Shrinking Wrapping

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Shrinking Wrapping

Unread postby Levent Suberk » Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:18 am  

Cellophane wrapping on deck can be shrink with an hair dryer if cellophane wrinkles due humidity.
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Re: Shrinking Wrapping

Unread postby montecarlojoe » Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:31 am  

Is there any danger of damaging the deck / melting glue / sticking the cellophane to the tuck?

Do you have pictures to demonstrate?
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Re: Shrinking Wrapping

Unread postby Eoghann » Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:03 am  

I've done it myself plenty of times. I actually do it with a heat gun; much hotter than a hair dryer but it's faster. Decks don't suffer anything if you do it carefully. Avoid getting too close and stressing the cellophane with the heat, because it may break. If anything bad is happening, the cello is the first to tell you. :lol:

Try on some cheap ones to get the hang of it but it's not a big deal.
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Re: Shrinking Wrapping

Unread postby Mike Ratledge » Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:35 am  

As Dan noted, try a few inexpensive decks before you go whipping on your precious decks, and it is pretty easy to get it right. Just don't expect to use a blow torch. ;)
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