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Forum topic by woodman71 posted 1032 days ago 1300 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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woodman71

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1032 days ago

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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RavinHeart

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#1 posted 1032 days ago

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

-- RavinHeart - Wisconsin

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shipwright

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#2 posted 1032 days ago

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

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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cloakie1

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#3 posted 1032 days ago

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

-- just get stuck in and have a go!!!

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DLCW

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#4 posted 1029 days ago

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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crank49

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#5 posted 1029 days ago

Don’t forget resin glue.

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

-- Michael :-{| Diapers and politicians both need to be changed often; and for the same reason.

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