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Posts tagged “Hot Glue

This sucks.

Recently the small brush adapter for my vacuum cleaner snapped apart at it’s hinge.
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At first i wanted to throw it away and search online for a new one. But then i thought “This might be a good opportunity to test if hot glue would do the trick.
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I pressed the two pieces into place, added a generous amount of hot glue to the top and two finer lines of glue to the sides.
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The result was awesome. I may have lost the ability to turn the brush horizontally, but the suction has increased significantly.

Here is a before and after of something covered in dust that says it all.

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after

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Another quick and easy hack.

What do you get in five minutes when you combine

this broken lighter….

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with this metal weight….

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and this clamp….

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using strong hot glue?

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How about a helping hand? šŸ˜‰

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