Testors plastic glue

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by stary, Sep 17, 2006.

  1. stary

    stary Member

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    can I use this to glue itself to itself? I have an Atlas bridge that I accidentally broke off one of the trusses. I glued it back on, but I accidentally broke it off again at the joint?:oops:

    or should I use CA?train97
  2. interurban

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    I would clean the old glue off the best I could and try again with the same glue.
  3. trainnut65

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    Yea CA dont hold plastic to well. I have found that Gorilla Glue works great on a lot of stuff it takes some time to dry but it is strong.
  4. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member

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    is the Testor's glue model master or the thick tube glue? if its the thick one you nead to clean it off, if its model master it is a solvent type glue and there no need to clean , as fopr CA they do make one thats for plastic that holds well. if you have only thick cement i would recomended getting a bottle of Ambroid pro weld , Plastruct plastic weld or Tenax-7R.

    Ps the Tenax-7R is a real hot and fast acting glue use with caution.
  5. MadModeler

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    The Testors is good stuff to work with (used it for many years).:)

    However, don't mix it with other glues. It just won't hold at all. I recently repaired an HO model of a boat trailer I scratch built. The seam kept falling apart when I used a liquid glue. :curse:
    I scraped the joint clean (fortunately no fine details to get ruined) and reglued using the testors. It held!:D