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    Nov 24, 2002, 2:00 PM - What glue not to use to install a visor! #1

    I learned an important lesson. After much thought, I decided to put a new visor in my Rubies jango bucket. I got alot of great tips on how to go about this and what to use for the visor, glue tips etc.

    I went out and picked up a tinted welders mask(thanks mrfett)and it worked great. I cut it and installed it w/ 2 part epoxy(thanks shawnpane, it held solid) I then decided that a little thick super glue around the edges would make it bullet proof. (bad idea#1)

    Those of you That watch the show CSI Know the best way to lift a finger print off of an object is w/ super glue in an enclosed environment, much like my finger prints on the inside of my visor w/ my bucket turned upside down.

    I awoke this morning to find my prints welded into my visor. Now I have never come across this problem before but everyone and thier brother knows how to take super glue off something, you use nail polish remover(bad idea #2). I never thought that a mask that protects you from sparks would cloud up when nail polish was used.

    Just thought I would share...
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    Nov 24, 2002, 2:53 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #2

    You might be able to salvage it by sanding out with progressively finer sandpaper & lots of water until you get to about 1600 grit. There are clear plastic polishes that will take care of the rest of the fine scratching. A dremmel with a polishing pad will speed things up. I had to do this on my visor because I let it get a little too hot when I thermoformed it & the cookie sheet left some imprints on it. It all worked fine for me.
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    Nov 24, 2002, 6:16 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #3

    I was hopeing someone would have an idea of how to fix this.

    Thanks BKBT
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    Nov 24, 2002, 7:07 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #4

    Novus plastic polish with a #3 to start then #2,and finally #1 should bring it totally back the way it was.

    Steve
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    Nov 24, 2002, 7:35 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #5


    DL44 Blaster wrote:

    Novus plastic polish with a #3 to start then #2,and finally #1 should bring it totally back the way it was.

    Steve
    Where can I find it?

    Thanks
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    Nov 25, 2002, 1:24 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #6

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    Nov 25, 2002, 4:46 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #7

    Thanks man!
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    Nov 25, 2002, 6:01 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #8

    BTW, the best way to remove super glue is with cyanoacrylate remover. I prefer Loctite's version.
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    Nov 25, 2002, 7:38 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #9

    Wish I had that bit of info a couple of days ago
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    Nov 25, 2002, 10:31 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #10

    Bet you'll ask first next time, won't ya?

    Well, it's probably little consolation, but at least you'll never make *that* mistake again!
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    Nov 26, 2002, 8:38 AM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #11

    Oh ya,
    That little mistake is making my life a little miserable
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    Dec 6, 2002, 10:17 PM - Re: What glue not to use to install a visor! #12

    Just got the novus polishes today at an acrylic place. The owner gave me a little sample pac of each one free! What a nice guy. Any way the stuff worked great considering how I skrewed the visor up in the first place.
    Thanks to all who responded for the help on this one

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