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  1. formerly Sgt. Skirata Huntman's Avatar
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    Aug 3, 2010, 9:39 PM - how to mount snaps on metal #1

    Has anyone mounted snaps on their metal armor? I am trying to figure out a method to doing this before I get my LSFU leather vest.
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    Aug 3, 2010, 9:43 PM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #2

    Gorilla glue seems to work well for me on metal,fiberglass and plastic.
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    Aug 3, 2010, 9:44 PM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #3

    sweet I will have to try it
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    Aug 3, 2010, 11:28 PM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #4

    I got some second hand wickedbeard armor and the snaps were attached with CA glue. It seems to work pretty well.
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    Aug 3, 2010, 11:38 PM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #5

    May I suggest keying the metal prior to gluing, make some scores with a dremel so the glue has something to hold on to.
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    Aug 3, 2010, 11:48 PM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #6

    i agree with werstrooper, but i'd also use some 2-part epoxy.
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    Aug 4, 2010, 8:40 AM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #7

    unfortunately we do not have CA glue out here. but keying the metal is a good tip
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    Aug 4, 2010, 8:43 AM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #8

    E6000 glue works from anywhere walmart sells it
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    Aug 4, 2010, 10:05 AM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #9

    Quote Huntman said: View Post
    unfortunately we do not have CA glue out here. but keying the metal is a good tip
    No superglue in Washington? That seems odd.
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    Aug 4, 2010, 9:11 PM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #10

    plenty of superglue but none has worked so far I have looked and never found the brand CA glue but there is plenty gorilla glue and it has worked great for the artwork that I do.
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    Aug 4, 2010, 10:53 PM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #11

    CA is short for cyanoacrylate, or superglue. The brands vary, satellite city is popular, I use maxi-cure. The idea is to get the thick gel stuff, that regular watery superglue wont do a thing except run all over the place. I've seen Zap-a-gap used recently also.
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    Aug 4, 2010, 10:57 PM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #12

    If I'm going metal to metal the safest bet is JB Weld or another 2 part epoxy for metal.
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    Aug 5, 2010, 12:32 AM - Re: how to mount snaps on metal #13

    I think Bondo will do a pretty good job, Araldite will do the job to but from experience if you want something to last a long time you don't use Araldite.

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