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meatfish

adhesives

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I have a project that I'm working on and need some input on some adhesives for fabric for portables.I need it to hold strong and be flexable,and hold up to the cold.I have tried a couple of products but not strong enough.Any suggestions? Thanks for any input.

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What materials specifically are you trying to glue together?

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The stuff that I used to put patches on my portable was 3M Super Strength Adhesive.

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Check with an autobody supplier, NAPA, Auto Value O'Reillys, Keystone etc. 3M makes a line of adheisives that range from ridged to flexible. Spendy, but if if does the job, well worth it. You kind of get what you pay for.

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airjer I am trying to do a lap seam on vinyl the same stuff that is on most portables the problem I am having is that the inside is more of a vinyl and the outside is more like fabric.

jimalm thanks I tried 3m but I don't believe was super strength I'll pick some up.

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jigginjerk I agree and don't care about the cost.It has to get the job done. thanks . looks like I'm off to the auto store as well as the fabric warehouse to set up for some product testing.

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jigginjerk I agree and don't care about the cost.It has to get the job done. thanks . looks like I'm off to the auto store as well as the fabric warehouse to set up for some product testing.
meat menards has the 3 M products cheaper than O'rilies anyway

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Thanks sparcebag

If primetime is not interested in your jeep I'd like to take a look at it.I hope I don't get the boot for this.

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This is what Canvas Craft sold to me but it is available at other stores but if push comes to shove you can always order it from them. It works very fast compared to the cement that you have to apply to both sides and wait a half hour. You might have to wait 2 or 3 min. and I did apply it to both sides but the set up time is quick and it holds great. I had a lot of mice damage so I went thru 2 tubes before I had it patched the way I wanted.

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jimalm I should be able to get it at a home style store? It is in tubes right?Has anyone tried gorilla glue?

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Have you tried Tear Mender canvas glue? The father and law built a portable and used alot of this and it seemed to hold up great. The stuff is very thin and messy but it did the job for him.

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crappiesNeyes I went to their HSOforum and it looks like they sell it almost everywhere. thanks.

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Meatfish I was able to find it at our L&M and that is like a small Fleet Farm but I would think that your local hardware might have it in stock.

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jimalm thank you I'll try our local fleet supply store.It is not the farm but in some ways better.

Also off topic I am coming up there to get my kids fish house on sand lake and my cousin is coming up there in a couple weeks for the late season ducks. Sand lake,bowstring,cutfoot fish??

And is there a duck population up there or not?

Thanks again.

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The fish in Cutfoot are feeding pretty good right now but I would think that most all of the ones you mentioned would be good. I have the boat winterized and I am getting ready for next weekend so no fishing till ice.

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Menards does have some 3M product but not the kind I'm talking about. This is the line of product that we use to install body panels on vehicles. It's so strong that the metal will tear before the adheisive lets go.

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