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Hi,

when fitting the windscreen glass into your finished model kit body shell , what adhesive do you recommend using, as normal cement doesnt work to well on the clear plastic - epoxy ? pva ? obviously I avoid super glue as it clouds the glass and does not stick some hard plastics very well.

any tips on doing a neat job would be appreciated.

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BIG"S"
 

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Alan Tadd
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Hi.

I always use an adhesive called Micro Kristal Klear from a Company called Microscale Industries Inc.

It is a PVA type material produced in CA USA, and can also be used for forming small windows and forming lenses.

I don't know where you are based but I buy mine from Grand Prix Models in the UK. Their web address is :-

www.grandprixmodels.co.uk

Regards
Alan

PS a small bottle will last about ten years!.
 

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Microscale Krystal Klear works well, except its slow acting. You need to hold parts in place while it dries. It was recommended to me by one of the hand-made resin car manufacturers to reattach small metal detail parts as well as clear plastic to their resin cars.
 

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Many people use PVA wood glue. White glue that dries clear.

CA (superglue), when it dries, clouds the plastic of the windshieds.
 

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The same subject came up recently on another board and one product mentioned by mr strombecker was "R/C airplane canopy glue which dries clear and hard".

regards,

Bob S.
 
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