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Re: Epoxy screws

Originally Posted by pauloman View Post

one common fix is to mix sand into the epoxy and spread over the worn areas. When that also wears down you mix up a bit more epoxy and sand and reapply.

I like that idea.
Sort of like an ablative paint.
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