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Forum topic by woodman71 posted 06-24-2011 03:16 AM 1490 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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woodman71

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06-24-2011 03:16 AM

What is the best water proof glue. In the past i have used gorilla glue but found it to be a mess any suggest would be nice thank you


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#1 posted 06-24-2011 03:24 AM

I dont kow about “best” or not … but I have had good results with titebond 3

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#2 posted 06-24-2011 06:13 AM

Epoxy. (That is to say real epoxy, not the five minute stuff).

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#3 posted 06-24-2011 10:01 AM

as cr1 has asked it will depend on your project. not sure about boats etc but for outdoor projects then i would go for purbond. again depending on the size of your glue ups you can get different open and cure times with this product.
you might find out more about what you need here
http://www.henkelna.com/SID-0AC83309-462B6754/industrial/industrial-news-6128-henkel-purbond-meets-all-requirements-for-ansi-structural-9794.htm

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#4 posted 06-27-2011 01:06 AM

There is water resistant and water proof.

Water resistant brands are things like Titebond and polyurethane glues. They cannot be immersed in water.

Epoxy and plastic resin glues (DAP Woodweld) are water proof and can be immersed in water.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - http://www.dlwoodworks.com - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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#5 posted 06-27-2011 01:33 AM

Don’t forget resin glue.

It’s bettter than epoxy in one regard; temperature resistance.

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