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    Make you own Acyrlic Cement

    I was messing around on the web and I came across this. I don't have a clue if it works of not, but i'm going to be giving it a try when I get back home.

    http://www.guides.pimprig.com/moddin...lic_cement.php


    If someone trys this give me a shout and tell weather it works or not.
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    Mike Philpott

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    That will likely work but you can buy the real McCoy pretty cheap and not have to worry about the fumes or if you have the right combination of plastic to acetone. Acetone is also pretty RUDE stuff to be handling.
    Rob

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    Ya I know all about Acetone. Bad stuff to be getting on your skin. I work with it on a regular basis. I think this wouldn't be for a high pressure area. IE building a tank or a sump. Probably just for making a bracket or two. Or gluing your fingers together. Stuff like that!!! LOL
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    Your likely OK then but I only use that thicker glue when the plastic dose not fit tightly together. Weldon 3 is the way to go and costs less then 10 dollars for 4 oz. that's enough to make ALL KINDS of things .
    Rob

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    I just use Methylene Chloride to "weld" my acrylic. I used it even on my 200 gallon sump and it worked great. The stuff is real cool to use because it's basically like water and it's wild to see it actually run into the joints and spread very quick into the seam. This stuff does not only surface glue the 2 pieces together, but rather actually weld them together as one piece.

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    That's what weld-on 3 is ... Methylene Chloride in a can with a label on it. The stuff is awesome for working with acrylic and it's easy to use.
    Rob

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    Is it pure Meth Chloride or a mix with other stuff? I ask because the pure stuff is a controlled substance and for example, it's banned in California (..., but what ISN'T over there?!!).

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    It is not 100% pure as there are a few other chemicals in there with names not shorter then 30 letters each LOL LOL LOL but it says right on the label "This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer". Warning "Industrial use only"

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    Yeah, but that can mean a marshmallow for all we know!!!!

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    You mean in California marshmallows are only for industrial use ?
    Rob

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