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Author Topic: What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?  (Read 425 times)

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What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?
« on: May 14, 2018, 08:04:16 pm »
Hello people
I'm just embarking on a repaint of a 37. I removed the windows for painting.
The last time I did a repaint I used cheapo superglue to stick windows back in, but ended up with a frosted effect - not really what I was looking for. Just wondering what other people use?

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Re: What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2018, 09:14:19 pm »
Canopy glue another good one for such tasks - but as with all it must be used sparingly!

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Re: What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2018, 09:32:53 pm »
As Railgooner says, Glue N Glaze looks very good..........


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Re: What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2018, 09:40:19 pm »
Plasti-zap cyano doesn't cause fogging. I've just glazed a 16mm garden railway coach using it.

Of course, given how many different plastics there are the only sound advice is to try on a sample first, but that may be impossible in your case.
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Re: What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2018, 09:51:02 pm »
 :dunce: Well I never. I didnt realise that glue n glaze could be used for sticking windows in to models. I thought it was solely for making windows. Doh  :dunce:

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Re: What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2018, 11:44:38 pm »
:dunce: Well I never. I didnt realise that glue n glaze could be used for sticking windows in to models. I thought it was solely for making windows. Doh  :dunce:

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Re: What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2018, 07:49:22 am »
:dunce: Well I never. I didnt realise that glue n glaze could be used for sticking windows in to models. I thought it was solely for making windows. Doh  :dunce:

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Re: What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2018, 10:02:17 am »
The frosting it caused by the glue vaporising and having no where for the vapours to escape to. Super Glue is notorious for messing up windows.

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Re: What glue for sticking diesel loco windows back in?
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2018, 08:58:15 am »
Ordinary PVA works as well, as does tacky PVA
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