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Old 04 April 2012, 13:03   #1
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Fabricating dash board plate - which glue

Im in the middle of fabricating a nice bit of 5mm White Acrylic Plastic to cover a wider hole when I fitted a newer VHF, I intend to glue it in place (the new plate) so need advice, what glue should I use ?
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Is it held by glue only or do the screws fix it in place to any degree? I did something similar and used silicone sealant. It's remarkably strong if applied to clean flat surfaces. Sikaflex would be even better but more permanent.
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I've used screws and sikaflex previously.

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Incidentally have you thought about curving the edges of material you've got so it matches the outline of the radio above it?

Might look quite gucci

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Im going to glue the plate and probably square it off and smooth the edges somewhat, will send pics once done. My project for Friday
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