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DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 2:42 a.m. PST

White glue

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 3:45 a.m. PST

News flash: depends on what the horse and rider are made of. and whether you might want to separate them in the future.

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 4:58 a.m. PST

Epoxy

Cornelius Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 5:43 a.m. PST

Good quality reasonably fast-setting Epoxy

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 10:13 a.m. PST

My question actually was what brand of epoxy to use, but it got reworded in a way not helpful to me.

Permanent and metal. Epoxy is my answer but what brand?

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 11:34 a.m. PST

My favorite brand for 5 minute epoxy is JB Weld. I'm not talking about the black paste epoxy, but the standard "2 tubes with plunger" clear pack.
It's best feature is the locking cap at the end of the nozzles that screws in and out. This eliminates the messy clipping if the ends, uneven flow from unequal clipping of tips, etc.
I get it at Walmart, price compatible with other brands. All brands are equal, this is less messy.

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 2:25 p.m. PST

Yup, 5 minute epoxy.

Personal logo Jlundberg Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 2:32 p.m. PST

E6000 glue

Forager10 Feb 2019 6:02 p.m. PST

PVA does the job for me.

Spooner610 Feb 2019 10:47 p.m. PST

I pin with .032 brass and superglue.

Chris

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 5:25 a.m. PST

As noted depends if plastic or metal

For plastic I use a good reliable plastic glue – Testors right now

For metal I use Zap-a-Gap which is essentially really good superglue

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 8:45 a.m. PST

I'm with Frederick.

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 1:20 p.m. PST

I use Zap A Gap plus green epoxy putty.

rmaker11 Feb 2019 6:51 p.m. PST

Other – wallpaper border adhesive.

SgtGuinness13 Feb 2019 5:05 p.m. PST

I use any kind of superglue or epoxy, but after many game day casualties I've gone to drilling holes and inserting a rod to help them to help connect the rider to the horse.
Cheers,
JB

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP15 Feb 2019 10:16 a.m. PST

2-Part (gel) Epoxy, or E6000. However, I suspect Greenstuff will work better. Need to try it, as I am not satisfied with Epoxy and E6000. Cheers!

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