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  • Member since
    April 2023
  • From: New mexico
Super glue
Posted by John3M on Thursday, April 11, 2024 12:31 PM

Has this ever happened to you? I have been using super glue for many years and on occasion no matter what i do either using for wood or plastic It  simply will not setup. I do all the typical things when using it including using the accelerator, but it simply will not work. anyone know why this happens? it does not happen all the time but i can't figure it

  • Member since
    September 2017
  • From: Roanoke Virginia
Posted by Strongeagle on Thursday, April 11, 2024 1:16 PM

John3M
Has this ever happened to you?

Ahoy John3m.  Yes, superglue frustrates me beyond belief.  Thin, thick, or gel, with and without zipkicker.  It can't be depended upon to work.  I believe that superglue has some magical property that can't be explained.  Perhaps it has a mind of its own.  The only application that I depend upon superglue for is to fill seams. It does this well if you apply it and don't molest it until you know its set.

  • Member since
    March 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Thursday, April 11, 2024 1:38 PM

Good to the last drop,my hobby shop stuff used to always go bad and not stick

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    March 2003
  • From: Towson MD
Posted by gregbale on Thursday, April 11, 2024 2:14 PM

Useful rundown of common CA problems here.

Big Smile

 

Greg

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"Every time you correct me on my grammar I love you a little fewer."
 
  • Member since
    October 2019
  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Friday, April 12, 2024 11:44 AM

Oho! Tha Gorilla!

      I always get the 15 gram bottle, there's always something to fix besides hobby stuff in this house,With three rambunctious dogs and one stuck up cat! Surprisingly, I used to swear by "Bob Smith Products" in this genre. But this product beats them all!

  • Member since
    April 2020
Posted by Eaglecash867 on Friday, April 12, 2024 12:12 PM

Big fan of Gorilla too.  Having to clear tip clogs is a thing of the past.  Its a superior seam filler too compared to any of the putties out there.  The best part is, you can buy the stuff at any Walmart.  The only problem I have had with it, as with any super glue, is that prolonged exposure to low temperatures pretty much turns the whole bottle of super glue into nice string-making material.

 

"You can have my illegal fireworks when you pry them from my cold, dead fingers...which are...over there somewhere."

  • Member since
    October 2019
  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Saturday, April 13, 2024 7:29 AM

YUP-T.B.

  • Member since
    April 2024
Posted by Crash3730 on Saturday, April 27, 2024 10:58 AM

Anyone have any experience using vinyl acetate ethylene glues?

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