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by screenman
May 7th, 2018, 9:59 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Crack expander
Replies: 5
Views: 495

Re: Crack expander

Just drag your scribe across the top you will here a click if it is surface.
by screenman
May 6th, 2018, 12:32 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Help getting and keeping pit resin in drill hole.
Replies: 5
Views: 125

Re: Help getting and keeping pit resin in drill hole.

Any chance of a picture, are you sure it is not an air bubble which is very common, often caused by holding the drill at the wrong angle and creating a hole the goes upwards instead of down.
by screenman
April 27th, 2018, 11:34 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Is this worth getting repaired?
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Is this worth getting repaired?

Certainly is worth repairing, now you got to find a decent tech, where are you?
by screenman
April 10th, 2018, 10:07 pm
Forum: Water Cooler
Topic: Drilling toenails - Don't try this at home
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Re: Drilling toenails - Don't try this at home

In the days of telephone holes in dash boards I would use pit fill to fill them prior to retexturing and painting, I have also used pit fill to repair bits missing from alloy wheels. Also just remembered the glass hob in our kitchen no longer has a sharp corner where chef chipped it off, now repaire...
by screenman
April 5th, 2018, 10:00 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Best way to stop a crack
Replies: 24
Views: 5543

Re: Best way to stop a crack

If you are new to drilling and popping then I would say the 22001.
by screenman
April 2nd, 2018, 9:58 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Best way to stop a crack
Replies: 24
Views: 5543

Re: Best way to stop a crack

Drill deeper and tap lighter, for sure having the glass laying down will create far more stress.
by screenman
April 2nd, 2018, 11:17 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Best way to stop a crack
Replies: 24
Views: 5543

Re: Best way to stop a crack

Yes that could well be the reason, the glass is far more stable when glued into the vehicle. Have you tried Delta's automatic slide hammer?
by screenman
March 25th, 2018, 12:10 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Star break cracked out
Replies: 7
Views: 1503

Re: Star break cracked out

I would not drill a leg that size as I am confident that Magnibond will hold it for me. I would though flex the crack and maybe even use a magnifying glass to see that I have filled it completely. I do a lot of high end cars where cosmetics is everything, I would have used the drill in the old Novus...
by screenman
March 18th, 2018, 1:05 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Polishing pit filler
Replies: 8
Views: 363

Re: Polishing pit filler

Make sure that you use a very sharp good quality blade, there a huge difference to the end product. Also do not chisel the excess pitfill.
by screenman
March 17th, 2018, 12:03 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Moisture
Replies: 10
Views: 425

Re: Moisture

Where do you think an electric car gets it's power from? :D

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