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Homemade epoxy alternative? Answered

Hey all, I need epoxt for many reasons, and for many reasons I cannon get/use it. So I am wondering... Does anyone know of a good homemade solution that is comparable to epoxy? It needs to harden to a really solid finish. Thanks!

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razzlekunai
razzlekunai

12 years ago

Superglue? :S I accidentally got some superglue on my desk, been impossible to take off ever since.

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razzlekunai
razzlekunai

Answer 12 years ago

Ehhhm... What do you need an epoxy alternative for?

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

Answer 12 years ago

holding things together. Repairing a broken piece of PVC, to be exact.

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An Villain
An Villain

Answer 11 years ago

melted rubber-bands work nice (i use snapped #64s i have about 1 pound.

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Sharir1701
Sharir1701

Answer 9 years ago

lol. that's what my friend does.

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

Answer 11 years ago

Never would have thought of that. Ive got it sorted out now though.

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An Villain
An Villain

Answer 11 years ago

that is good.

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Bright Shadow
Bright Shadow

Answer 12 years ago

couldn't you just use some PVC primer to 'melt' the pipe back together?

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Bright Shadow
Bright Shadow

Answer 12 years ago

Oh. Super glue's your best bet, then.

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

Answer 12 years ago

I figured. Thanks :-D

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razzlekunai
razzlekunai

Answer 12 years ago

DISCLAIMER: If the PVC you're trying to fix breaks in two after applying it, and something horrible happens to you/your family/your guinea pig/your house, I am in NO way responsible. :D

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antidartan
antidartan

Answer 11 years ago

Super glue is not a good bet. It has good tensile strength but sheer strength isn't worth a damn

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Sharir1701
Sharir1701

9 years ago

i have a friend that makes (flying, with remote) airplanes, and epoxy is necessary for it. he doesn't have any, and his parents won't let him buy some, so he uses melted bands. i actually give him the bands. i give him my torn #64s and #32s. you should try it if you haven't figured something out yet.

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~Vortex~
~Vortex~

9 years ago

Try UHU Glue Tube.
http://www.uhu.com/en/products/all-purpose-adhesives.html

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hungyhipo 2
hungyhipo 2

11 years ago

hot glue works but you have to smooth it out after you put it on