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Old 10-13-2010, 06:02
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Default Secret to NOT burning myself with the glue gun?

The glue gun and I are not friends. Is there a trick, maybe a special type of glove, that I can use to protect myself from random attacks?
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Old 10-13-2010, 06:05
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Default Re: Secret to NOT burning myself with the glue gun?

i wish i knew a trick also... i burnt myself once with it and my first reaction was to snatch it off and when i did it pulled the skin off too! It was painful!
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Default Re: Secret to NOT burning myself with the glue gun?

try keeping a small bowl of water near by, that way when you burn your fingers, just put them in the water.kinda helps with the pain. don't pull the glue right off because the skin comes off with the glue.
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I've found that using a glue gun with a smaller tip helps me to not burn myself as much.

This is why I am scared to death of my wood burner though.
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Old 10-13-2010, 09:55
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Using a small glue gun is the best option...
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Old 10-13-2010, 10:00
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Default Re: Secret to NOT burning myself with the glue gun?

I have given myself some pretty nasty 3rd degree burns since I started, especially with the wood burner. But I do have a little trick with fingertips, especially if you tend to wipe off excess glue with your fingers. I keep a jar of REALLY thick body lotion at my station and make sure my fingers stay "hydrated". If the hot glue sticks, for some reason it doesn't burn and also peels off like butter. Don't use too much that you're greasy, but enough that it works. HTH!
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Old 10-13-2010, 10:15
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For some reason, using wax paper to rest the gun on seems to help me. I was using a paper towel and I'd *always* get the little leftover blobs on me. Wax paper works better for that.
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Old 10-13-2010, 10:36
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Default Re: Secret to NOT burning myself with the glue gun?

STEP away from the gun! lol

I always burn myself too! I TRY to remember to put a cup of ice water next to me, to dip my burning fingers in and to TRY NOT to put my burning figures in my mouth! OUCH!

Wish there was a good trick, the only one I can think of, is have someone else use the glue gun! lol
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Darn I thought you had a solution not that you were asking a question.

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Default Re: Secret to NOT burning myself with the glue gun?

I was putting a big rhinestone on tonite and it slid and i went to stop it and it flipped and stuck to my finger i didnt jerk it but it hurt until it cooled, its still sore!!!
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