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Gorilla HOT Glue

by richardchaos
posted 11-15-2017 02:17 PM

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#1 posted 11-15-2017 02:42 PM

Haven’t used it how different could it be other hot glue,other than perhaps costing more?

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 11-15-2017 04:42 PM

Has anyone used Gorilla HOT glue inlace of standard Hot Glue??? Results?

- richardchaos

How about you trying it out and report back your findings. I’m sure all us LJ’s would be interested.

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#3 posted 11-15-2017 05:04 PM

In fact, I have found it to be much stronger and harder than the generic sticks. I believe Ad Tech was one that I tried that was very weak.

I used the Gorilla brand to tack blocks on some small pieces so I’d have something to grip when I surfaced them on the belt sander, and it would not break loose when I wanted to remove them. The generic stuff is more flexible and pulls free much easier.

I wound up having to put them in the oven to get it to break free.

As a side note: I have tried different solvents and the one thing that removes the glue completely is denatured alcohol. It doesn’t dissolve it, but it allows you to peel it off. You have to repeatedly apply it as you peel back the glue, but it comes off cleanly.

-- No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.

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#4 posted 11-15-2017 07:41 PM

Thanks guys and I am going to do just that buy some and try it out and report my findings!!!!

-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

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