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by Dave M
October 17th, 2019, 6:20 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Star leg not filled
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: Star leg not filled

Houstonguy, I 'll have to be the bad guy here! Did you get some training before starting in this business? Aluminum foil to cover the bridge and pressure on the inside of the windshield?! And yes, there is a very good chance that curing will take place when you lift the towel off the bridge. You sai...
by Dave M
August 10th, 2019, 4:11 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Curing under pressure
Replies: 14
Views: 1762

Re: Curing under pressure

I've been "curing" under pressure for 26 years. I have the light on two sides of injector for 30 seconds each, remove injector and do a full 5 minute cure. For me while under pressure the resin is forced to the end of cracks, what happens when you remove your injector? If all the air has been remove...
by Dave M
July 1st, 2019, 6:24 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: I cracked my first one today.
Replies: 26
Views: 6907

Re: I cracked my first one today.

I have never liked using the moisture evaporating tool. It has been in a box since the year I bought it. I prefer using a mini torch going in a circular motion starting around 4 inches in diameter and working inward toward the break. The aluminum heat exchanger tool I touch the break for about 3 sec...
by Dave M
March 21st, 2019, 5:29 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: 6.5 months down amazing customers
Replies: 4
Views: 599

Re: 6.5 months down amazing customers

My bad! After reading the title of your post and than reading 5000 repairs, I only assumed. I've been doing "repairs only' for 25 years next month. Very happy and satisfied, now mostly part time. Personally I never considered a tent location, sitting outside in subfreezing Maine temperatures for 5 w...
by Dave M
March 16th, 2019, 4:17 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: 6.5 months down amazing customers
Replies: 4
Views: 599

Re: 6.5 months down amazing customers

Would you explain how you manage 5000 repairs in 6.5 months. If you are working 6 days a week, that's 32 repairs per day!?
by Dave M
December 27th, 2018, 5:04 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Commercial Insurance work
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: Commercial Insurance work

By commercial ins. do you mean businesses that own vehicles?
by Dave M
December 6th, 2018, 7:06 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Difficult Vehicle
Replies: 9
Views: 784

Re: Difficult Vehicle

Have you tried opening the door nearest the break and standing on the floor board? If you can reach the break cover the door frame with towel or blanket.
by Dave M
November 12th, 2018, 7:13 pm
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Safelite Hasn't Paid Me Yet
Replies: 7
Views: 1299

Re: Safelite Hasn't Paid Me Yet

REALLY!? 300 Safelite claims in 2 months? Did you mean $300?
by Dave M
November 2nd, 2018, 11:55 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Delta Kits RESINS
Replies: 4
Views: 1539

Re: Delta Kits RESINS

Why are you thinking about changing resins after all these years?
by Dave M
August 27th, 2018, 11:43 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Why do cracks glare? Why do they spread?
Replies: 5
Views: 787

Re: Why do cracks glare? Why do they spread?

All these years I thought cracks glared because they were upset or mad!! :lol: