Adhesive for Vac Metal?

Discussion in 'Star Wars Costumes and Props' started by Darth Flan, Jun 12, 2015.

  1. Darth Flan

    Darth Flan New Member

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    Hi all!
    I need some advice on an adhesive that will allow me to add greeblies to my Vac Metal c-3PO suit. any recommendations on what will stick to Vac metal?

  2. starbuckcylon

    starbuckcylon Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I'd use a tiny bit of E6000 (the stuff likes to run) If you use a super glue it could haze the surface.
  3. Darth Flan

    Darth Flan New Member

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    cool, thank you! Ill give it a try
  4. GaryArm

    GaryArm Member

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    I don't know if your C3PO is a costume or for display unit?
    But I would be worried of a lot of handling could put stress on the greeblies, as they are only glued to the thin layer of metal which is only sitting on the surface of your Droid,
    a good knock could peal the vac metal off.
    I'm not an expert but I have worked with vacuum plated parts, I would think by drilling a small hole into the plastic bellow would let the glue grip onto something more solid.
    Hope this is of some help

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