View Poll Results: Would you Pay More for a Better Tire Sealant that Outlasts Stan's?

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  • Yes I'd pay more for a longer lasting sealant

    12 37.50%
  • No, it wouldn't be worth the extra cost

    3 9.38%
  • I'd get it for the same price over Stan's if it worked better

    9 28.13%
  • I don't care

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    Would you Pay More for a Better Tire Sealant that Outlasts Stan's?

    I want to know how much it matters to people how long their sealant lasts. I know Stan's has to be replaced every 6 months or so and forms big globs in the tire and it seems like the default brand. I'm not sure how much of a hassle this for everyone or if they'd pay more or at least prefer a different brand if it stayed liquid longer and still sealed as well.

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    My tires do not ever last more then 6 months. I do not have any need for a longer lasting sealant.

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    I am happy with Stans even tho it rarely makes 3 months in the AZ heat, let alone 6! If there was something that lasted longer and worked better at the same price, maybe, but not if it was much more... My tires don't last too long here either...
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    Stan's works great but if there was something that stays liquid longer (say a full season - might outlast the tires, but I think that would be a good benchmark) without any performance hit, I might pay a nominally higher price.

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    I'm very happy with the slime I get from autozone. I just thin it with a bit of water. I get about a liter for $10 which is cheaper than stan's at wholesale and it's always in stock.

    I might pay a tiny bit more for longer lasting, but I often end up changing sealant because I have the tire off for other reasons. With more expensive stuff, I'd feel compelled to pour it out of the tire and save it to reuse, which doesn't sound appealing.

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    Stan's lasts long enough for me to swap winter/summer tires.

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    Would you Pay More for a Better Tire Sealant that Outlasts Stan's?

    Quote Originally Posted by michael1 View Post
    I want to know how much it matters to people how long their sealant lasts. I know Stan's has to be replaced every 6 months or so and forms big globs in the tire and it seems like the default brand. I'm not sure how much of a hassle this for everyone or if they'd pay more or at least prefer a different brand if it stayed liquid longer and still sealed as well.
    There are plenty of effective sealant options on the market that work as well or better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy View Post
    There are plenty of effective sealant options on the market that work as well or better.
    Which ones are you thinking of and do you think there is still room for improvement?

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    Orange looks interesting, anything else?

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    Would you Pay More for a Better Tire Sealant that Outlasts Stan's?

    Quote Originally Posted by michael1 View Post
    Which ones are you thinking of and do you think there is still room for improvement?
    I am happy with Geax Pit Stop and Slime Pro.

    No complaints other than I prefer not to have to use sealants at all because of the mess.

    Both of the above will dry up without forming clumps, and the tires still hold pressure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiRt DeViL View Post
    Orange looks interesting, anything else?
    I've read reviews about Orange sealant claiming it dries up even faster than Stan's.

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    Voted yes. I try to renew my Stan's/Slime mix every four months because at one point I waited longer and let my tires get dry and ended up losing pressure on trail from a thorn. I had tubes but still, I run tubeless mostly not to have to deal with such things.

    I was looking at the orange thing the other day, where did you read about it drying even faster?

    Might check out Geax on shiggy's rec once my current bottle of Stan's is gone.

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    I think I remembered it incorrectly—the review suggests the longevity is equal to competitors. Here's the link. Product Test: Orange Seal Tire Sealant | News | mountain-bike-action

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    I use sealant mainly to seal micro-pores, rather than sealing punctures.

    Stan's works well for that, as I'm sure others do, too.

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    I swap tires a couple times a month to suit race conditions so, no.

    But if I diddnt race, yes I would pay extra for a long lasting sealant.
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