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Exercise gets expensive quick.  Not to worry a little innovation can go a long way.

Step 1: Items you will need

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As with all things, there is certainly more than one way to do things.  Here you will notice I have an old basketball I picked up at a yard sale for 10 cents, play sand, funnel, scissors, rubber cement, shop towels and patches.

There are a few different acceptable ways to seal the ball.  I will go over the method I used and why I chose to do it.
 
icooper21 year ago
Made one following your instructions. The only probs I had, was with the slime. When I used the puncture repair kit the slime kept oozing out of the hole causing the patch not to stick. What I did after that was gaffer tape the whole ball!! Jobs a good un!
Broberg4 years ago
After pricing medicine balls and seeing how easy I could make one, I had to try it.

I got a free basketball from the local National Guard recruiter and then set out to gather the rest of the materials from local hardware store and dollar store and went to work.

I suggest that if you use a new ball like I did to smooth off the area you are going to fill so the patch fits on a smoother surface but other than that it worked just as the Instructable said.

My ball ended up being 25# right on the nose without even trying!

Thanks again!