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    Metal Glue/Epoxy?

    The saddle adjustment portion of my seat came out of the seat post and it looks like it was just held in with some kind of glue. Has anyone had any experience with this type of repair and had some luck to report?

    I'm trying to figure out what kind of glue/epoxy might last well.

    Thanks.
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    No experience with that, but might help to know what post/materials you're dealing with...aluminum, carbon, etc.
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    Take/post pics please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ridemtn
    The saddle adjustment portion of my seat came out of the seat post and it looks like it was just held in with some kind of glue. Has anyone had any experience with this type of repair and had some luck to report?

    I'm trying to figure out what kind of glue/epoxy might last well.
    Are you referring to the saddle rails? Did they pop out of their moorings in the saddle? If so, they probably need to be popped back into place. Then, it may be the case that an epoxy could be used to help ensure that they stay put.

    But, I agree with the others; showing us some photos would be a good idea prior to proceeding. (I'm not at all certain that I guessed right about what the problem is...)

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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinB
    Are you referring to the saddle rails? Did they pop out of their moorings in the saddle? If so, they probably need to be popped back into place. Then, it may be the case that an epoxy could be used to help ensure that they stay put.

    But, I agree with the others; showing us some photos would be a good idea prior to proceeding. (I'm not at all certain that I guessed right about what the problem is...)
    I assumed he meant the entire post head with the clamping mechanism separated from the post, as that was the only part I figured would be assembled by bonding, but definitely need more details from the OP!
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    Throw it out and get a solid AL post, those two piece posts are junk....no glue will hold for long.

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    try some JB weld, you can find it at an auto parts store.

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