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    Re: Celestaire Sextant Case
    From: Victor Garand
    Date: 2006 Sep 6, 15:03 -0500

    Bill,

    Would appreciate a look at those photos.

    Thanks

    Vic Garand

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Bill" <billyrem42@earthlink.net>
    To: <NavList@fer3.com>
    Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 12:39 PM
    Subject: [NavList 1182] Re: Celestaire Sextant Case


    >
    > 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).
    >
    > Bill
    >
    >
    > >
    >



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