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Forum topic by drpdrp posted 03-20-2014 09:01 PM 806 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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drpdrp

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03-20-2014 09:01 PM

My glu-bot lid is stuck on- I think the glue around the top cured?

When I try to power through and twist it off the entire bottle body starts to rack…

Suggestions?

Thanks,
T


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Loren

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#1 posted 03-20-2014 09:04 PM

Run hot tap water on it.

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Shawn Masterson

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#2 posted 03-21-2014 12:55 AM

also leave it soak in water helps

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NiteWalker

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#3 posted 03-21-2014 01:46 AM

+1 for soaking it in hot water.
FWIW, it’s what your having trouble with that swayed me away from the glu-bot. I use $.97 clear condiment bottles from Walmart for my glue now.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Shawn Masterson

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#4 posted 03-21-2014 05:49 PM

$10 for a glue bottle!!!!! I buy a small bottle and refill it from the gallon. when it craps up I pitch it and buy another small bottle of glue.

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SCOTSMAN

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#5 posted 03-21-2014 08:05 PM

Yes heat should work Have fun. I have had a number of similar problems with gorilla glue. I had to chuck it in the dustbin and lots of bottles of cynoacrylate glue which went rock hard in record time.They say put them in the refrigerator all of mine were unopened so it was not my fault they seem to have a relatively short shelf life at least that has been my experience, Alistair

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hookfoot

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#6 posted 03-22-2014 12:30 AM

Squeeze bottles for mustard and ketsup (once they have been emptyed) work fairly well in my shop.

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