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Best adhesive for colored replacement CB lenses

Discussion in 'CB Radio Modifications' started by Kingjoey5000, Sep 29, 2017.

  1. Kingjoey5000

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    could use a tip on this, super glue is out, drys white and funky.


     

  2. Captain Kilowatt

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    What kind of lenses? For what? Maybe a bit of clear silicone?
     
  3. Robb

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    Yup

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    Hot glue is easiest to work and hard to mess up.
     
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  4. loosecannon

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    You want a product called barge contact adhesive. Its like rubber cement but stronger.
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  5. kaos513

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    hot glue gorilla glue
     
  6. loosecannon

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    hot glue will work, but it is more difficult to "work", as it leaves a trail, has a short cure time, and does not respond very well to being manipulated after application.

    gorilla glue expands to fill gaps by forming air bubbles, and will find its way into gaps you didn't intend.
    Also, it dries hard and will eventually start leaving yellow powder behind.

    this is the stuff you want to use:

    the manufacturers use a 3M product, but it's basically the same thing.
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  7. fonman

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    canopy glue for model airplanes might fit the bill?
     
  8. w9cll

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    Was going to say the same thing. R/C56 is the product name, goes on white and dries clear
     
  9. autotuner

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    I'm with Robb, have only used hot glue for years for all my projects. Any excess is easily removed with a scalpel.
     
  10. Robb

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    Well, it is just out of convenience that I do it that way.
    Would never prescribe using hot glue to put on a heat sink - lol.
     
  11. Kingjoey5000

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    thanks
     

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