Where to get tolex adhesive

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  1. mbratch

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    In small quantities. I only plan to do one combo amp (at least for the time being).
     
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    Excellent! Thanks.
     
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    +1 on the custompak tolex glue from antique electronics (tubesandmore.com). I got the quart size also for $14.95 and used about half or 2/3rds of the bottle for a blues junior size amp.
     
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    Hi,
    Just go to Menards, Home depot or Lowes, get PL brand latex contact cement. It is the same stuff that you get from the amp suppliers, but it is not as watered down and works a LOT better in the more concentrated form IMHO. You can get it in quarts, only costs about $20 for whole gallon. Great for other home uses as well !~
    Rob
     
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    +1..... but I always went for the high solvent-based stuff that gives you a heck of a buzz! Haven't used water-based yet. The stuff out about 10 yrs. ago wasn't all that good so I stayed with the solvent-based.

    :p
     
  8. Rich M

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    The latex is better as it doesn't cause the tolex to swell, and subsequently shrink when it dries. Makes it much easier to get tight joints.
     
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    Whatever you do , stay away from the waterbased DAPĀ© (green can) . Pathetic stuff .
     

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