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Old 01-06-2012, 08:34 PM
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I have a small crack in a chassis, which is unfortunately at a screw... How do people fix that and retain the integrity of the chassis? I still have the cracked piece that includes the screw "receiver". Would something as simple as super glue work, or would that dry too brittle?

I may not be explaining this well, I'll attach a photo tomorrow if there is still confusion.
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Old 01-06-2012, 08:54 PM
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a pic might help us out a little better
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Originally Posted by karpouzian View Post
I have a small crack in a chassis, which is unfortunately at a screw... How do people fix that and retain the integrity of the chassis? I still have the cracked piece that includes the screw "receiver". Would something as simple as super glue work, or would that dry too brittle?

I may not be explaining this well, I'll attach a photo tomorrow if there is still confusion.
The only success Ive had with repairing plastics is using layers of the aluminium that is used for preventing chunks on tyres. I laminate several layers of the aluminium tape with super glue
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The only success Ive had with repairing plastics is using layers of the aluminium that is used for preventing chunks on tyres. I laminate several layers of the aluminium tape with super glue
Thanks for the advice everyone, but I think I'm going to pay the 13 bucks for a new part, and save myself some headache...
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Originally Posted by karpouzian View Post
Thanks for the advice everyone, but I think I'm going to pay the 13 bucks for a new part, and save myself some headache...
Sounds like a good idea!
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