Zipper Question

olivia56

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Feb 16, 2008
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hmmm, I don't know how to describe it, but I'll try, when I unzip my MAM and reach for something, I find the zipper kind of rough, it's scraping my hands and sort of hurts, not painful but it's not pleasant LOL

Is anyone experiencing this? Is there a way to smooth it?
 

optikangel

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Aug 15, 2006
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Yes - I totally understand what you mean. It happens w/ my botkier too. The "teeth" of the zipper scrape against the sides of my hands (which are apparently quite sensitive!). I've gotten used to it now though!
 

olivia56

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Feb 16, 2008
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Hong Kong
Yes - I totally understand what you mean. It happens w/ my botkier too. The "teeth" of the zipper scrape against the sides of my hands (which are apparently quite sensitive!). I've gotten used to it now though!
Exactly :yes:

^yes i've experienced this on my MAM. i guess my hands are sensitive too?
We have sensitive hands :lol: Glad that I'm not the only one but not glad we "feel" this scrape. Our MAMs are biting us :biggrin:
 
Mar 4, 2008
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That happens to me all the time with my MAM!! It was the first thing I noticed after I started carrying the beg. This does not happen with my other bags with zippers. Hmmmm
 

lilac0485

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I know my hands get all scratched up too. I get white lines on my hands that disappear after a while. The teeth seem fairly sharp.
 

Lynnia

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I have these problems too. I have to be really careful not to snag my nails!
 
Jan 21, 2007
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This is just a thought. What if you take a piece of wax paper, and rub it along the teeth, not touching the leather though. When I worked at Ann Taylor, we waxed the racks with this type of paper so the hangers wouldn't get hung up on the bar, hence the clothing wasn't damaged as much with tugging. I don't even know if this will help, but I certainly don't think it will harm anything to try. :shrugs:
 

Desi

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TXHoneybee- i think thats a great idea.

for the zipper movement, take a small candle, like a birthday candle, or whatever, and just rub it along the zipper up once, and down once. The wax will make the zipper go up and down smoother. I do it on my dresses with back zippers, and jeans all the time. ;)
 

bellabird

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Sep 23, 2007
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It doesn't happen with my MAM. But it did happen with a Juicy bag I had. I returned it the next day because the zipper was so rough, I had cuts on my hand.