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    How to repair a cracked DPC-14 mounting bracket

    As with any plastic bracket if you over tighten bolt you can crack it, this holds true with the DPC 14 as well. Seen below is a selector switch.
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    ^^ This is a hairline fracture. If left like this over time it would completely fall apart ^^

    To fix this you need to first mix up some epoxy. Many kinds will do, this brand is JB Weld, a high quality epoxy.
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    Squeeze out equal amounts
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    Stir well
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    Should have even consistency


    Apply to the bracket, try to work it into any cracks.
    It may also help to rough up the surface of the plastic so the epoxy binds better, but this is probably unnecessary for a small fracture.
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    You can use much more epoxy than the plastic that was originally there. Let it sit for a day or two to cure.
    Sand off anything unneeded later, then match the color by painting it over with anything black (spray paint, actual paint, even a black Sharpie)

    Once cured this will actually be stronger than the original plastic.

    End result after drying and matching color with a Sharpie
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