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Postby seattlecube21 » Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:42 am

i have a broken cube and i was wondering what i could do because the center snapped off when i dropped it
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Re: broken cube

Postby borginator2 » Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:10 am

If the broken bit is plastic only, and you've got the parts, and can assemble it like a jigsaw, get some Liquid Polystyrene cement - the runny kind, not the gel stuff.

That'll weld the parts back together like new.  It takes a while to set though, so find a way to keep the parts clamped together for 8+ hours.

Do it overnight and it'll be set in the morning.  Then it should reassemble like new.
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Re: broken cube

Postby seattlecube21 » Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:19 am

that sounds like a really good idea but the screw is what the plastic goes around and if you cement the screw in place too the plastic wont move
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Re: broken cube

Postby borginator2 » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:28 pm

Liquid poly won't affect the screw.  It welds the plastic parts as though they were new.  It doesn't glue anything other than polystyrene based plastic (such as your plastic parts of the cube).  If the screw is bust - sorry, cant help.  Get a new core and screws from cubes 4 u.
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