Home Made CA Glue Tip Applicator

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Home Made CA Glue Tip Applicator

Post by Andrew Scott aka Viper on Sun Nov 13, 2016 7:29 pm

Idea Here is a great tip for model builders when you need to apply CA to a very small area. Make yourself a fine tip applicator by starting with a regular Q-Tip. It seems the handle on these little jewels is hollow.
Hold your Q-tip by both ends over a open flame such as a candle. Heat the center and pull slightly as you rotate it. Once it softens and stretches slightly, let it cool.
Then Take a pair of scissors and cut the middle of the Q-tip in half and cut each cotton end off. You then have two applicators.
To attach them to your bottle of CA, take a short piece of silicone fuel tubing and slip the newly made applicator in one end and slide the other over the nozzle on your CA bottle.
You're ready to go. cheers
Andrew Scott aka Viper

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