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Looking to get started.. kit advice appreciated

Post by hammer0419 » July 4th, 2017, 2:29 pm

Hello everyone. I live in upstate NY. For some time I have been interested in glass repair. I have been on this forum reading all I can and watching videos online trying to learn. I am looking to purchase a kit to get started practicing to become proficient. I am looking to hopefully make some extra $ on nights and weekends as I do have a full-time career already. I know there is a ton of options out there. I have basically narrowed it to Delta, GT Glass, and crack eraser. I know this is a Delta forum but would appreciate any and info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Post by hammer0419 » July 5th, 2017, 6:17 am

Through watching videos I have noticed some things. Delta seems to show great detail of the pressure and vacuum cycles and damage actually being filled. Almost the same with GT Glass. The Crack Eraser however seems to do things a lot different?? Unlike the other two, they are constantly moving briged away from repair to look at it. Then placing it back over. Doing so several times. Not quite sure I understand their reasons behind that???? The stationary position seems more reliable/full proof?

As far as long cracks go. It seems Crack Eraser and Delta vary greatly on their methods. One is a stationary bridge and one moves the bridge along the crack. Wondering who uses which method and why?

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Post by screenman » July 6th, 2017, 2:52 am

No moving of bridge done here on long cracks, no need to and it can create a lot of problems. I am Delta through and through, I have used GT it was fine but not in my humble up to Delta. Just looking at the third option is a no no to me, too many thins not included in the pro kit and everybody should know about indirect UV, look like they do not with that shield.

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Post by hammer0419 » July 6th, 2017, 4:54 am

Thanks for the reply. Yeah option 3 I have waived already. Believe I am going to try Delta. Ty

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Post by screenman » July 6th, 2017, 10:10 am

Good choice.

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Post by hammer0419 » July 7th, 2017, 3:26 am

screenman wrote:Good choice.
Placing an order Monday. Grabbed two used windshields to practice on. Excited to give this a go.

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Post by Kgobin » July 7th, 2017, 5:34 am

hammer0419 wrote: Placing an order Monday. Grabbed two used windshields to practice on. Excited to give this a go.
Looking forward to hearing from you on Monday! We are here to help you every step of the way so I'm sure you will do fine!
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Post by hammer0419 » July 7th, 2017, 10:21 am

Thank you Korey.

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Post by Roo » July 8th, 2017, 9:28 pm

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