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Re: JB Weld?

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  • jamesonbeam1
    Hey M, Yes, Ive used it before for a similar purpose, but it does take 15 hours to cure and set, before machining.. You might want to try a heli- coil insert.
    Message 1 of 3 , May 21, 2008
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      Hey M,

      Yes, Ive used it before for a similar purpose, but it does take 15
      hours to cure and set, before machining.. You might want to try a heli-
      coil insert.

      Vino es Veritas,
      Jim.

      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "mstehelin" <mstehelin@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello all.
      >
      > I have a kettle with a worn out valve. I was thinking of using Jb weld
      > to build up the thread and threaded area, and then re-cut the threads.
      > JB weld page says that it is:
      >
      > water-proof; petroleum-, chemical-, and acid-resistent; resists
      > shock, vibration, and extreme temperature fluctuations, and withstands
      > temperatures up to 500° F. J-B WELD is super strong, non-toxic, and
      > safe to use.
      >
      > So waddaya think? Good or bad idea?
      > Cheers
      > M
      >
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