TO DRILL A CHIP FOR A REPAIR

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Re: TO DRILL A CHIP FOR A REPAIR

Post by clearquest » September 18th, 2014, 5:21 am

No time table for patience. If I cant get part of a damage to fill by using various tecniques (rare), I dont think that drilling into wet uncured resin at the impact point is the answer. I have had to create a new entry point by drilling (rare) to get resin into an unfilled area, but thats different than drilling into wet resin in the original impact area. Can't be anything good about having resin clouded with glass fragments going into a repair. Just my opinion.

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Re: TO DRILL A CHIP FOR A REPAIR

Post by cracksout » September 19th, 2014, 4:19 pm

I have been practicing not drilling and today I did one that was fantastic.
When would you drill and not drill if not is your preferred method?

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Re: TO DRILL A CHIP FOR A REPAIR

Post by Mr Bill » September 19th, 2014, 5:32 pm

clearquest wrote: I dont think that drilling into wet uncured resin at the impact point is the answer. I have had to create a new entry point by drilling (rare) to get resin into an unfilled area, but thats different than drilling into wet resin in the original impact area. Can't be anything good about having resin clouded with glass fragments going into a repair. Just my opinion.
Until you actually try it, you are just theorizing.
The pit hole is already there, you are just drilling sideways into it for short distance to open it up, and if you use a skinny drill,( FG329 : 0.024 inch dia ) the hole is quite small.

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Re: TO DRILL A CHIP FOR A REPAIR

Post by EMCAutoGlass » September 19th, 2014, 9:02 pm

Mr. Bill: do you have any issues getting a thick pit resin into such a small drill hole? Any issues trapping air in the hole? I use a larger drill bit, and sometimes place a needle in the hole when I drop the pit resin. It seems to help the resin flow into the hole as I pull the needle out, also eliminating air in the hole.

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Re: TO DRILL A CHIP FOR A REPAIR

Post by Mr Bill » September 20th, 2014, 8:13 am

I do that too.
Great minds think alike.

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Re: TO DRILL A CHIP FOR A REPAIR

Post by screenman » September 20th, 2014, 9:01 am

The angle that you drill at can also cause air bubble, drill down not up.

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Re: TO DRILL A CHIP FOR A REPAIR

Post by Dempsterglass » September 22nd, 2014, 9:28 pm

I clean my customers windows and side mirrors for the same reason I vacuum and clean out the car after a replacement.
Its also the same reason why I wash my vehicle a few times a week, always clean company clothes, freshly shaven, best quality business cards, stationary and vehicle graphics and a genuine thank you attitude.
Its PRIDE in MY company and MY work and customers NOTICE when its done. They are more than happy to refer you because you go the extra mile in caring for their vehicle and they gladly pay for that level of professionalism. You keep customers for life that way.
They may not say anything when you don't clean the windows but they wont be WOWed and remember you for next time, but they will remember me.
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Re: TO DRILL A CHIP FOR A REPAIR

Post by screenman » September 23rd, 2014, 7:47 am

We have a guy over here that does that, he does though, not use a dry out system or a UV shield.

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