line Tire Sealant

    Yes, but at least no weeping that others have complained about and the tires are holding pressure overnight. In both setups one tire has Stan's race and the other Finish Line. So I should have a good idea of how it performs at 30 psi and 90 psi.
     

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    Default Re: Finish Line Tire Sealant

    Quote Originally Posted by Two View Post
    Yes, but at least no weeping that others have complained about and the tires are holding pressure overnight. In both setups one tire has Stan's race and the other Finish Line. So I should have a good idea of how it performs at 30 psi and 90 psi.
    When I had WTB Riddlers on the gravel bike, the sidewalls wept Stan's. The Panaracer Gravel Kings haven't done that and I'm on my second set and still using Stan's.
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