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Old 05-29-2014, 09:02 AM   #1
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which tire glue you can recommend? there is nothing worse as complete wheels you must constantly reinforce the joints in competions.

I currently use the hpi or loctite, I used to use the much more but I can not remember the result.
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Old 05-29-2014, 09:29 AM   #2
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If you use ride tyres no matter what glue u use you will need to glue them allmost every run. If the joint comes loose it is more a tyre problem not the glue
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Old 05-29-2014, 10:33 AM   #3
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I use muchmore glue for that purpose pretty much exclusively.
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Old 05-29-2014, 10:55 AM   #4
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ok, Thanks!

is this the right much more glue ?

have seen there is a new adhesive from of Ride, here someone already tested??
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Old 05-29-2014, 10:56 AM   #5
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Big fan of the Losi tire glues here (both thin and medium). Only tire related failures i"ve had were related to the wheel itself, in most cases.
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:12 AM   #6
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Almost all CA glues take 24 hours to reach full holding strength. That may be why you are having to re-glue your tires after every run. Another issue is shelf life. They almost all have a shelf life of 1 year if un-opened and only 1 month once opened. So the older the glue the weaker the joint will be.
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:16 AM   #7
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Losi glue was my favorite, but its hard to come by for us now. For thin glue I now use SpecR or Team Powers. If your in need of something a little thicker Proline makes some good stuff.
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Old 05-29-2014, 12:36 PM   #8
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I've had best results from AKA or Muchmore tyre glues... I also concur about ride tyres - those need re-gluing every run! When I'm not restricted by a control tyre I'll use Sweep tyres as these have the best gluing that I've experienced.
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Best tyre glue I've used was the MuchMore V made. I have a bottle of that perfect glue linked above but haven't opened it yet.
HPI is good too.
Quite disappointed with the Yok super quick glue, it holds well but doesn't wick into the gaps enough so builds up too much on the sidewall for my liking.
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Much more is good, I have heard good things about the new proline glue as well (sorta new, but came out a little while ago) the losi glue is nice, but those little straw things are annoying.
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I've used a few different glues and to this point I like the Losi glue. And it does last much, much longer than a month once opened. My curren bottle is over a year old and still gluing/going strong. I think the secret is to keep it in a cool place once opened.
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Ran AKA glue in off-road. Ran the tires within minutes of gluing them and never had a single failure.
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I have been using AKA glue for 2 years now and I'm still on the same bottle. I always keep it in the zip lock bag it came in and it is stored in the fridge. When the tires and wheels are prepped right and the right amount of glue is used, the AKA glue has always held for me. Before that I used Dynamite and Loctite. I never found a formulation of Loctite that worked well on R/C tires. I thought CA was all the same until I used the AKA stuff.
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Muchmore glue for rubber (they also make a foam tire CA) is hella good stuff. Best I have used so far.

For those that keep glue for along time--even if its sealed it tends to lose holding ability. You can tell its going bad by how long it takes to stick. New thin glue will bond rubber to rim virtually instantly, as it ages it will take quite a bit longer to bond--and then the bond won't be as strong. I wouldn't personally keep glue over 6 months. For me the point is moot as I only run 17.5 and only use pre-mounted spec tires--which tend to stay glued with the mild 17.5 speeds.
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