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I screwed a lot of stuff up with the BBF before buying a $9 HF heat gun.

June 19 2017 at 4:01 PM

John in FL.  (Login gratewhitehuntr)
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Response to No worries, it's part of th fun. If you use heat, go slowly and heat the barrel...

Big Blue Flame.
I wouldn't hit it with anything no no no. That which has been beat cannot be un-beat!

Incidentally, anyone who says they've run a cutting torch but never caught and anything on fire is either a liar or a liar LOL!

With this in mind, I always opt for the least destructive method first.
Destructive how?
Well, take a look at what else you might heat. Seals are top of the list for things which get ruined when the BBF comes out to play.

If you go that way (and this is good advice for lots of things) wrap the tender bits in a wet towel.
But I'm not telling a welder anything he doesnt already know am I? wink.gif


    
This message has been edited by gratewhitehuntr on Jun 19, 2017 5:00 PM


 
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