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  1. saltydog81's Avatar
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    Apr 20, 2008, 6:49 PM - glue trouble pls help #1

    ok last night i started a helmet and then restarted it today after Allan (wizardofflight) sent me a few threads to help... i was way off lol.
    so today i started using a rubermade brute trash can and super glue and pliobond contact cement both failed to bond the plastic so what do i need?
    if anyone can tell me what kind of glue i need that would be great.
    also i found that using tin snips to cut trash can armor works great. you get nice clean lines easily if you do it right.
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  3. DarkeSword2020 is offline DarkeSword2020
    Apr 20, 2008, 7:30 PM - Re: glue trouble pls help #2

    Let me list a few I use.

    Epoxy resin, Bondini (a superglue type for plastic) - wonderful stuff, PVC cement glue, ...and some others, but thats a few.
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    Apr 20, 2008, 7:48 PM - Re: glue trouble pls help #3

    oh boy. I made the mistake of using the rubbermade brute trashcan for my self-made armor. Theres nothing really that I know of that will work with that material, except for screws/bolts. I could never ever shape it the way I needed it, it was just NOT going to let me modify it in any way. The only thing I got to stick to it was the velcro adhesive you can buy in strips, the industiral strength, and thats the only thing I know of that actually sticks to it.

    Honestly, I would recomend trying to get one of those sterilite trash cans instead, I know thats a popular choice for members here.
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    Apr 20, 2008, 7:56 PM - Re: glue trouble pls help #4

    oh boy. I made the mistake of using the rubbermade brute trashcan for my self-made armor.
    lol thats exactly what i used because the walmart here didnt have the right cans ... well crud i hope pvc glue works like drakesword2020 suggested ... i will check those out drake and thank you too tubachris

    if anyone else used rubbermade brute cans and somehow got it to work i would love to here how
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    Apr 20, 2008, 10:01 PM - Re: glue trouble pls help #5

    bump could still use a few more suggestions
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    Apr 20, 2008, 10:58 PM - Re: glue trouble pls help #6

    bump .... anyone else got any ideas?
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    Apr 20, 2008, 11:11 PM - Re: glue trouble pls help #7

    Ive never used it, but what about trying out that JB weld stuff?
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    Apr 20, 2008, 11:31 PM - Re: glue trouble pls help #8

    Ive never used it, but what about trying out that JB weld stuff?
    ok will do and thanks again... i think i will let this thread die now
  10. 99centTaco is offline 99centTaco
    Apr 20, 2008, 11:54 PM - Re: glue trouble pls help #9

    this is prob the wrong area for this thread too
  11. BGHunter is offline BGHunter
    Apr 22, 2008, 6:28 AM - Re: glue trouble pls help #10

    Use a hot glue gun
  12. tubachris85x's Avatar
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    Apr 22, 2008, 11:14 AM - Re: glue trouble pls help #11

    Quote jintone said: View Post
    Use a hot glue gun
    That wont work with this material. Ive tried. It just comes right off when I tried it, sorry

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