Clean drilled injection site before repairing

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Clean drilled injection site before repairing

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Hello
Been a while. Often wondered how residual dist and moisture affected quality of repair but decided compressed air too costly and lugging compressor tank to customer's car unprofessional.
Solution? A $2 rubber bulb syringe from pharmacy similar to what a Dr would use to suction out a newborn baby's nostrils or what you use to irrigate an ear. Use it to blow dust from hole and site. If raining use suction to evacuate moisture from hole before injection of resin. Works like a charm! Noticed more complete filling of long spider legs.
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Sounds like the dust blower that came with my 450 kit but I dont know about the moisture removal aspect..
http://www.deltakits.com/shop/accessori ... ust-blower
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I've been using a rubber bulb syringe for years with great results (blowing out the pit area). Not a good tool to use for eliminating moisture. You've got to use some heat to evaporate the moisture from inside the break.
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Suction alone will not remove moisture from a chip, to complete the task qickly I suggest the Drystar and a heatsink.
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Heat at repair site NOT a problem in south Texas.
Have to worry about too much heat normally.
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O.K. do not rub it in we in the UK had our summer Sunday morning :D , it is now straight back into miserable and wet. I honestly cannot remember the last time I did a repair without the need to use the 2 tools mentioned, it would be nice to have a few days where they stay in the toolbox.
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