And wrapping a wet cloth and then using the heat gun could potentially be a scald risk.

The gun on its own at arms length can be controlled well enough that I’ve had no problems in two months of use.

Began December 2009 at 5 7/8" length and 5" girth.

As of December 5th 2012 7 3/8" BPEL and 6 1/8" base girth.

Going for the magic 8"x6"