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Fixed up my cracked shell

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by thomaslaken, Aug 7, 2016.

  1. thomaslaken

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    Decided to open up my P3P for the first time today because I noticed a small opening by my rear left motor. I saw that the little place where the metal screw threads are molded into the plastic had fracked and came out. I used some epoxy and fixed it up. Currently waiting for it to dry fully before trying to put it back together. Any thoughts or comments? Thanks!
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    #1 thomaslaken, Aug 7, 2016
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  2. fastfed

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    wayyyyy too small, cannot see the pictures/work you did
     
  3. thomaslaken

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    yeah thats my bad. Ill try and get them bigger.
     
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    Pictures are now bigger!
     
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    That's a good repair. Not sure you're out of the woods in the long run.
     
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    I figured I might as well try it instead of buying a new she'll right away!


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    I agree. I ordered a shell but will try to leave it in the box.
     
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    Epoxy isnt all that strong by itself. Next time, add some fibreglass strands or even a thinly weaved cloth. It makes an enormous difference. Then you could also use a lot less epoxy, just enough to soak the fibreglass.

    Still, I imagine your repair will do the trick as well.
     
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