04-03-2013, 04:50 PM
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A while ago I made a mistake and soaked my 11137 in very hot water. After that it started shedding to a point I decided to retire it. It has a rather nice wooden handle so I was wondering what it would take to get the knot, with or without the plastic container out.
Here is the brush for reference:
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 04-03-2013, 04:59 PM
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You would have to clip the knot down with wire cutters since it is a wooden handle (steam should not be used). Then you need to get in with a drill (a Dremel works far better) to hog out the knot inside the handle. Then you would have to thin the cup inside the handle without messing up the wood to eliminate the cup. Can be done again with a Dremel and sanding drum. At that point you should have access to the wood on the inside to place a knot inside.

Then the measurement and knot selection can begin.

Good fortune.

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 04-03-2013, 05:02 PM
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^^ You won't get better advice than that ^^

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 04-03-2013, 06:49 PM
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(04-03-2013, 05:02 PM)Gairdner Wrote: ^^ You won't get better advice than that ^^
indeed, thanks!

I am now in the middle of removing the knot from an aluminum rubber-set brush and it is *A LOT* of work. Middle of == started a couple of weeks ago and left it half done...

Kudos to the good folks that have the energy and the time (with baby twins it means i have all the time I want after 11pm when I am totally beat) that take on these projects and complete them!

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 04-03-2013, 08:34 PM
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Buy a Dremel Moto Tool. They aren't expensive and they're worth their weight in gold. It saves all sorts of time. Just go easy with it. Slow with a Dremel is still very fast.

Once the knot is removed and immediately before putting in the new knot be sure to seal the wooden handle (the hole where the knot sets into) with epoxy. Seal it really well.

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