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    JB Weld question

    I never did use the stuff but I’m about to embark on a a seat quick release project. I’d like to copy a fix I’ve seen on the “ Mule nuts” thread where a member JB welds an Allen bolt to an Allen key. My question is: will JB weld really hold the two components together? Thank you

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    It will hold, but for how long bouncing around is the question. A real weld would be a better idea.
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    Apply it properly and it should easily meet your needs with the relatively modest torque needed for seat bolts. Cheers
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    JB weld applied to clean prepped surfaces is amazing stuff but I agree in your scenario I'd go for a real weld even though JB will probably work just fine since theres really no stress on the weld unless you're turning the screws
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    I like the Gorilla Glue Apoxy. I have used it on several applications and find it much stronger than JB Weld.
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    Thank you all. I appreciate your comments and suggestions.
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    Scratch'm up , degrease, and JB. It'll do fine. I used it to "weld" a socket to a stripped oil drain bolt and it worked like charm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trail Woman View Post
    Scratch'm up , degrease, and JB. It'll do fine. I used it to "weld" a socket to a stripped oil drain bolt and it worked like charm.
    ^^ That's a great idea!
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    Clever fix!

    JB Quick is, um...quick, but not as strong as Regular JB.

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    Scratch'm up , degrease, and JB. It'll do fine. I used it to "weld" a socket to a stripped oil drain bolt and it worked like charm.
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