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  1. Roddie Fett's Avatar
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    Jun 10, 2008, 1:32 PM - Fiber glass gaunts... #1

    I had just picked up a nice pair of gauntlets from a TDH member a little bit ago & they just need a little bit of tweeking to fit right.

    So my question is, can I heat up the fiber glass alittle to just carefully bend it just a tiney bit?
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    Jun 10, 2008, 1:46 PM - Re: Fiber glass gaunts... #2

    I have. I just used my trusty heat gun. Be careful when heating. You don't want to melt them or not get them hot enough that they don't bend.
    Last edited by Darth_Nickel; Jun 10, 2008 at 1:53 PM.
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    Jun 10, 2008, 1:49 PM - Re: Fiber glass gaunts... #3

    thank you verry much my good friend!
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    Jun 10, 2008, 1:53 PM - Re: Fiber glass gaunts... #4

    did I mention... be careful....
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    Jun 10, 2008, 2:34 PM - Re: Fiber glass gaunts... #5

    Quote Darth_Nickel said: View Post
    did I mention... be careful....
    yeah, there's a VERY fine line between just right and cooked.

    it works great as long as you stay on the just right side of the line
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    Jun 10, 2008, 3:40 PM - Re: Fiber glass gaunts... #6

    Just right...gotcha!

    Would a hair dryer be better than a heat gun then?

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