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#1 A340 Pilot

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 12:48 PM

Hi!
What's the best glue to use on HGW's textile seat belts?

TIA
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Posted 08 April 2017 - 12:50 PM

I just use CA gel to be honest. Just use as small an amount as possible, but they handle it well and stick together nicely if you're careful.

 

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 01:20 PM

Thanks!
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Posted 08 April 2017 - 01:50 PM

Thanks Kev

I was using thin CCA and it wasn't working very well

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 02:50 PM

I've used Gator's Grip glue for putting these belts together.  Worked very well for me.

 

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 03:55 PM

I've used Gator's Grip glue for putting these belts together.  Worked very well for me.

 

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What Ben said. I clamp the glued portions in a set of locking tweezers until it's nearly dry.


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Posted 08 April 2017 - 05:42 PM

I love the HGW belts. I've tried the RB ones, liked them alt too, but HGW is just more available to me.
I only wish they printed both sides like the RB versions. :(

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Posted 08 April 2017 - 07:08 PM

PVA glue is certainly the best glue for this kind of job (textile or paper belts). I use the Pacer formula 560, but any other kind of white glue should work nicely. You just have to apply a small drop, you press the belt for a few seconds, clean the excess and it's done. And the belt remains more flexible than with CA.

But i still use CA to glue the belts on the seat.


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Posted 09 April 2017 - 10:19 PM

I use a water base canopy glue, RC56 for textile based belts
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Posted 09 April 2017 - 11:01 PM

Just soaking in the info

Thanks guys

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 01:30 AM

I used Krystal clear the other day. Works well.

 

Clunk, I just found 5 sets of RB Luftwaffe belts. You need a set?

 

I was about to order more when I happened to open the correct 109 box. :)


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Posted 10 April 2017 - 10:07 AM

Kristal Klear for me too.

 

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#13 Shaka HI

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 11:16 PM

Formula 560 Canopy Glue...this is not your grandfather's Elmer's white glue!



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Posted 11 April 2017 - 05:05 AM

I actually use the very thin CA since I can use just at tiny bit applied with a pin to lock down the seatbelt and the buckle if I need to or to attach the pad to the back of the buckle.  I use thicker CA for attaching the PE to the seat or frame unless the attachment point is very noticeable, then I go back to the very thin CA and the pin.

 

Have not used the water based/canopy glue before but will try it now...

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Posted 11 April 2017 - 06:29 AM

I have, too. But 560 is very forgiving and it works fast and stays put.


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