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Old 14th November 2018
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Re: Easy lens changing

Originally Posted by Ross the fiddler View Post
I hate it when some home repairer uses epoxy resin to glue in a violin neck. At least it softens with heat (hairdryer) & I can remove it, but I doubt that sort of heat would soften the glue enough in that situation though, although as it warms enough it can 'creep'.
Not sure what you're saying here, Ross. When an epoxy resin adhesive like Araldite sets, it won't soften with heat. The setting is an irreversible chemical process. I thought animal glue was still used in violins, which softens with heat and facilitates repair of the instrument.

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