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lakesidebob
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Join date : 2014-12-11
Age : 72
Location : West Midlands

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PostSubject: Newbster.   Newbster. EmptyFri Dec 12, 2014 6:58 pm

Hi All,just joined this forum and feeing my way around at the mo.Retired last year doing many years slope-soaring with model gliders,freezing on top of hills,until I took up Model Boats,lake and Club 6 minute walk away! Very Happy ,brilliant! Escape Rat Race! Have done several boats to figure out what I like best which is MTB's,got three now,inc two Perkasa's.Now i freeze at the lakeside... but love it, the sailing,building and banter.Will need some questions answering I think,like what is the best glue for Styrene to styrene for a start?Many thanks all.Bob.
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davidjt
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Join date : 2013-01-08
Age : 68
Location : n wales coast

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PostSubject: Re: Newbster.   Newbster. EmptyFri Dec 12, 2014 7:46 pm

hi and welcome to this family of model boats builders cheers . I find cayno  better known as super glue works for me.

david
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troutrunner
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Join date : 2014-01-23
Location : Lincolnshire UK

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PostSubject: Re: Newbster.   Newbster. EmptyFri Dec 12, 2014 10:55 pm

Hi Bob and [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] to the forum.

A few photy's of your boats would be good, I like to see what other folk like and build in case I fancy having a go. It's always good to see what techniques others use, perhaps you may consider putting up a build thread for your next project for us to follow.

I'm fairly new to model boats myself, completed one, now working on second and third and am thinking of building a paddle steamer next.

good luck.
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PostSubject: Re: Newbster.   Newbster. EmptySat Dec 13, 2014 2:30 am

Welcome Bob we're a friendly bunch here.
I like Revell contacta glue for plastic, polystyrene and PVC. Super glue works too if the section is not subject to flexing.
Ask away you'll get prompt answers if we can and will look them up if we can't.

Damien.
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barriew
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Location : Thaxted, Essex

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PostSubject: Re: Newbster.   Newbster. EmptySat Dec 13, 2014 7:11 am

I would second Damien on the Revell glue, or any of the liquid polystyrene glues - Humbrol, Plastic Weld, etc. I use Superglue for plastic to fibreglass or wood.

Barrie
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PostSubject: Re: Newbster.   Newbster. EmptyWed Dec 24, 2014 2:15 pm

welcome to the site Bob..........hope you enjoy your stay with us....we don't bite, so please get posting........always someone willing to help on here.

neil.
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