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Moving Right Along and Giving Miss Liberty A Hand

01-17-2018 07:31 PM by builtinbkyn | 5 comments »

A friend stopped by the other day and asked if I could repair something for her 93 year old father. Seems his plastic molded model of the Statue of Liberty met with some unfortunate accident and lost her hand. I know glues generally don’t work well on these types of plastics, but figured it wouldn’t hurt to try. So I first cleaned up his glueing attempt. Then I cut a small piece of bailing wire and drilled both the hand and the arm to receive it. Then I used some Fastcap 2P-10 with accelerator to affect the fix. I have to say it worked out well. It took a little gap filling and sanding, but the final repair is almost undetectable. :) Today I starte...

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