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Old 12-18-2011, 10:32 AM   #1
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Default Remoulding Shells

Hi guys,
Just wondering if anyone has tried to remould a part of an existing shell.
I have been running a BittyDesign shell on my Hong Nor, and love the way it looks, so looking at getting another one. However, it rubs a little, so wondering if it was possible to remould the shape to stop it from rubbing.
I think I read somewhere that you heat it with a heat gun and then it can just be moulded. Has anyone tried this?

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Hi guys,
Just wondering if anyone has tried to remould a part of an existing shell.
I have been running a BittyDesign shell on my Hong Nor, and love the way it looks, so looking at getting another one. However, it rubs a little, so wondering if it was possible to remould the shape to stop it from rubbing.
I think I read somewhere that you heat it with a heat gun and then it can just be moulded. Has anyone tried this?

Thanks
Scott
Heat gun/hair dryer method works. I've done it a couple of times in varies areas.
You can do it. Just remember it doesn't take a lot of heat to reform the thin shells. To much heat and you will melt/distort the plastic. You want to shape not distort.
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