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i'v recently dug out my old nitro rc truck and i'm having problems breaking the thread lock that i'v sealed the screws with, does anybody know how to dissolve the stuff or a way of breaking the seal with heat or freezing, cheers

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Depends what is attached to it, if it's only metal, heat usually works, or acetone dissolves most laquers.

If you have plastic attached it's far more difficult.


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thanks bud the part I want to keep is metal the spur gear is plastic (or whatever compound) is goosed so that is getting binned so heat or acetone sounds easy, I can get acetone by the bucket full so will try that first. thanks again bud


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