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  1. wanta be jango's Avatar
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    Jul 8, 2009, 9:55 PM - gauntlet hinge and finishing #1

    hi all

    how do you attach the hinge to the gauntlet and is there any coating the go on them the give thenm a smooth finish . was thinking of body filler but it may crack?
  2. ZacicVolkshed's Avatar
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    Jul 8, 2009, 11:17 PM - Re: gauntlet hinge and finishing #2

    what are your gauntlets made out of, I used sintra for mine and I put the hinge on the inside and riveted it together. I then used bondo to hid the rivets.
  3. stormtrooperguy's Avatar
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    Jul 8, 2009, 11:50 PM - Re: gauntlet hinge and finishing #3

    i've attached my hinges with Goop. they've held well for about a year with no issue.
  4. I helped at SDCC '08 Jango 5204's Avatar
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    Jul 9, 2009, 1:25 AM - Re: gauntlet hinge and finishing #4

    CA glue and accelerator.
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    Jul 9, 2009, 2:46 PM - Re: gauntlet hinge and finishing #5

    yep, CA glue is how I did it.
  6. wanta be jango's Avatar
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    Jul 9, 2009, 7:32 PM - Re: gauntlet hinge and finishing #6

    cool thanks for the info . just one question what is ca glue?
  7. Timmer's Avatar
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    Jul 9, 2009, 8:29 PM - Re: gauntlet hinge and finishing #7

    Cyanoacrylate Glue

    Super Glue, Krazy Glue, there are many kinds. If you check the labels of various glues at Home Depot, Lowes, etc., you'll see it on the package.

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