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john44

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Decoy duck adhesive?
« on: September 14, 2020, 07:24:58 PM »

Hi guys, those of you who have converted a decoy duck to r.c.
What adhesive did you use to glue the prop shaft and motor mount in?


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Re: Decoy duck adhesive?
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2020, 07:27:08 PM »

Rapid Araldite,  Pete
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Re: Decoy duck adhesive?
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2020, 08:01:24 AM »

Rapid Araldite,  Pete

That is a surprise. Araldite in the FAQ say that Araldite doesn't bond polypropylene. Did you do more than just rough up the surface before gluing?
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Re: Decoy duck adhesive?
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2020, 08:11:58 AM »

Just roughed up the surfaces.   Did it 7 or 8 years ago, and still OK.
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Re: Decoy duck adhesive?
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2020, 08:16:19 AM »

My choice would be bathroom sealant!  It seems to stick to anything, although I have not tried a blanket yet.
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Re: Decoy duck adhesive?
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2020, 09:03:59 AM »

This is how a commercial company does a Duck:
http://www.vac-u-boat.com/Vacuduck.htm

and an amateur version of the same basic idea:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?1161019-R-C-Duck&perpage=50

alternatively might it be an idea to attach a plate to the bottom of the duck to get a larger contact area?
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Re: Decoy duck adhesive?
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2020, 08:43:59 PM »

All sensible workable answers.
Duck Tape?


I expect the bathroom sealant will stick to blankets - it certainly stuck to an old, but servicable work shirt and left it with a corporals stripes.
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Re: Decoy duck adhesive?
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2020, 12:55:35 PM »

My choice would be bathroom sealant!  It seems to stick to anything, although I have not tried a blanket yet.
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Roy




Trust me Roy everything sticks to a blanket,   %% {-)


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