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    Can I repair my light? See Pic

    That is a rusted hole in the cone along that rust stripe. Is there a safe way to patch this? I know that a new one is in order but money is tight right now.
    BTW - It is an Amerlite



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    Re: Can I repair my light? See Pic

    I would think a high-temp epoxy would be an ok fix...
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    Re: Can I repair my light? See Pic

    Quote Originally Posted by Lershac
    I would think a high-temp epoxy would be an ok fix...
    That could work, but with the metal in the condition, it seems unlikely that it would hold for very long.
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    Re: Can I repair my light? See Pic

    How about clean the area and apply a big dollop of silicone?

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    DUCT TAPE!!! It fixes everything
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    Re: Can I repair my light? See Pic

    JB Weld. Good for up to about 1000 degrees. People repair cracked engine blocks with this stuff. Just grind the rust off.
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    Re: Can I repair my light? See Pic

    Did you look on eBay:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/HAYWARD-POOL-LIGHT- ... 3effb74f9c

    Looks like there is a lot of great deals for pool lights if you can find the right one!

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    Re: Can I repair my light? See Pic

    Quote Originally Posted by JasonLion
    Quote Originally Posted by Lershac
    I would think a high-temp epoxy would be an ok fix...
    That could work, but with the metal in the condition, it seems unlikely that it would hold for very long.

    I would certainly grind it down to bare metal first, and make the patch area thicker than the original metal.

    Or you could weld a new piece of sheet metal over that area.
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