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Super Sugru Scissors Repair

Posted on | July 8, 2010 | 9 Comments

This is a guest post from Oscar, our 11 year old son. He eagerly awaited the arrival of Sugru in our house as he had seen the demos on its website. He repaired a broken scissors handle with the wonder material. Now nothing is safe ;-)

Take it away Osc:

Today I did an experiment with a product called Sugru. Sugru is colourful silicone rubber used for fixing items. I tried to fix a pair of broken scissors. What was wrong with them was one of the handles snapped. So I got a small packet of Sugru to fix it. I first opened the packet and felt the play-doh like substance. It was surprisingly very soft. I then applied it to the broken part of the scissors. I spread the Sugru so one could get their fingers in the handle. Then after 24 hours I checked the scissors and the Sugru on the scissors. The Sugru had turned hard in the 24 hours that it was setting but it was still feel the rubberiness in it. So in other words it was a complete success. I am giving Sugru a rating of 5 stars. Excellent. I would recommend it to anyone.

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9 Responses to “Super Sugru Scissors Repair”

  1. Brian Clayton
    July 8th, 2010 @ 8:28 pm

    top notch work Oscar. both the blogging and the repair work :)

  2. Damien Mulley
    July 8th, 2010 @ 11:54 pm

    Go on young O’Neill!

  3. Oscar
    July 9th, 2010 @ 9:50 am

    Brian and Damien,
    thank you for your responses.
    I am looking around the house for more things to repair and more experiments to do.
    Will blog my progress.

  4. Mary
    July 11th, 2010 @ 1:23 pm

    Well done Oscar! I’ll have a few jobs lined up for fixing when you come to Cavan . Granny!

  5. Grace Cunningham
    July 11th, 2010 @ 2:30 pm

    Excellent review Oscar, and nice handy work too! You’ll have to start a blog of your own!

  6. Sabrina Dent
    July 12th, 2010 @ 1:22 am

    Oscar I’m so glad you blogged your review because I wasn’t sure this Sugru stuff was everything they say it is, but it sounded so handy. And you’ve proven it is – how brilliant! Thanks, I must get some now.

  7. Oscar
    July 12th, 2010 @ 10:18 am

    Thank you Granny, will bring some up next time I visit. Thank you also Grace and Sabrina, you should definitely get some. You will have alot of fun fixing things.

  8. famron
    July 14th, 2010 @ 12:16 pm

    Oscar, you’re a star!

  9. MySugruHacks
    September 2nd, 2010 @ 11:06 pm

    See what others are doing with Sugru on you can also upload your hacks for the world to see.

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