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Old 12-23-2007, 11:43 PM   #1
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Default carbon edges with CA?

what is the use of instant cement applied to the edge of carbon fibre chasis? protection? or just make it look good?

will a normal tamiya cement (http://www.hobbylinc.com/gr/tam/tam87012.jpg) do the job? or do i specifically need a tamiya instant cement?
or can i use CA??
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Old 12-23-2007, 11:46 PM   #2
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The idea behind gluing the edges is to stop the chassis delaminating in an accident.

You can use normal ca to do the edges
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Old 12-23-2007, 11:48 PM   #3
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Just use ca. I use the tip of an old screw driver, dip it in the ca and wipe it along the edge of the chassis. I have tried q-tips but some of the cotton gets stuck on the chassis.

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The Oval guys do this...but they sand the chassis first, then they use a SHARPIE along the edge before gluing...and it really makes the line look sharp.
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