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Gorilla hot glue sticks
« on: June 11, 2021, 10:03:32 PM »
Anyone know if Gorilla brand hot glue sticks are good for gluing handles and blades to paddle shafts? I used my last trusty yellow hot glue stick. The local stores had generic clear sticks or these opaque white Gorilla sticks which have vague boasts like "100% Tough".
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Re: Gorilla hot glue sticks
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2021, 10:14:33 PM »
They are OK. I use a variety of hot glues, mostly for paintless dent removal as well as KeNalu paddles, and I find this to be about the strongest hot melt glue:  https://www.hotmelt.com/products/infinity-tough-guy-hot-melt-sticks

I used some today in fact. Apparently the last time I backed Nero, my racecar-hauler airstream into its lean-to shelter I ran it into something. today I started undoing some of the dents. This is a home-made puller bar reefing on a wide dent in the airstream. The center screw device is hot-glued to the center of the dent with tough-guy glue.

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« Last Edit: June 11, 2021, 10:23:41 PM by PonoBill »
Foote 10'4X34", SIC 17.5 V1 hollow and an EPS one in Hood River. Foote 9'0" x 31", L41 8'8", 18' Speedboard, etc. etc.

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Re: Gorilla hot glue sticks
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2021, 10:27:43 PM »
This part is going to take a bit more work.

Foote 10'4X34", SIC 17.5 V1 hollow and an EPS one in Hood River. Foote 9'0" x 31", L41 8'8", 18' Speedboard, etc. etc.

 


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