If rand work is necessary, the Friction Fix will make the decision to replace. Sometimes it is obvious if a shoe needs a new rand, and sometimes it isn’t so apparent. Jason will have to strip the shoe before he knows if a replacement is needed. If a rand is needed, Jason will put one on and the customer will need to cover the cost. If a shoe needs rand replacement and doesn’t get it, the old rand will just rip open after a climb or two and ruin the resole.