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  1. fettenvy's Avatar
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    Feb 9, 2006, 8:06 PM - measure once cut twice... aww crap #1

    so I purchased one of tk409's chest light display things (is there an actual name for it?) and instead of putting 8mm b/w the upper and lower boxes, I put 4mm.



    so, my armor is all fiberglass... what can I use to widen the 4mm gap to 8mm?

    thanks

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    Feb 9, 2006, 8:24 PM - Re: measure once cut twice... aww crap #2

    How about a small strip of 1/8" sintra? That is about 3mm. Use a gel type super glue to set it and more glue or automotive spot putty over the seam and sand it smooth.

    Or can you glue a piece of the fiberglass part back in??
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    Feb 9, 2006, 8:31 PM - Re: measure once cut twice... aww crap #3

    I have used a dremel tool with a small high speed cutting bit. It works wonderful. Just becareful and take your time.

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    Feb 9, 2006, 9:21 PM - Re: measure once cut twice... aww crap #4

    You can also get Evergreen brand plastic strips from most any hobby store. They come in dozens of sizes.
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    Feb 10, 2006, 8:08 AM - Re: measure once cut twice... aww crap #5

    Epoxy putty works great as a filler. Strong bond too.
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    Feb 10, 2006, 8:10 AM - Re: measure once cut twice... aww crap #6

    I'd second the epoxy putty.
    I've used it to correct cutting errors and to smooth out joints in poorly made components with acceptable success...

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