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Offline kardkits

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Glue Removal
« on: June 16, 2014, 01:32:27 PM »
Hi all,

Any suggestions as to how I can best remove the glue holding these barrels with minimal damage to the wagon please?


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Re: Glue Removal
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2014, 01:42:36 PM »
It would help us all if you could identify what you think is the glue used?

From your picture I am guessing that it is hot melt glue but I'm not sure?

A larger, clearer image would be appreciated?

IF it is hot melt then it should be possible to cut it with a new scalpel blade but cut slowly, bit by bit!

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Re: Glue Removal
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2014, 01:46:47 PM »
Some glues can become tacky if you warm them up in some way - a hair drier possibly, or warm water.
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Re: Glue Removal
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2014, 03:11:21 PM »
For the price of plastic barrels in N, break them off and then refinish the top of your flatbed. Once you break them off you can worry the residual glue off with a sharp knife.
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