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Originally Posted by CheeseForSteeze View Post
If you find the repair works itself loose and you have to re-p-tex it, use a heatgun or something to bring up the base temperature as much as possible. Enough to get it warm (like waxing iron warm) but not too much to damage it. Welding theory tells us this makes for a better, more permanent bond.
I was wondering about this. Seems like it would bond better if they were close in temp as the ptex cools instantly. Thanks.

Also, I lit it with an acetylene torch as it was what I had handy..., maybe a little too hot.

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