Repairing an unglued pentagon

A pentagon can get unglued after a collision. This can easily be repaired following the instructions below.

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Required materials:

Do not use other glue than the recommended, the gluing quality is very important
  • Loctite 435 or cyanoacrylate glue
  • Isopropanol alcohol (IPA) 
  • Sharp tool such as xacto knife or a utility knife
  • Tweezers

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Repair instruction: 

Use the Isopropanol to clean the end of the carbon rod and if necessary remove all glue residue with the utility knife.

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Clean the hole of the plastic part with a drop of IPA, and remove any glue residue with the sharp tweezers.

Put a drop of Loctite 435 in the hole of the plastic parts and insert the carbon rod to the end.

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Keep some pressure between both parts for 30s.

Wait 15min before applying any stress to the pentagon.

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