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    Heat gun bump rail trick

    Its amazing what you can do with a heat gun, Dont know if this was posted befor so thought I would post it anyway.

    Update, Used a Kawasaki Heat gun on hi and all I did was keep the heet gun 2 1/2 to 3" From bump rail and as soon as it started to change color to Black I started moving in a strait slow line about 3' section then went back for another pass on the mid then a third pass on the top of rail, if you move to fast you may miss a spot and have to go back, this was on a 06 STX 15F, no shrinkage at all and brought it back to Life in color,

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    Sorry but I can't understand what you did...

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    Looks like he brought the black out of dull rails?

    guessing before and after second pics a close up?

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    It works great. I've done it. Just do the heating process with your rails attached to the ski. It tends to shrink the plastic and the holes wont match up. I lost about 3/4" over a 4' section. Trying to reattach it was a PITA. Had to redrill all the holes.

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    I updated the beginning thread for more detailed info.

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