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UV light quickly dries plastic

I love to build armor — tanks, halftracks, and so on. I’ve found that some kits do not offer clear parts for headlamp covers, running lights, or mirrors.

I’ve tried many products, including epoxy, but all either yellow over time or just don’t look right.

Enter Bondic liquid plastic weld, a clear plastic that dries in four seconds using UV light. This product is amazing for modeling!

I can paint the inside of a headlight and then put a dab of Bondic on it, manipulate the Bondic with the applicator and then zap it with the light (all included in a Bondic kit). It does not hurt the paint job (acrylic or enamel), will stay put, and will not yellow!

I’ve used it to make windshields for armored vehicles using a mold made from Silly Putty, repaired a canopy on a 1/24 scale F-14 Tomcat, added beautiful running lights on a Marine version Stallion and revitalized a cockpit on an F-15 Eagle, making “glass” over each gauge on the control panel.
 
You also can fill gaps, make rivets, and easily secure wires for landing gear, chains, and ropes.

It’s sandable, paintable, and easy to work with.

I recommend it!

Tip submitted by:

Jason Boulger
Pownal, Vt.

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