home-depot rake, "Ames Comfort Plus, 24". End-grip slipped off.
(I mention the brand, name, and model so that someone who has one
can examine his own, and determine the best *kind* glue or epoxy.)
hollow plastic tube, maybe 4 inches long, that fits over the
*metal* 4-foot tube that forms the rake's "handle", and makes
it easier to grab the rake by the handle, to better *use* the rake.
Question: How to "stick" it back on, *securely*?
Easy, of course, to slip it back on, but has *zero* desire to
*stay* there -- ie, slips right back off again.
I was thinking of some kind of epoxy that can bond-together metal to
Of, if that turns out impossible, then to slip it on, and drill a hole
or two straight through (through metal handle and plastic grip), and bolt
BARGE Cement. Or some other contact adhesive, but BARGE is my favorite.
And, if it's really loose, try wrapping a few turns of cloth backed
adhesive tape or "Bicycle Tape" around the metal part to increase it's
Just about any caulk would do the job apply a light coat to the metal handle
and slide the grip on and let it dry. If you can somehow coat the inside of
the grip, that would do a neater job, otherwise, you will have to wipe off
the excess after assembly. Contact cement will not be usable for this, since
it will not slide once contact is made.
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