best glue for vertical bonding

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I am ready to glue the plywood sides to the chines and sheers. I have been using epoxy w/hardener with a peanut butter consistency. But, it still sags and could get pretty messes. I have seen epoxy and hardener in a caulk tube that says no sag, but it is pretty expensive. Lastly, there is 3m 5200. Any suggestions on what has worked for all of you?

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What are you using to thicken? If you add enough thickener it won't sag.
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BruceB wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:57 am
Any suggestions on what has worked for all of you?
Gloves! :lol:
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I like the caulk tubes. Yes, they aren't cheap. Get an extra tip or two. Tubes come with a reusable cap. Throw away the tip and get another. It's fast you can put it exactly where you want to work. Spread the bead with stir stick.

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its expensive but system 3 gel magic is absolutely fantastic - it doesn't sag and is incredibly easy to mix

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I bought powerful glue for wood form Ritecoupons. It is quite expensive but result is best. P.S: don't forget to wear gloves while using glue, it may damage your skin.

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If you use Gorilla and get it on your hands,you'll know why they call it Gorilla.It changes you into one.That black stuff on your hands has to wear off :lol:
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System 3 Gel Magic is a great product for vertical or overhead bonding. The cartridge with mixing tip is quite a bit more expensive than buying in plastic containers...

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I've had success minimizing the mess by taping the seams off like you would for painting - tape and a piece of brown paper - then the vast majority of any dripping/oozing epoxy runs out onto the tape and paper. Once it gels (stops dripping) I remove the tape/paper to avoid it being 'epoxied' to the surface -- not 100% perfect but sure minimizes the cleanup effort -- so for me its been a big net positive time tradeoff.
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