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Re: CA Glues
Reply #4 - Jan 30th, 2020 at 7:07am
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You might take a look at this. I got it from Amazon. Seems to be more of a medium viscosity, more fluid than the Gorilla gel.

  

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Reply #3 - Jan 29th, 2020 at 9:53am
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Reply #2 - Jan 29th, 2020 at 6:52am
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Just got a note from Amazon regarding this glue and they have small bottles of what appears to be what you are looking for. This link will take you to the Canadian site but both American and Canadian are pretty much the same.
Click here: https://www.amazon.ca/Gorilla-7805201-20g-Super-Glue/dp/B00K2N525I/ref=sr_1_2_ss...
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Re: CA Glues
Reply #1 - Jan 28th, 2020 at 6:22am
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Good question! I don't know of a Gorilla CA Glue with a medium thickness, seems to be the gel or the typical very thin type that can get messy as you said.

Perhaps the way to help you is to deal with how the thin type CA glue is applied. My experience is that these thin glues are unpredictable in how the glue comes out of the dispenser. Sometimes a trickle, sometimes a flood!

What works for me and others too is to apply the CA with a pointed metal tool. One solution is to cut the eye of a large sewing needle in half, leaving an end that has a channel to hold a small amount of thin CA thru capillary action. Or there are commercial products specifically designed for this. I've tried both and now use the commercial tool to apply very small amounts of CA, for example when building a box fuselage out of 1/16" sticks.

I dribble 2 or 3 drops of CA into a plastic lid or cup, and then dip the needle or tool into the glue to get a tiny amount for application. Since CA does not "dry" in the traditional sense, the CA in the cup stays thin. For a cup, I cut the bottom off of a small empty CA 'bottle' (see picture).
  

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CA Glues
Jan 27th, 2020 at 5:39pm
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Does anyone know of a Gorilla Glue equivalent to Medium CA? The Gel is far too thick for small assembly, and the thin CA I'm using now runs all over the place.  I don't have a local Hobby store here anymore, so hoping a readily-available Gorilla Glue will work.  Thanks!
  
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