It's unusual in Maryland, but the water is getting solid. I love to skate on ponds, and the ponds ought to be about ready to skate on. I rooted around and found my OLD skates (we're talking 50 years), and I am crushed to find the sole of the skate is separating from the boot.
I guess I should take them to a cobbler, but I think the cobbler would have to remove the skate blades, which are screwed into the sole. I fear removing the blades would be the end of skates. Somehow, I doubt rescrewing the blades onto 50-year old soles is going to be successful.
So, rather than asking a cobbler to resew the soles onto the boot, I'm contemplating glue. What kind of glue? Unless somebody has a better idea, I think I'd try GFlex, although maybe shoe-goo will work.
There are p-netters who have considerable knowledge about glues, so I thought I'd ask, although it is only sort of water-sport related.
My wife says "just buy new skates," to which I replied, "people my age don't buy skates." I'm sure there are exceptions, but I only use the skates a couple times every couple years, I am the age where I break rather than bounce, and it doesn't make a whole lot of sense for me to be buying skates.
I will appreciate any advice to this off-topic post.