HOW TO: REPAIR Broken Umbrella Legs Using EPOXY!

Repairing is fun and helps keep useful stuff out of landfills. In this video i repair an REI super light travel umbrella. I troubleshoot and found out which part was broken and repair it with Devon 5 minute EPOXY waterproof glue ( https://amzn.to/3tbVTnU ). If the plastic or fiberglass parts were to break, I use J-B Weld steel reinforced epoxy ( https://amzn.to/2WuDmau ) to fix broken parts

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Devon 5 minute epoxy ( https://amzn.to/3tbVTnU ) is very versatile, waterproof, and is more of an adhesive glue to bond plastics, metal, wood, and fiberglass. Since the umbrella legs component original connection to the struts and rods broke, it needed to be glued back together. Super glue or hot glue would not be strong enough compared to 1500 PSI epoxy glue. It has a working time of 5 minutes and cures completely in one hour.

If one of the plastic component broke I would have used JB weld steel reinforced epoxy to reform major cracked parts as it can be formed.

Using Epoxy in general whether it be Devon 5 minute epoxy ( https://amzn.to/3tbVTnU ) or J-B Weld ( https://amzn.to/2WuDmau ) is very easy:

  1. Just degrease all the parts with soap and water or denatured alcohol. 2. Use some disposable pieces of card board as a mixing surface, mixing stick, and a flat edged for clean up or leveling.
  2. Put equal parts of the Epoxy Resin and Hardener.
  3. Mix both parts until uniform.
  4. Apply to surface and clean up any run offs.
  5. Use the clean flat piece to give it a final level.
  6. Clean up and wash hands.
  7. Let cure for the time specified by the epoxy.

Overall, Devon 5 minute epoxy ( https://amzn.to/3tbVTnU ) is very useful for many house hold and as water proof glue. I have it in my garage and tool box and go through a 8.5 oz bottles in about a year if i have a lot of repairs. You want to keep the hardener and resin capped and in a cool storage to avoid drying out.

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REVIEW: RCA to HDMI Converter ( How to get composite video and audio to HDMI montiors and TVs)

How to get composite video and audio to HDMI montiors and TVs) I bought RCA to HDMI Converter ( https://amzn.to/3iRbPbD ) as I wanted to play my old console systems (Playstation, NES, SNES, and VCR ) that uses component video and audio signal to my HDMI computer monitor or TV. The Yellow, Red, and White cables are need to be converted to digital HDMI signal for it to play.

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RCA to HDMI Converter ( https://amzn.to/3iRbPbD )

The converter works and runs on USB power. The upscale 720 p and 1080 p is only as good as the 240 line resolution of the console system, which is not that high resolution. I LCD TV with component inputs may have better filters than this device. But this was inexpensive and easy to use, so it has enough value to keep.

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REVIEW: CRAFTSMAN – 2 Gallon Wet / Dry Vacuum – 20 YEARS LATER…

We owned our Craftsman 2 Gallon 1.5 HP Wet Dry Vac ( https://amzn.to/3g2Ur1A ) for over 20 years, bought new in 2000. My Dad used if for all the home improvement, home repair, and maintenance projects around the house. It is still the shop vac work horse for all our projects and repair.

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Craftsman Wet Dry Vac Filter Bags (2 – 2.5 GAL) https://amzn.to/3k2eNJM

The Craftsman Clean and Carry 2 Gallon is the perfect portable size for small and large clean up projects. We typically use to to vacuum wet carpet and shop clean up we for clean up of drywall and other building materials that would typically damage household vacuum cleaners.

We have bought additional accessories kit ( https://amzn.to/37Hak9B ) for this vacuum as we lose or misplace the crevice tool or brush accessory. The original flex tube is very ridged and isnt flexiable, however it has proved to be useful ridge to use as a reaching too.
Over the years we also bought replacement wet / dry filter bags ( https://amzn.to/3k2eNJM ) which was useful if the main filter was being washed.

Overall, this is a great wet dry shop vac that has been extremely reliable heavy duty and useful.

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