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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian04 Oct 2017 11:54 a.m. PST

What glue do you use when assembling the Battlefront plastic tanks for Team Yankee?

TheWhiteDog Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 11:58 a.m. PST

Loctite Gel Control Super Glue for me.

Personal logo 22ndFoot Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 12:14 p.m. PST

Ordinary polystyrene cement as they are made from polystyrene. I use the same stuff on Plastic Soldier Company, Perry, Victrix, Airfix and every other polystyrene kit. As many will know, it dissolves the surface of the joint enough to make a proper bond. It is as cheap as chips and you can brush it on(Tamiya) or get a bottle with an incredibly fine metal neck/nib (Testor's).

Titchmonster04 Oct 2017 12:22 p.m. PST

Testors Model Glue with the long metal tip. You can apply it very neatly into small cracks and crevices. Available at many locations.

Personal logo DColtman Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 12:23 p.m. PST

Testors or Tamiya cement.

Garand04 Oct 2017 12:41 p.m. PST

Testors liquid cement, as mentioned above. Creates a better, cleaner bond than superglue. I have been building plastic models for over 30 years.

Damon.

freerangeegg04 Oct 2017 1:08 p.m. PST

Humbrol liquid poly cement

Personal logo Patrick R Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 1:19 p.m. PST

Tamiya extra liquid cement. Used Revell contacta for twenty odd years but went back to liquid cement because it's more versatile. Got a gap between the hull and top ? clamp them together, apply glue through capillary action and leave it for a while, MUCH harder to do this with needlenose cement.

abelp0104 Oct 2017 2:08 p.m. PST

MEL

Bandolier Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 10:42 p.m. PST

Brush-on Tamiya plastics glue.
Quick bond without the mess.

Old Wolfman09 Oct 2017 9:03 a.m. PST

Usually Testors,the red or blue tube variety,and when needing to fix something. Resin/white metal;usually Gorilla Glue gel.

Lion in the Stars09 Oct 2017 7:15 p.m. PST

Plastruct Plasti-Weld for the plastic models, superglue for the resin/metal models.

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