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Old 03-21-2008, 06:42 PM   #21
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Heat is also good for wrapping commercial vinyl around corners. Some actually use a blow torch, but make sure you have a WET rag in the other hand, or you'll feel the rage when you melt through the vinyl. The processs is to use the wet rag first, hit it with the blow torch, smooth it around the corner, and then hit it with the wet rag again to set the memory .

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REMEMBER, YOU MUST USE A WET RAG IN CONJUCTION, and have a fire extinguisher near by !!!



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How about adhesive???


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Who is Tim B? The other Tim
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Who is Tim B? The other Tim
As in, you are the OTHER Chris



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As in, you are the OTHER Chris

As HE said the other white meat.
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Using a brush, jam some adhesive in the open seam. Make sure to get it all the way in, or you could create a bubble when the seam is closed back up.

PWG, I use a product called seam repair. Have you ever used it before? It works well for me, should I use regular paste instead? Was that border adhesive or paste? Heat gun nice tip.
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DW,

Seam repair is border adhesive in a tube.

I have found for each repair, a different paste may be needed. I gotta assume PWG used 234 as we all know how he loves the stuff. It's a good tacky paste.

VOV would also be useful for this situation.

And I know some would use clay.

Others may use 880.

Basically the commonality between all these is that they are high solids/high tack.



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VOV would also be useful for this situation.
I disagree. I only use VOV when I need to stick Vinyl Over Vinyl. I repair seams with whatever was used to install the paper. Using VOV or the Seam Repair tubes (border adhesive) is overkill IMO and a night mare to remove when the time comes.

And of course I used 234, is there any thing else?
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VOV a night mare to remove when the time comes.

You got that right!
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Using VOV or the Seam Repair tubes (border adhesive) is overkill IMO and a night mare to remove when the time comes.
OH, absolutely overkill and a nightmare to remove.

(read my forehead tatoo) I'm sorry.

I shoulda qualified that VOV was a last resort. I've seen similar where plaster and whatever has lifted too, and VOV was necessary (for me) to hold everything back down.



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