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PH5121
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PostSubject: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeMon Feb 10, 2014 12:49 pm

I have several heads which need re flocking. In an attempt to save money I decided to patch up a few bald spots to save on the cost of full re flocks.
 
I read the tip here or on AMHQ to use flock from kaput heads so had a go and it was a success.
I patched up the beard of my adventurer and two eagle eye heads using patches of flock that were still attached to their original adhesive that I had managed to cerfully remove from a doner, and a third EE head by sprinkling flock shavings onto thin patches of 'hair'.
 
Whilst I was doing this my four year old son walked in, picked up a head that needed flocking and announced in a totally dead pan manner that 'this one is like daddy, it has no hair on top'.
Out of the mouths of babes and all that, my wife laughed so much I thought she was going to have an accident.
 
And for the record, I do have hair on top, just not the thick covering I had, before we had bl00dy kids!!
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PostSubject: Re: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeMon Feb 10, 2014 1:30 pm

sounds like you did a great job mate  cheers 

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PostSubject: Re: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeMon Feb 10, 2014 2:33 pm

Sounds like a success!  Very Happy 

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PostSubject: Re: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeMon Feb 10, 2014 2:54 pm

Yes it was. I am happy with the results.
I had nothing to lose if it didn't work. They would have just had a full flock.
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PostSubject: Re: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeMon Feb 10, 2014 3:04 pm

Any before and after pictures ?

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PostSubject: Re: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeMon Feb 10, 2014 8:30 pm

Who, me or the Action men?
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PostSubject: Re: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeTue Feb 11, 2014 3:07 am

Well both if your happy, but I was referring to your VAM  What a Face 

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PostSubject: Re: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeTue Feb 11, 2014 3:36 am

love to see some pics

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PostSubject: Re: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeSun Feb 16, 2014 1:25 pm

Sounds like a sucessful mission I also would like to see the before and after shots if they are available well done  cheers 
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PostSubject: Re: Repairing VAM bald patches   Repairing VAM bald patches Icon_minitimeMon Feb 17, 2014 1:53 pm

I don't have any before pictures, but when I get sorted with how to post images I will do some after shots.
the only problem is I had a swap around of heads, and other than the adventuer I cannot remember where the patched up heads ended up.

(I am getting closer to being able to post pictures, I have found my old camera and a memory card, just need to get a Photbucket account sorted)
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