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Old 12-11-2011, 08:17 PM   #1
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(repair) loose screws falling out

yes
the old common problem
especially on travel trailers and motor homes
just checked mine over
loose screws about ready to fall out on door shock

solution
couple of tubes of JB Weld (5 min type) epoxy
put just a little around threads
and screw in snug
that screw should stay in there now

had my awning bracket pulling out
on the old motor home we had
don't want to lose that THING while on the road
packed the sloppy hole with JB
then some more on the threads
never had another problem with it

if only a slight amount of epoxy is used
the screw can still be taken out if wanted later

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((as was stated in another thread))
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Old 12-11-2011, 09:51 PM   #2
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JB Weld is a rather permanent solution! I might try Loctite first before I go for the big guns of JB...if you ever want to get that screw out for any reason!
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Old 12-12-2011, 06:38 AM   #3
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Old 12-12-2011, 07:53 AM   #4
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got them many more miles

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JB Weld is a rather permanent solution! I might try Loctite first before I go for the big guns of JB...if you ever want to get that screw out for any reason!
hi Taranwanderer

they back out later no problem
just don't use too much
Loctite is better for tight good fitting nuts and bolts
JB Weld would be for sloppy holes


for super sloppy spaces
one can
put some JB Weld into the hole
some more on the possibly stripped threads
of the nut or bolt
then drag some very fine string or thread
through some epoxy
and wrap it around the screw
then screw it in

while doing repairs in our bicycle shop years ago
many many times we made similar repairs
crank housings totally stripped out
we found that epoxy held (with string)
and still broke loose later

note
I will admit
a repair such as that on a stripped bicycle crank
is not a good THING
but
the only alternative was
to throw the frame away
got them many more miles

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Old 12-12-2011, 08:44 AM   #5
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if we look towards the top here frankman



we will see where I started this thread
you have added nothing here
why don't you
play in your own back yard ???

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Frank is right. I don't bother to read most of what you write because
of the format you use. It's really annoying, so why do it?
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Old 12-12-2011, 09:35 AM   #6
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It's really annoying, so why do it?
I gess we could say
that it has become my trade mark
as used also on serveral other internet sites
with no complaints (after soom time that is)
usually
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so as not to distrube said thread
this would be the courteous THING to do

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mountainmanbob's format has been addressed several times now. A couple of threads I had to delete to prevent a flame war from starting. Let's get back to the subject of the thread.

mountainmanbob's format will be discussed by the moderators to see if it is appropriate on the forum.

Anyone can use the ignore button so that they do not have to view mountainbob's posts.
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Yo Mountain Bob is a freestylin rapster
He sings to the beat of a RV Camper
He says what he says
whether you like it or don't
Just click the "ignore"
and you won't see his font

He does his best
to offer his view
some hear his words
But I think its a few

The moderators here
will judge how he presents
If it annoys quite a few
I guess he'll be absent

So, Yo Mountain Bob
you can do your stuff
but the time may come
when it won't be up to snuff

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Old 12-12-2011, 10:14 AM   #9
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Yo Mountain Bob is a freestylin rapster


He sings to the beat of a RV Camper
He says what he says
whether you like it or don't
Just click the "ignore"
and you won't see his font

He does his best
to offer his view
some hear his words
But I think its a few

The moderators here
will judge how he presents
If it annoys quite a few
I guess he'll be absent

So, Yo Mountain Bob
you can do your stuff
but the time may come
when it won't be up to snuff



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I gess we could say
that it has become my trade mark
as used also on serveral other internet sites
with no complaints (after soom time that is)
usually
one's who have problems
send private messages
My take on your center justified text is that it's annoying and difficult to
read. You say it is your trademark but it draws attention to you personally
and away from the original subject of the thread.
Note how this thread has veered completely away from the original
subject.
You further say you aren't here to make friends. We try to keep this
site as friendly as possible.
We'd be much obliged if you'd type your posts in that spirit.
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