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CALVINIST

how do you loosen glued tip on ice rod?

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On one of my TB ice rods the tip was loose so I took just a tiny dab of gorilla glue and glued it on. Before I could get it true, it was stuck! Only 5 degrees off true, so not really any big deal but still bugs me when things aren't perfect! Anybody have any ideas on how to unglue the tip so I can try again? Or maybe I shouldn't even try crazy

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gorilla glue and glued it on.

Calvinist - gorilla glue is some tuff stuff. I think you might be stuck with it that way.. Hopefully there is some advice that helps out.

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Tips are normally put on with a glue reactive to heat,warm it up remove & replace with heat reactive glue.

I have gorilla glue on my garage floor nothin removes it cept a chisel!

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Goo Gone...works wonders on glue (even Gorilla Glue)...I had a decal (one of those puffy vinyl ones) on my boat that had started to come off...I used gorilla glue to fix it, but used a bit too much as it expanded when it dried. Rubbed some Goo Gone on it and away it went.

Also used it on grease on my trailer wheels...comes off very easily....

Stuff is amazing!

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What was the result? Broken rod tip?

No, more like, I don't want to mess with something that could result in a broken rod tip. Man, I would really feel regretful then!

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I use an alcohol lamp as a heat source for messing with rod tips. A hair drier may work but they are fairly cool, a heat gun on the low setting would be better. A note on glue, either use the tip top adhesive (melts with heat) or 5 min epoxy to attach a tip top. The bonds of these two adhesives can be broken with the judicious use of heat. Longer cure adhesives (i.e. rod bond, System 3 24hr cure epoxy, etc) are a PIA and you usually end up messing up your blank.

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