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Old 04-03-2020, 09:45 AM   #1
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Encounter with a branch

Need some help or suggestions. I had a chance encounter with a tree branch that removed the vent cover for the sink. Purchased a new one. The problem is the curve of the roof where the new vent cover needs to be installed. According to Escape, I just need to heat the cover and form it to the contour to the roof. To accomplish this I need to form the cover about one inch. What is the best method to heat and form the cover? Any ideas would be appreciated.
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Old 04-03-2020, 09:51 AM   #2
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I used a heat shrink gun.

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Old 04-03-2020, 10:14 AM   #3
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Heat gun

Harbor Freight has a decent one that is pretty reasonable price here: https://www.harborfreight.com/1500-w...gun-56434.html

Keep it on low and take it slow. Easiest of course on a warmer day. Best of luck. Bill
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Old 04-03-2020, 12:02 PM   #4
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I bought https://www.homedepot.com/p/Wagner-F...3063/206723949 from Home Depot, not that I've needed to replace the vent cover.
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