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Stormfire Clean Easy Ar Removal

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#1 SwiFTNerF



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Posted 29 July 2009 - 12:24 PM

When I opened up my stormfire, I was really upset over how there was an overwhelming amount of glue sealing the barrel to the plunger chamber. However, I thought back on other methods that other people used to unglue the glue and remembered one:

Step 1: Boil Water

Step 2: Pour the boiling water into a cup.

Step 3: Put the plunger chamber assembly into the cup of boiling water. Make sure that the boiling water is covering the glue. Leave it in there for a few minutes.

Step 4: Take it out (be careful of the hot water) and just wiggle pull and it should come right off.

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Edited by SwiFTNerF, 29 July 2009 - 12:43 PM.

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#2 Hi Yah

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 01:45 PM

Can't the hot water deform the plunger tube?
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#3 stuck by stefan

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 02:51 PM

That's nice, but I just drilled strait trough the ar. easy and no hot water needed. But wait, wouldn't putting sovelet (sp.?) weld into hot water make Brain cell killing fumes?
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Posted 29 July 2009 - 03:02 PM

Can't the hot water deform the plunger tube?

Probably not, I don't think most plastics melt that low, but don't boil it for a super long amount of time then squeeze it with pliers or anything. So long as you're fairly gentle with it while it's hot, you should be ok.

But wait, wouldn't putting sovelet (sp.?) weld into hot water make Brain cell killing fumes?


A good method, I'd skip the cup though and just hold the piece in the pot rather than fuss with a plastic cup, less chance of spillage that way.

Boiling water will loosen up a lot of the glues found on nerf guns, doing the same thing with an AT2K turret works well, the barrels can be pulled right out after a few seconds in the water.

Edited by Hipponater, 29 July 2009 - 03:06 PM.

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