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    Jun 4, 2007, 5:06 PM - JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #1

    Hey can I use JB Weld to attach the parts of my knee armor together? I believe it's Styrene (Spelling?). It's an MB kit. I don't want everything to start to melt away when I start to attach everything.
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    Jun 4, 2007, 5:20 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #2

    Use Plastic Weld for plastic.
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    Jun 4, 2007, 5:39 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #3

    You can use JB Weld on plastic. I used JB Weld to glue some magnets and snaps to plastic. They won't ever come off. But I wouldn't use JB Weld for plastic to plastic.
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    Jun 4, 2007, 5:50 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #4

    Thanks for the info. Plastic Weld is in WalMart, correct? If so, what department in WalMart?
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    Jun 4, 2007, 5:51 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #5

    Wal-Mart yet, where all of the other glues are near the paints.
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    Jun 4, 2007, 9:43 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #6

    Thanks! I'll be stopping by there tomorrow then.
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    Jun 4, 2007, 9:44 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #7

    Quote askywalker98 said: View Post
    Thanks! I'll be stopping by there tomorrow then.
    Wal-Mart is open 24 hour. Go now.
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    Jun 4, 2007, 10:04 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #8

    Quote GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    Wal-Mart is open 24 hour. Go now.
    No, go at 3 in the morning. Wal-Mart is more fun when there's no one else in there
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    Jun 4, 2007, 10:28 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #9

    Where I live wal mart is only open 24 hours during the christmas season
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    Jun 4, 2007, 10:29 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #10

    Quote TeamFett said: View Post
    No, go at 3 in the morning. Wal-Mart is more fun when there's no one else in there
    You know it. Clay and I always go at like 3am.
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    Jun 4, 2007, 10:37 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #11

    I use CA glue/ accelerator on everything! Never had any problems. I used to pit together my Asok vac knees....no problems and they flex a lot.
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    Jun 4, 2007, 10:49 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #12

    Man... you guys are tempting me to run out now. Scary things (aka people) happen at 3 AM in WalMart! (Not to say I haven't been there at such hours before).

    I've heard that CA glue is great to use, as well as the accelerator. Is that available at WalMart at 3 AM as well?

    Thanks for the help everyone!
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    Jun 4, 2007, 10:51 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #13

    it's basically super glue, but I don't know if you can get accelerator there. I like the CA bbecause you can get it in different thickness'. Do you have a hobby/train shop near by?
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    Jun 4, 2007, 11:06 PM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #14

    Hmm I know there are a few hobbie shops around, not as close as WalMart though! (And not open at 3 AM!). They are more for R/C Gizmo's though. Super glue will work. I know you can get it in several thicknesses as well.

    Thanks for the info!
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    Jun 5, 2007, 10:01 AM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #15

    My knee parts are styrene. I glued the side pieces onto the knee plate with some plain ol' super glue and once they were dry,
    I added some JB Weld over the joints.
    I think it would take a nuclear explosion to break those bonds now!
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    Jun 5, 2007, 11:49 AM - Re: JB Weld + Plastic = Success? #16

    Ha ha nice. Well now I have several options. Thanks!

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