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« on: August 01, 2005 04:58:06 AM »

I'm looking for an adhesive that will stick to the back of duct tape, which I assume is some sort of vinyl. In any case, there's oil in it, which makes it slick.

Please don't "guess"; E6000 doesn't work, and I've tried many other things. If you've got an answer on this one, or another way you've solved the problem, I welcome your advice!
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2005 06:40:28 AM »

What are you making?  Is the duct tape adhesive not strong enough?
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2005 03:44:18 PM »

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=30218.0
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« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2005 10:43:31 AM »

I'm making a bracelet band out of the duct tape, then gluing stuff onto it. Getting glue to stick to the "stuff" is the easy part; getting it to stick permanently to the non-tacky side of the duct tape is not.

Maybe some boat glue of some kind will work.

I did try something else, which was punching holes in the band, setting rivets, then gluing objects to the rivets. Brads will also work. Still, not ideal.
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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2005 11:02:46 AM »

http://www.thistothat.com
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2005 12:30:02 PM »

i would try stiching them. personally, i think almost all glue makes for shoddy work, and is best left to paper goods.

I think with stuff like duct tape, almost no glue will hold because there is no grain. (texture)
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