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Wolf_Soldier64
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PostSubject: Replacing Grpping Hands from Vintage to 40th hands    Replacing Grpping Hands from Vintage to 40th hands  Icon_minitimeThu May 21, 2015 1:15 pm

Hi Guys hope this helps,

its a pain when the old gripping hands go hard fingers snap off, affraid when i was replacing the gripping hands i found the Pegs for the new ones are slightly bigger and it is a very tight fit and very hard to twist sometimes it splits the wrist hole  Mad , when doing this the 40th hands came off from there pegs Surprised  Mad  Shocked  

so i glued them on to the old Pegs and they fit and move great twist good,

Pair of new 40th Grippers
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Vam no grippers,,, but you got to hand it to him lol!  Suspect
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Small Plastic Bottle Adhesive, and can is the Activator
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Hold the peg between fnger and thumb tight, and with the other hand between thumb and finger twist and pull there will be no damage to grippers.
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Adhesive to top of Peg as shown in photo.... NOTE keep Adhesive away from joint
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Spray Activator into grippers hole,
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and then push Gripper onto peg hold in position for about 10 seconds
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repeat process on the other hand and Vam with grippers is ready to go back into action  lol!
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It is alot better with the old pegs than the new ones

well i hope this helps you guys out as ithas me with my vams

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I've got to hand it to you that's a great tip. Laughing

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Cappy wrote:
I've got to hand it to you that's a great tip. Laughing

Thanks Brian lmao lol! lol!

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superb wolfie! great how to!
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Blondeactionman wrote:
superb wolfie! great how to!


Many thanks Dal Very Happy

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Good step by step guide, wolfie, and a great idea! Cool  

I've been doing that for ages, i even tried sanding down the new pegs, but they just pull out too easy. Your way is definitely the way to go cheers

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Great tip thanks! Very Happy

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Great stuff Mark! Also a good way to keep the vam as vintage as possible!
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great tip i must look out for that glue

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Thanks for the great tip Mark the glue you use looks like a wood glue does it dry hard or does it have a soft rubbery finish Question cheers cheers cheers

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It drys hard Ian and stick anything it doesn't do any damage to the grippers Very Happy

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Wolf_Soldier64 wrote:
It drys hard Ian and stick anything it doesn't do any damage to the grippers Very Happy

Nice one Mate where do you get it from??

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Hawkeye wrote:
Wolf_Soldier64 wrote:
It drys hard Ian and stick anything it doesn't do any damage to the grippers Very Happy

Nice one Mate where do you get it from??



Hi Ian, I get it from a comany called Howdens Joinery

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