Gluing composite bridge on Martin

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Dave Gentner
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Gluing composite bridge on Martin

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I'm looking for a recommendation as to what glue to use when regluing a bridge on a Martin 00CXAE Grand Concert. The bridge is composite and the top is Formica. I know Titebond won't work (tried it). I'm thinking I'll have to use epoxy.

Dave Gentner
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Joined: Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:25 pm

Re: Gluing composite bridge on Martin

Post by Dave Gentner »

I just talked to Martin. They use 3M Scotchweld PR 600. It's a plastic/rubber instant adhesive cyanoacrylate.

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