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The glue won't flow out of my glue gun, any advice?

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If it's getting hot, you press the trigger but you get no glue, your tube is stuck. something ( dirt or smthng) blocks the exit. Heat it up, turn it upside down (nose up) and without inserting a new stick, let the heated glue flow iut of the gun. Hopefully any dirt will be forced to fall down. If you need more drastic results, you must open the tool, fasten it on a bench wrench, but make it so that no caurrent will be passing through the wrench, by using two pieces of wood as intermediate holders, plug it to power, nose up. and when it has reached a very hot temperature, use a high pressurized air pistol, to blow out anything that blocks the tube.
Anothe option, is to remove the nose if there is an option to twist it. See if there is a hexagon head. If yes, you cab turn it and eventually clean it up.

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