[Harp-L] Valve Glue Pen
Sat Sep 22 11:53:37 EDT 2018
I have some of that. The older daughter uses it for jewelry making. Good stuff. And the needle keeps it from congealing. :)
> On Sep 21, 2018, at 3:48 PM, Vern <jevern at xxxxx> wrote:
> For many years, I have used G-S Hypo Cement. I think I learned about it from Bill Dulin.
> https://gssupplies.com/gs-hypo-cement/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3bGXtufM3QIVEmp-Ch1ZmgUBEAAYASABEgL0jvD_BwE <https://gssupplies.com/gs-hypo-cement/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3bGXtufM3QIVEmp-Ch1ZmgUBEAAYASABEgL0jvD_BwE>
> It sets up reasonably fast but allows enough time to adjust the valve position. The little needle spout allows you to neatly and accurately dispense a single small drop.
> The only disadvantage I can think of is that replacing the cap requires inserting a thin wire into the tiny spout. If you can’t thread a needle, you might find it difficult.
> I clamp the valve in a clothespin and put a tiny drop on it. Then I put a tiny drop on the plate and wait a minute. Using philatelist’s tweezers, I put it in place and adjust it with a fingertip if necessary.
> I recommend it for valves. Give it a try. There is little to lose and you may like it as much as I do.
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