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Elmers Glue And water?
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 Posted: Sat Apr 7th, 2012 01:21 pm
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Can some one tell me the best measurements for white elmers glue and water? For scenery. and should i add a few drops of dish soap. I searched the internet for the answer, But i get a lot of different measurements. And some say to spray  isopropyl alcohol on it before the cement?  I didnt think model railroading would give me such a headache  lol  :bang:

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 Posted: Sat Apr 7th, 2012 03:23 pm
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The reason that you found different "formulas" on the 'net, is because the ratio of Elmers to water isn't at all critical.

If you go as low as 1 to 10, it will still hold scenic material in place, but the less glue in the mix, the easier the resulting material is to scrape up, when dry--if changes are desired later.


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 Posted: Sat Apr 7th, 2012 08:12 pm
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Howdy Wilson, the headaches come if you listen to all the "ideas" on the net. Herb is right, I use 50/50 glue & water but no alcohol in the glue mixture. Just a few drops of alc or liquid detergent in the "wetting" water is all you need. Indoor modelers usually fiddle around with eyedroppers and hypo syringes but I use lots of glue and lots of water...that's why I like to work outside.

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