Register

If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 26 to 27 of 27

  1. #26
    Zor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ontario, ON, CANADA
    Posts
    3,034
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: aliphatic resin vs cyanoacrylic


    ORIGINAL: ratshooter

    I have tried all the mentioned glues myself. One that has not been mentioned is Weldbond. This is my "white glue" of choice. You use to be able to buy it a Lowes or Home Depot but not any more. I found it at Ace Hardware and bought a 16oz bottle.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    Here is another glue that has not been mentioned.

    Made by BERRY BROTHERS ( established1858 )
    Ya ___Eighteen fifty eight ___no typing error.

    In the days we were making models by the dozens.
    The glue was bought in Imperial gallon cans.

    I still have models that were all glued with this stuff.
    The glue and the balsa still appear in excellent condition.

    Just thought I would mention it.

    The cup and salt and pepper shakers are to prove that it is not a small can. It really is one impeial gallon of glue. After posting I see that it is actually readable near the bottom of the can.


    Zor

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Pm34724.jpg 
Views:	2 
Size:	42.0 KB 
ID:	1733162  

  2. #27

    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    salt lake, UT
    Posts
    100
    Gallery
    My Gallery
    Models
    My Models
    Ratings
    My Feedback

    RE: aliphatic resin vs cyanoacrylic

    I use tite bond which I buy from Home Depot by the gallon. It works great. The only thing I don't use it for is attaching fins, stabilizers, etc., if they are not built into the fuselage with several layers of balsa holding them in. I use epoxy in that case. A tail surface only glued with tite bond will come loose from vibration because ia tite bond glue joint is very brittle. I also use a lot of masking tape to hold things together while drying, such as bent balsa in d-tube construction, etc. Once in a while I use CA for something, but not often. I don't like the smell of CA, and I think tite bond glues joints better as it doesn't have the tendency to soak in. It's also cheap.


Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:57 AM.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.