One of these would have been quite handy today, but all I can find is the
patents (there are several registered in the US) and US products. Anyone
know any UK supplier?
If not, looks like I'll need to find some flexible hose.....
I bought some silicon a little while back from our local hardware store and
it had a swivelling nozzle, sorry I can't remember what brand it was. The
nozzle was so good I cleaned and kept it for future use.
Yes - but does the kit actually work? I have tried a similar 'Plasplugs'
tool and still the job did not turn out right. You lay a line of sealant,
run the tool along the line, and begin to get a build-up of silicon on the
tool which then 'overflows' at the sides - often making more of a mess than
just running a wet finger lightly along the bead!!
Sorry if I wasn't being that clear. I was caulking the edge of a door frame
close to an adjacent wall, where I couldn't get the gun into the correct
position regardless of how a standard nozzle is cut. I've hit similar issues
when sealing around the back of bath mixers and the like.
So I reasoned someone must have come up with a nozzle that could be bent or
was fixed at say 45 degrees to get into awkward corners. US examples:
I've found some flexible fuel hose in the garage so if the equivalent isn't
available in the UK, I could just butcher a couple of nozzles and add fuel
line clips to keep them in place.
This 'tool' gets around that problem by not putting too much sealant down in
the first place ;-)
Quoted from one of the reviews on the Screwfix site.
"Worth buying, this tool cleans easy creates a neat and clean line of
silicone. Requires some practice to begin with.
Getting the amount of silicone on the joint first requires practice or else
a lot of waste once that is established bobs your uncle!!!"
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