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I proved a theory I had years ago and this seems like an appropriate place to post it.

Outside of physical damage ( running over a heatgun, dropping it, etc) I figured out what the number 1 issue was for going through cheap heatguns so fast: it was when doing back windows. It's turned on too long for a back window . About 10 yrs ago I bought 4 guns for the shop. 1 for the left side , 1 for the right side of the car and 2 guns permanently strapped together for the back window. With each gun not getting "too much use" , they last much much longer than just 4x as long. The average time a back window takes for me to shrink is about 3min. With the dual guns. It's my thought that when a cheap gun runs into say 5 min or more, the gun takes the most internal beating thereby frying itself much earlier than need be.

10 yrs later, the original 2 guns strapped together for back windows are the cheaply Wagners and still running strong.

This isn't to convert people but rather just showing what I think killls a cheap heatgun

I bet you save some time too having one on each side.

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Yes , I prefer shorter extension cords and a gun on each side :thumb

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Am I the only one that hasn't run over a heat gun? I must be special.........

I think I have run over 4 heat guns, a couple drop lights, & one time a sat a car down on a cordless drill. :lol

Blind from the neck down, lol!

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I leave my cheap wagner ones running on high a lot of the time in winter and on low even more. I stand them up on end. Will get two years average at this point out of them. They get killed when kicked or dropped and still hot.

Never ran over one

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Pro tools shrink fast propaneheat guns.got it on Cl.for 75 with a 5 gallon tank full.toke me 3 weeks to talk him down.they retail for up to 7 hundred. Work great one of my favorite tools. Shrink a easy back glass in seconds.great to r/r .my other guns are makitas.that I got for 35 each.there deals out there just got to find them.) Got my jeffysteamer for 3 dollars.

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Guest Dmitry.Alimov

The basic yellow Wagner for $25. I love it!!!!

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Pro tools shrink fast propaneheat guns.got it on Cl.for 75 with a 5 gallon tank full.toke me 3 weeks to talk him down.they retail for up to 7 hundred. Work great one of my favorite tools. Shrink a easy back glass in seconds.great to r/r .my other guns are makitas.that I got for 35 each.there deals out there just got to find them.) Got my jeffysteamer for 3 dollars.

3????? Where lol

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Guest Dmitry.Alimov

My favorite heat gun is the basic yellow wagner for $20 from ebay. I love it!!!!

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