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Posted By: Mark Lampariello
Posted On: Friday November 24, 2017 at 11:53 AM
 
Message:
I know there've been earlier discussions, but can we have a refresher on
how to re-attach loose photo etch trim? [Besides very bright light, magnifiers, and steady hand].

Is it better to free one end of the part if it is loose and bulging out in its center? Will a tiny dot of Kristal Kleer applied with a toothpick hold it, and how would one hold the piece until it grips? Is there a stronger, faster acting type of adhesive to use that won't damage paint or windows?

So many Neo, Matrix, and GLM models have this issue despite their cost.

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glm 1932 rolls royce by Paul Patterson #23378
I know there've been earlier discussions, but can we have a refresher on by Mark Lampariello #23378.1
Mark, I hear that Paleo Bond works well. A local model vendor I see by Randall Olson #23378.1.1
Apparently Paleobond is a cyanoacrylate ("super glue"). by Richard Nosker #23378.1.1.1
glm 1932 rolls royce by Paul Patterson #23378.1.1.1.1
glm 1932 rolls royce by Paul Patterson #23378.1.1.2
You are welcome, Paul. So simple & better than a toothpick! (EOM) by Randall Olson #23378.1.1.2.1
I have found that Testors Clear Parts Cement & Window Maker works well. (EOM) by David Holcombe #23378.1.2
glm 1932 rolls royce by Paul Patterson #23378.1.2.1
glm 1932 rolls royce by Paul Patterson #23378.1.3
Paul, why don’t you send it back? (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #23378.2
Good suggestion Chris. If they don't respond, file a credit card / paypal dispute until they do. (EOM) by Frank Racibozynski #23378.2.1
Exactly Chris. by Mike Coupe #23378.2.2
Mike, nice one and full credit for checking each model before ….. by Chris Sweetman #23378.2.2.1
Unfortunately, it doesn’t always go to plan Chris, especially when Royal Mail or whoever by Mike Coupe #23378.2.2.1.1
glm 1932 rolls royce by Paul Patterson #23378.2.3
Paul, fully understand your concerns and great to know it is an easy …. by Chris Sweetman #23378.2.3.1
I don’t recall having any problems with my own Spa Croft Models. by Mike Coupe #23378.2.3.2




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