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Easy Rivets from Cal-Grafx

Easy Rivets from Cal-Grafx

At the recent WRAM Show, I had the opportunity to talk to Jim at Cal-Grafx, who is developing a kit for applying glue drop rivets to any scale plane using a vinyl strip with precisely cut and spaced holes. You lay the strip onto your primed surface, apply a special riveting water-soluble “glue,” wait 90 seconds to 2 minutes so the “glue” adheres to your model’s surface, then carefully remove the strip and voila!–perfectly spaced rivets. Check out this new twist on an old technique!Easy Rivets from Cal-Grafx

Lines of raised rivet heads in minutes, perfectly spaced and in straight lines.

Easy Rivets from Cal-Grafx

Apply the adhesive to the holes in the vinyl stripe wait 90 seconds and lift.

Easy Rivets from Cal-Grafx

Once painted over, they look great.

Easy Rivets from Cal-Grafx

Easy Rivets from Cal-Grafx

No careful application required. Just glob on the glue and cover the entire hole. Glue applicator included.

Updated: July 30, 2015 — 12:02 PM
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  1. Please notify me when this kit is available as I am sure others wil be interested, Thanks

  2. great idea I am in !!!

  3. Beats the heck out of any other method I can think of. After apply a lot of them the old way I notice that when I step back they are not as straight or even as I though. This will definitely make this chore go a lot quicker and get my birds finished faster too! I will definitely invest in this product! I have used Cal-Grafx in the past and have always been pleased with the results.

  4. Great idea I really like it. Where can I get it

  5. P L E A S E–do not forget to let us know where and WHEN these strips become available

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