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Old 01-27-2010, 03:42 PM   #1
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So anybody had any luck with figuring out a trick to put new feet on corny lids? I have already broken 1 that I paid for and now I have two that were given to me so if I break one I'm okay but I would prefer not to if you know what I mean.

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Old 01-27-2010, 11:10 PM   #2
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file/sand a champfer on the bail. get it started and tap it on with something solid. they cost like a buck per, which is a rip-off if you asked me. i need new ones and am hoping to make some from brass someday.

 
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Old 01-27-2010, 11:13 PM   #3
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Are we talking about the little rubber condom things that go on the end of the locking mechanism?

If so, I used a toy barbie boot on one of my cornies.
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Old 01-28-2010, 12:12 AM   #4
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I bought some that were way to small, impossible to get on! I found a drill bit that was a tad bigger than the hole and reamed it by HAND, don't try with a drill. It was a tedious, suck ass project.

 
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Old 01-28-2010, 12:42 AM   #5
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Bring a small pot of water to a boil and drop them in long enough to soften them slightly. Then while they are still warm fish them out with a spoon and push them onto the lid.
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:05 AM   #6
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WD-40 should lube them up. Will dry out and leave them stuck on.

 
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Old 01-28-2010, 06:01 AM   #7
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+1000 on boiling them to soften up...
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Old 01-28-2010, 07:01 AM   #8
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I tried boiling and wd-40 and every other trick. Physically enlarging the hole is the only thing that worked.

 
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Old 01-28-2010, 07:06 AM   #9
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boring!!!!!!!!!

 
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Old 01-28-2010, 07:08 AM   #10
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Sorry, misread initial post

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