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(Fleet Admiral!)

Forum Posts: 198
5th Jul 2017 12:20  
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I want to cover the plywood deck with 0.5mm plasticard. What type of adhesive should I use please?


Forum Posts: 13
6th Jul 2017 15:49  
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Hi Steve
My entire model has been constructed using the following three glues:

Poundlands version of no more nails
Poundlands superglue 8 pack
West system epoxy
All have stuck plasticised to plywood in some fashion.
Two are £1 each and the west system cost me £20 for a patch repair kit.

Hope this helps

(Fleet Admiral!)

Forum Posts: 198
6th Jul 2017 16:41  
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Hi Graham
Thank you. It's amazing how the apparently cheap and cheerful stuff works.
Since my original post I have been trying Wilko's Heavy Duty All Purpose adhesive. It's a spray on contact adhesive and costs £5 for a 500ml can.
Tests show that it sticks like the proverbial and doesn't affect the plasticard.


Forum Posts: 13
6th Jul 2017 20:40  
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I've been impressed with the Poundland glues, my project is nearing completion and with bargains like this and scratch building all the detail I have stuck to and come in under my build budget of £150...