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Dear Experts, I need assistance from you ppl.I stay in India. I bought a medium quality glue gun and a glue stick. I plugged the gun to the power socket(220v)and waited for the glue to come out of the nozzle. I even tried out with the trigger several times but of no use. I am using this for the first time.Just worried if my gun is defective.Kindly help. thanks in advance

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It takes a couple of minutes for the gun to heat up. When you first plug it in, touch the metal nozzle with your hand. It should become obviously hot within 15 seconds and too hot to touch within a minute . After it fully heats up (a couple of minutes), squeezing the trigger should advance the glue stick and push molten glue out of the nozzle. However, there is often an initial resistance to the trigger and you may have to squeeze a bit hard to get it started. If there is a problem with the trigger mechanism, you can also advance the glue by pushing directly on the back end of the glue stick with your thumb. Good luck.

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