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    Re: Celestaire Sextant Case
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2006 Sep 6, 13:40 -0500

    Robert asked,

    > On that note, can anyone suggest a good glue for the type of plastic that this
    > case is made from?  It is pretty tough to get anything to stick to this
    > material.

    Silicone works for me, as it is flexible and there are little to no torsion,
    sheering (helped by foam in lid) or tensile forces acting on it. Once the
    lid is closed, it is pretty much self contained. Compression secures it to
    the lid and frame, and the hole in the foam it passes through inhibits
    lateral motion.  It's generous footprint stops it from rockin' and rollin'.

    Double stick carpet tape could work, at least for test fittings.  Another
    favorite of mine is Seal-All (available at hardware stores).  A tenacious
    little devil is 3M Plastic and Emblem Adhesive, used to put rubbing strakes,
    trim etc on automobiles (available at body/automotive paint supply stores).


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