What glue to use for plastic soldiers?

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by James Schultz, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. James Schultz

    James Schultz Member

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    I bought a package of soldiers at the dollar store. I thought it would be easy to rearrange their bodies a little through some plastic surgery (pun intended,) but it won't hold with plastic model cement or super glue. Does anyone know what I can use to glue them together? I thought of trying fire on them but, I don't think I could handle the heat or hold the soldiers. So, if anyone has an idea I'd really appreciate the help on this on.

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    Jim
  2. Jim Krause

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    I don't know what type of plastic they might be made from. Are you re-attaching arms, legs etc? If you are trying to glue them down to your layout, it might be a case of needing to wash them in detergent in order to remove the parting agent . Heat would be an option but also a fire and odor problem. Have you tried the Testors brand plastic cement that comes in the square, black container?
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  4. James Schultz

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    Thanks for the info. The Website looks like it will be a big help. I haven't tried the Testors brand of glue yet but I will.

    Jim