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ronald305
#1 Posted : 14 May 2019 22:53:47

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hello there
in the instructions for the assembly of the barrels to each other and then to the skids there no mention of how far apart the skids need to be before gluing the barrels to them. also would like to know which type of glue to use. thank you
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#2 Posted : 15 May 2019 13:52:11

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Issue 19 page 13 should show you the details.

It says to use pva glue and as to the spacing, the barrels are quite large so when both are placed on the skids they need to do so centrally so you have an even space on both the left and right hand side of the skids.

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#3 Posted : 15 May 2019 14:01:14

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thanks Tony
sorry but it does not mention what type of glue to use
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#4 Posted : 15 May 2019 15:09:05

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Mine is quite an old kit now from when deagostini first issued it so i guess maybe someof the instructions may have change.

On that picture i sent if you have a look at the instructions under step 7 it mentions pva glue so really the same as you have been using to glue the pkanks onto the hull.

And that would be the same for gluing the skids to the deck.

Tony
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#5 Posted : 15 May 2019 15:17:13

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you might be right Tony about model space changing the instructions since then because my instructions on the barrels and skids do not mention the type of glue
even thought I tried already to use the PVA glue on the two barrels but they came loose and as I said no mention on the space of the two skids would 4mm apart be good or 5mm thank you
Ronald
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#6 Posted : 16 May 2019 23:20:07

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if i have issues with the PVA glue not sticking very well. and this seems to be a by product of the laser cutting as the glue doesnt stick to the laser cut unless you buff off the ash. i then sand the black ash off or use super glue
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