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Posted By: Michael Garrett
Posted On: Wednesday July 22, 2020 at 7:04 PM
Attaching metal trim
I have a Western 1957 Dodge and trying to reattach the thin metal side trim is driving me crazy. What are some glues you have used and how did you clamp it in place while glue was setting. Thanks.

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Attaching metal trim by Michael Garrett #28467
You are right to worry about this. There are a lot of wrong ways and few by Don Anderson #28467.1
I have had good luck using some clear nail polish under the piece by John Quilter #28467.1.1
Since this is closer to photo-etched trim rather than a wire metal strip, I by Ken Spear #28467.1.2
Are you attempting to attach photo etched trim or cast metal trim? by David Crowe #28467.2
Glue by Michael Garrett #28467.2.1
I see what you mean. by David Crowe #28467.2.1.1
Hobby stores sell canopy glue for airplane modellers. That's another option. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28467.
I resized for easier viewing. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #28467.2.1.2
How did I do that? by John Kuvakas #28467.
Thanks! (EOM) by Michael Garrett #28467.
I've used Gator's Grip quite sucessfully a few times. by Graeme Ogg #28467.
Thanks by Michael Garrett #28467.3
I've used Future Floor Wax with excellent results on P.E. parts on models. It's water soluble too. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #28467.3.1

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