What's the best glue to repair a Herter's hard plastic decoy head?

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  1. NW BIRDHUNTER

    NW BIRDHUNTER Senior Refuge Member

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    Amazing GOOP, this stuff is the bomb for all types of decoy repairs. You can get it at Wally World for only $3.50 a tube, you'll find it in the plumbing section, same as shoe GOOP, made by the same company. It welds plastic together and is the best I have found for decoy repair.
     
  2. Ringbill

    Ringbill Elite Refuge Member Flyway Manager

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    I've done some head replacements recently and I've used both the Homer as well as Autumn WIngs heads.
    Autumn Wings offers a wider variety of styles, within a specific specie, which gave me some pretty cool looking
    decoys. The Homer heads are super durable by the solid plastic they are made from, but you need to 'work' on the head with some prep sanding etc to get good adhesion.
    BOth are good options, and unpainted are $6

    RIngbill
     
  3. markd

    markd Elite Refuge Member

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    I'll say, fire helps :l
     
  4. Montauker

    Montauker Elite Refuge Member

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    Whatever prep (chemical, abrasion, heat, cure time) you think you need on the Homers, triple it.

    Last batch of blackheads I did, I just sanded the black plastic and didn't even bother with paint (they actually look fantastic).
     

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