Re: [z_scale] Loose rails
- My $0.02 as a lifelong model builder. My personal preference is the Zap
line of adhesives ( I won't call them all CA's, cyanoacrylates, because
While I haven't tried it for this application they make one called
Flex-Zap that remains flexible, like a stiff silicone. As someone
mentioned earlier, true CA's are crystaline in nature, and are subject
to failure under repeated stress cycles.
They also make something called Rail Zip, but I have no experience with
- Hello Tsa,
Cyanoacrylic glue varies from maker to maker. I
recommend: 3M, Locktite, Zap or Handibond brands.
Not recommended: "SuperGlue" brand.
But the strongest bonding method is with a good 2 part
fast epoxy. Again, use the top brands recommended above.
On Friday, January 2, 2004, at 09:33 AM, tsa47 wrote:
> Some of my Marklin rails are coming loose from their ties.
> What is the best glue to glue down the rails.
> I am thinking of using instant glue ( super glue ), but I believe
> they will deteriorate over time and crystallize.
> Any suggestions?
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