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Tame tricky clamp-ups

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Dry fit

Dry fit

Note: Before tackling a difficult clamp-up, walk through it first without glue (known as a "dry fit"). This exercise tells you whether you have enough clamps of the right type and size, which parts need more work to fit, and if you need any additional help or accessories. Plus, the dry fit familiarizes you with the assembly process before you find yourself racing against the glue's setup time.

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Comments (1)
Mr. Frodo wrote:

it always wakes me wonder every time I read an article discussing the virtues of which is the most lb/sq in. clamp yet still recommending tape for other glue ups (yea I know it works)

1/21/2016 11:18:52 AM Report Abuse

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