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What do yu guys do with your soft plastics once they have been through the mill and even a tube of glue wont get them back into shape ?

Do you throw them in the bin?
I have collected quite a few over the last year which are damaged beyond repair. Has anyone tried melting them down into a mould and creating new ones?

Granted the colours will mix together etc, I think the remoulds would work for Pollock and Wrasse at least.

What do ye think?

Danny.
 

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Not tried remoulding.

I have seriously thought about moulding fresh though. I have a few idea's regards
soft plastics I'd like but can't really buy. Anyway, sounds fun.

Some glues can work but I believe a hot gun is favourite.
I just chuck em out though.
 

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Pat G, had something on his blog about repairing soft plastics. Something from the local DIY store, have a look.

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I use a 12v soldering iron rigged on a 9v plug in transformer to try to keep the heat down. A friend put it together for me. The transformer has some cooling holes drilled in the casing it just in case......

Other than that two part mitre glue is good stuff (glue and spray on hardener). I use a german brand. Tricky on a boat in a F5 so only used in the shed (with the door open!).
 
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