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    July, 2013
how to unglue
Posted by steve5 on Saturday, May 13, 2017 6:10 PM

I must have had one too many beer's the other night , the mast's on my ship are woeful , does any-one know how to de-glue , plastic cement [ revel contacta professional ] any advise other than do it properly in the first place , will be greatly appreciated ,

steve

  • Member since
    April, 2009
  • From: Longmont, Colorado
Posted by Cadet Chuck on Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:51 PM

If the cement has not dried completely, I grab the part with a needle nose pliers and horse it off.  Hopefully, I can then reglue it properly later.  If the glue is totally set, maybe,  depending on what kind it is, you can put more glue or sovent on it, and then proceed as above.

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Posted by steve5 on Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:35 PM

your a life saver CC ,don't know how I did it , but I glued 2 mast's backwards , out of 4 that really looked weird . it's all better now , cheer's mate

steve5

  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: Twin Cities of Minnesota
Posted by Don Stauffer on Sunday, May 14, 2017 11:05 AM

I assume you mean solvent cement when you say plastic cement.  That stuff actually welds the plastic together, so it is pretty hard to undo if it is really set.

That is one nice thing about CA.  You can buy CA debonder, and apply it weeks after the glue has set and it will dissolve the bond.

 

Don Stauffer in Minnesota

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