Introduction: Fixing Car Remote Key Ring

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The plastic end of my car remote has broken off long ago. I won't bore you with the details of how often I've misplaced the remote or my keys.

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I don't have a regular pair of scissors but the powerful plant trimmer will work fine. I'm also going to use a simple plastic straw.

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First I place the straw in between the notch on the remote.

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I then have my cat investigate and approve of the placement as I cut the straw.

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Next I begin with one half of the Sugru on the tip of the remote. I place the straw in the notch again and press in on the other side of the remote. My cat is still observing but annoyed with the camera flash.

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I have completed the loop but feel that it may not be enough and so I add more Sugru to the ends.

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After adding to the tips I remove the straw and let the Sugru set.

Comments

3366carlos (author)2014-04-30

plumbers putty would work also, and it comes in dark grey color.

curbowman (author)2013-09-11

Is there a way to paint the Sugru?

artnerdray (author)curbowman2013-09-12

Not really. Sugru is a rubber when it hardens so it is still a little flexible. So most paint would chop off.

However Sugru comes in different colors. Check out their website to see what they offer.