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    Attaching etch to plastic-super glue, but.......is there another way to attach etch to etch besides soldering it together with a soldering pencil?
     
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    Normally with 'Superglue' old chap.
     
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    Is that good enough, to hold metal to metal? Thanks old sausage....apprediated!
     
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    Yes Jan it is. But I would suggest using of CA in a gel. It allows to correct location of etch parts. A CA gel gets hardening a little bit longer than the Superglue for instance.
     
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    Cheers Prof. Wojtek, appreciated!
     
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    Lucky, I'm assuming you mean PHOTO-etched parts? depending on the fineness of the application mastic-type glues, epoxy-types, even a gel-type plastic glue (Non-solvent) will hold the part in place (the water-like solvents will do nothing). I used the gel-type super (CA) on the Ho229
     
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    Sometimes found I had to scuff up especially shiny PE parts to make the CA stick.
     
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    I second that.
     
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    Cheers fellas! Have used it on plastic, but never done etch on etch, that's why I'm wondering.... :oops: :lol:
     
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    Lucky, if you have trouble with the CA-types setting up (hardening) there are accelerators that will vastly speed up the process
     
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    Or you can try to weld them. :lol:
     
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