OAUSA Net - October 15, 2020 - Automotive Adhesives I and II

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Re: OAUSA Net - October 15, 2020 - Automotive Adhesives I and II

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Post by KAP » Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:19 pm

Ham radio applications

Ham radio is such an important part of our outings that I wanted to include some applications as well.
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1/2” electrical conduit connector glued into a military tent pole make a great way to attach a copper J-Pole to the top of your mast.
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Secure set up.
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The addition of an epoxied washer allows me to rig a clamp with a pulley to hoist an end fed antenna on the same mast
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Re: OAUSA Net - October 15, 2020 - Automotive Adhesives I and II

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Post by KAP » Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:20 pm

Ham Radio Applications

Magnet bonding
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I needed to temporarily mount The radio to a steel surface.
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I used a Rear View Mirror adhesive to bond neodymium magnets the the mounting plate.
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Re: OAUSA Net - October 15, 2020 - Automotive Adhesives I and II

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Post by KAP » Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:45 pm

Repair kits

What should you bring
Surface Prep
Fine grit sandpaper or emery cloth
Alcohol swab
Cotton swab
Popsicle sticks

Repair Materials
Textiles- cotton duck, cordura nylon, leather, bug netting,
Rubber sheeting, cordage
Tent pole sleeve, metal or plastic dowel, chopsticks.
Baking powder for C/A’s

Adhesive Chemistries
Blue thread locker
Flexible, Solvent based adhesive
Gel and Thin Super Glue
Epoxy Putty- Water and solvent proof
Non corrosive RTV Silicone
Acrylics- rear view mirror adhesive
Tent/Boot seam sealer
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Re: OAUSA Net - October 15, 2020 - Automotive Adhesives I and II

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Post by KAP » Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:02 pm

What’s in my kits

Altoids mini repair kit
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A good selection of adhesives to add to your vehicle tool kit. Most of these items can be found in small or even single use packages.
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Thick and thin Super Glue, RTV sealant, rear view mirror bonder, solvent based and seam sealer repair, threadlocker, epoxy putty and liquid.
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Re: OAUSA Net - October 15, 2020 - Automotive Adhesives I and II

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Post by KAP » Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:02 pm

Additional application and processes

Tent repair kit
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https://thehikingzone.com/best-tent-seam-sealer-review/

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Re: OAUSA Net - October 15, 2020 - Automotive Adhesives I and II

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Post by H380 » Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:33 pm

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Re: OAUSA Net - October 15, 2020 - Automotive Adhesives I and II

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Post by KAP » Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:06 pm

Apps

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Re: OAUSA Net - October 15, 2020 - Automotive Adhesives I and II

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Post by KAP » Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:07 pm

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