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Old 09-21-2022, 11:01 AM
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Question glue advice for a noob!

Hi guys,

I'm just getting back into the hobby after around 25yrs absence (family, work etc), and wondered if anyone could help me, please?

when i used to fly it was all wood and glow engines..... I've just purchased myself a new trainer - a Dynam Sky Trainer 182 which is made of foam... EPO I think?

What would be the best adhesive out of the two I have to glue the main wing sections together? I have some Hilka 30 minutes epoxy, and some Beacon Foam tac. Drying time doesn't matter as I would be leaving it over night anyway.

Many thanks in advance for your help
Old 09-21-2022, 03:23 PM
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Hi neelz...;
For joining foam cored wing panels, 30 minit epoxy is what i would use, along with a plywood dihedral brace joiner. My favourite epoxy for this purpose was the long gone now Hobby Poxy 45 minit glue, [I still have a small amount left, and treasure its use].

I have started a new build, and a new type foam model kit, namely, a Twisted Hobbies Fokker DR-1 Tripe, and TH recommend a new glue, [to me anyway], called WELDERS GLUE; I purchased several tubes re Amazon, checked use reviews on the 'Net, and everyone seems to luv'da'stuff, deems OK so far; maybe check it out for yourself. & welcome back to our great'ole'hobby, best regards from Wickenburg, Arizona,

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The manual says that glue is included. No clue what kind they supply. Can't go wrong using Epoxy.
Foam Tac is great for general use, but for a center section not as "solid" as Epoxy.
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Hmm, , glue advice for a noob..........

Well first off, whatever ya do, , , DON'T let the blonde kid in your avatar sniff it, lest you unleash the great cornholio







Old 09-22-2022, 12:35 PM
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lol init4fun

thanks for the warm welcome guys. I'll go with my epoxy then - as that is what i have on hand... and a lot of it!
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