Originally Posted by cwojcik
I've had dental floss pull out after a while. It works better than nothing but after a few good tugs or lots of use it will separate from the glue.
The best hinge preserving method I've found is to cut a 1" square piece of Blenderm tape and put a coating of welder's on the sticky side, then put that at the end of the hinge. The adhesive in Blenderm won't stick to EPP, hence the welder's.
This has worked well for me as well, I had never heard of using dental floss and was curious how it worked.