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This has come up several times but I'm now in the process of finally glueing my figs up,so I can speak from experience.I'm using GW Plastic Glue & no problems almost instant bond & just snipping the pegs off before glueing works fine.I experimented both ways & just getting rid of the pegs is best,with glueing the plastic bonds so the pegs aren't needed.

So far I have completed the WotW figs,all the Lannister Leaders & The Core Lannister Cav.This is enough to give a Glue Buzz which I hope a Beer will cure.

 

OD

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Superglue works fine too. I found it helpful to use a dentist sculpting tool to push the tabs securely into place. I'm sure other implements of torture work just as well though. gran_risa.gif

Agree about removing (or at least trimming down) the pegs.

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Wilfred Owen said:

Glue Buzz? With plastic glue? Intriguing.

 

Thinking about itgui%C3%B1o.gif......Yes plastic Glue can Buzz you or at least give you a head ache.My painting room is rather small & enclosed (one of those weird rooms that seem to crop up in old Victorian Houses)so it can get rather intense.

 

OD

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I'm glad someone else used GW Plastic Glue first as that was what I was intending to do.  Glad to hear it works happy.gif


As for getting a buzz off of it, I once went to bed having been spending an evening gluing a box or two of Tyranids together.  A few hours later I had the most real and scary experience of my life as I awoke to that feeling that something was in my room.  I heard a droning sound and opening my eyes came face to face with what I can only describe as a bee-winged Hormagaunt hovering above my bed.  I remember screaming at it and leaping out of bed, hurling my duvet over it and standing their, sweat dripping, for a good few minutes before getting the nerve to pull back the sheets and find that I had been dreaming/hallucinating.  From then on I glued with the windows and doors wide open! gran_risa.gif  

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sirvolkar said:

I'm glad someone else used GW Plastic Glue first as that was what I was intending to do.  Glad to hear it works happy.gif

As for getting a buzz off of it, I once went to bed having been spending an evening gluing a box or two of Tyranids together.  A few hours later I had the most real and scary experience of my life as I awoke to that feeling that something was in my room.  I heard a droning sound and opening my eyes came face to face with what I can only describe as a bee-winged Hormagaunt hovering above my bed.  I remember screaming at it and leaping out of bed, hurling my duvet over it and standing their, sweat dripping, for a good few minutes before getting the nerve to pull back the sheets and find that I had been dreaming/hallucinating.  From then on I glued with the windows and doors wide open! gran_risa.gif  

 

Great story! Glad it wasn't me!

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Having worked extensively with both types of glue, I can say the plastic glue certainly smells better while the super glue really only makes my head hurt!  Just in case someone tries to sue me, I must say that any 'high' gained was merely coincidental and/or natural because I love putting together miniatures.  preocupado.gif

 

And to actually add to the conversation, thank you for confirming the plastic glue works, as I have only used super glue on my BoW minis (which also works quite well).

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I should add that white glue has worked very well for me.  This can be Elmer's, plain old wood glue, or PVA.  I like to make a pool of it in a dish and then dip the figure pegs in that before I push the pegs in the base with the back of my hobby knife.  I found Super Glue was more of a PITA and slower to work with, although it dries faster.

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