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Post by Mary » Wed Aug 31, 2005 11:03 am

Hi everybody, this is probably a very silly item to put on here, but thought with all your knowledge of glues and stuff that you may be able to give me some hints. I have a loo seat made of resin but the steel screws holding it on keep coming out... result is a slide sideways and contact with floor!! :oops: The only solution I can think of is glue in the screws. So what glue should I use? metal to resin, I am not used to using resin so don't want to react and melt of something. (OK I know, get a new seat...)

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Post by chris » Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:12 pm

Try ordinary Araldite either rapid or slow. Should work OK but don't blame me if you end up on the floor again!!!

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Post by Mark » Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:15 pm

Does this count as a Sliding Seat....D)
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Post by Garry R » Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:34 pm

Time to get a bit of hiking practice in!! Tie an old mainsheet to the toilet roll holder, grab towel rail in other hand, tuck feet under the wash hand basin and lean back. In my experience there will also be someone shouting at you just like the real thing - but just ignore!!

PS beware severe gusts of wind!!!

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Post by Mary » Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:55 pm

Hummmm, never got round to putting up a loo roll holder and towel rail is heated...ouch

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Post by Mary » Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:56 pm

PS I am not making any comment about the wind!!!

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Post by chris » Thu Sep 01, 2005 9:55 am

Are we talking about sailing a Looe Redwing? Sorry the jokes have hit rock bottom!!!!
GROAN GROAN

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Post by Mary » Thu Sep 01, 2005 11:12 pm

I'll just rename the loo the Redwing suite

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Post by JimC » Thu Sep 01, 2005 11:24 pm

Rather than use Araldite, which has a habit of not coming off when you want it to, go to a car parts shop and buy a tube of "loctite". This is designed to have enough grip to stop the things working loose but be able to be undone if necessary.

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Post by Garry R » Fri Sep 02, 2005 8:49 am

But do you ever realy want this item to become loo - se!!!!

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Post by Mary » Fri Sep 02, 2005 8:55 am

Ha ha... no, that's the idea

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Post by Alan Price » Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:04 pm

Guess the setting time for two pack epoxy would be an inconvenience.

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Post by Garry R » Mon Sep 05, 2005 11:06 am

Remember to avoid runs on the final finishing coat (and dare I say it a rub down between each visit!!)

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Post by Mark » Mon Sep 05, 2005 1:21 pm

I am glad we are getting to the bottom of this thread
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Post by Garry R » Mon Sep 05, 2005 1:26 pm

Yes it will be a relief when the toilet humour boys quit the scene flushed with success - and poor Mary still has the toilet equivalent of a rotating mast!!!

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