-V- (vsze@wwdg.com)
Mon, 12 Jun 2000 11:21:36 -0700


This is what i do usually do. However, the epoxy still breaks and the
plastic rod starts sliding on the pin... (this is only if i move it around
excessively (i.e. transforming).
I went out to buy that krazy glue gel stuff and it seems to work ALOT
stronger than any adhesive i've used so far.

-V-

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kev K" <fayerocks@hotmail.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] modelling adhesives

> Someone in the list mentioned before, for any kind of kit customization or
> scratchbuilding you'll need the "pinning" method. What you do is get a
pin
> vise and drill a small hole into both of the connecting ends of the
> plastics. Then insert a small metal rod or tube (can be bought in most
> hobby stores) in these holes and use a touch of epoxy cement to glue them.
> This will keep the plastic rod from breaking since it's pinned down on the
> plastic itself. Hope that helps.
>
> >From: "-V-" <vsze@wwdg.com>
> >Reply-To: gundam@aeug.org
> >To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> >Subject: [gundam] modelling adhesives
> >Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2000 00:48:00 -0700
> >
> >For modelling people:
> >When doing customizing, let's say you were to make joint (or let's say
you
> >are extending a forearm) alot of the times, you would have a _L <-- this
> >kind of a protruding thing.. (sorry, not very good explanation). But
after
> >you cut that protruding thing and extend with plastic board etc.. what
do
> >you guys use to stick the new plastic rod back on? This is usually
> >something I'm always stuck with and each time, it falls off. I've tried
> >epoputty, epoxy, cement, laquer putty... but after moving it around, it
> >will still break. (i want to keep the movement).
> >
> >V
>
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