HOW TO MAKE a MODED GLUE GUN / Tutorial / DIY

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Intro: HOW TO MAKE a MODED GLUE GUN / Tutorial / DIY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6FOlVmOk2A&feature=youtu.be

Step 1: To Do a MODED GLUE GUN You Need!!!

I came up with an idea to customize or in other words to improve my glue gun.

Step 2: A Times It Happens That You Need to Apply Just a Few Drops of Hot Melt Glue Onto Small Details and As a Result Quite Frequently We Apply Too Much Glue!

Step 3: Besides Your DIY Project Doesn’t Look That Presentable) Guys, to Put It Simply, Just Evaluate the Video If You Interested in It!

If you don’t want to wait for your glue in the nozzle to take too much time to get heated, just shorten the nozzle and it will take way less time to heat the silicone.

Step 4: MODED GLUE GUN Is Ready!

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    bajaboi

    6 months ago on Step 3

    WHAT WAS THE BRAND NAME OF THE HOT GLUE GUN THAT YOU USED TO MOD, HOW MUCH DID YOU CUT OFF THE GLUE GUN TIP IN ORDER TO APPLY THE OTHER TIP?

    THANK YOU SO MUCH TAKING THE TIME TO READ THIS!

    LOOKING FORWARD TO YOU RESPONSE! :)

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    pwood2

    Tip 7 months ago

    If you have a glue gun with a removable tip, it might be easier to remove before molding.

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    kennan

    2 years ago

    Can someone weigh in on why the standard glue gun design doesn't provide for a more stable base? Once I apply glue I often need two hands to attach pieces, and I have to quickly set the tool down. But it's always unwieldy and falling over, mostly due to the weight of the cord. I don't know why the average glue gun design has never evolved to take this into account.

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    pwood2kennan

    Reply 7 months ago

    A variation of this idea is to use a spring, like you see in soldering iron holders, with a piece of ceramic tile to catch the drips.

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    pwood2kennan

    Reply 7 months ago

    Another cheap n' easy solution is to cut a piece of PVC of appropriate diameter to a stable base. This also works well with drills.

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    duncan_akennan

    Reply 2 years ago

    Glue a rare earth magnet to the base of the glue gun, and place it on a suitable surface - it's worked for me for years. You usually have two hands available when you pick yo the glue gun, if not, screw the metal surface down...

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    Eh Lie Us!duncan_a

    Reply 2 years ago

    and that sir, is f-ing clever. I have mine hanging from my powerstrip (above to keep cords from tripping me up) but I still have to watch where it swings.

    thanks for the tip.

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    duncan_aEh Lie Us!

    Reply 2 years ago

    It might be worth mentioning that I also have a block of Post-It Notes beneath the nozzle - when the inevitable glue drips build up, tear off the top one and start afresh...

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    PattyP17duncan_a

    Reply 9 months ago

    Duncan, most brilliant glue gun reply evah!

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    Eh Lie Us!duncan_a

    Reply 2 years ago

    ok, now you're just showing off with the ideas. :)

    that's actually pretty darn clever too.

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    duncan_aEh Lie Us!

    Reply 2 years ago

    When you've been 'hacking/making' for 50+ years, you learn to make life easier for yourself...

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    kennanduncan_a

    Reply 2 years ago

    Lord knows I have enough magnets. I'll give it a shot. Thanks.

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    xxlauraxxduncan_a

    Reply 2 years ago

    This is a good idea (and an annoying problem I've wondered about, too). You should make this mod into an Instructable!

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    RidwaanEduncan_a

    Reply 2 years ago

    Great idea...Im going to do that to mine... thanks

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    wulfrickennan

    Reply 2 years ago

    kennan, I keep a metal coffee can beside my work so I can drop the glue gun in when I need a free hand.

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    kennanwulfric

    Reply 2 years ago

    Ok, that's a perfect solution for me. Thanks.

    I still say they should design them better.

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    gdomantickennan

    Reply 2 years ago

    I just throw it on the table .nothing will happen to it! the design is simple enough!

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    RidwaanEkennan

    Reply 2 years ago

    Mine has a mod for that... I removed the standard cable and used a extension wire from a pc, like the one that would normally go from your PSU to your monitor, I cut the male end short and attached the male end to the glue gun on the inside...the female end gets attached to a power plug and now it stands better on its wire stand when in use with no long wire to weight it down.

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    SvenIronhandkennan

    Reply 2 years ago

    Stanley glue guns usually have a wire stand.

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