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>> Home > Forum > Hobby Chit Chat! > Glues and Hull protection
Glues and Hull protection
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AndyG009
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Forum Posts: 57
20th Dec 2017 08:06  
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Back in the good old days (30 / 40 years ago), one used cascamite (I still like it), but what does people use now ?

Also what is used to protect inside and outside of ply hulls ?

jarvo
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20th Dec 2017 08:24  
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Cascamite. sometimes difficult to buy but definitely still a high quality glue, not so good on plastic / wood joints but wood alone it is superb. Modern glues will always have a place in the tool box, (horses for courses)
Protecting your hull, wooden hulls coat inside and out with a runny resin then add glass cloth to the outer hull, I use .7oz cloth or a stocking, depends on the hull size,
Mark


Etherow Model Boat Club