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wrinkles in H9 ultracote

Old 12-29-2001, 01:12 AM
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I just got the H9 cap arf and it has quite a few wrinkles in the covering. I would like to know if it would be better to use an iron or a heat gun to take these out?
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Old 12-29-2001, 02:48 AM
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Default wrinkles in H9 ultracote

I use my iron to get the wrinkles out, and the heat gun to tighten things up.
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Old 12-29-2001, 01:21 PM
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Default wrinkles in H9 ultracote

Be careful not to iron the wrinkles in jjoos99.
Kinda creases the covering and never seems to go away. Maybe I used to much heat.

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Old 12-29-2001, 03:38 PM
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Default wrinkles in H9 ultracote

Use your iron on all edges/seams, at high heat (375 degrees- UltraCote starts to melt at 400 degrees). Then go back and "glide" the iron over the wrinkles- they should pull right out. You can use a heat gun, but I've found that judicious use of an iron gives better results. Just glide it over the areas; you're not pressing a pair of pants, here...

I think it is very important to ensure that all edges/seams are sealed BEFORE shrinking out the wrinkles. That's what I'm going to do to mine when I get around to assembling it.

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