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Martijn Heemskerk
03-19-2020, 12:27 AM
I know that for a long time speed glue is banned, however i play on a level nowhere near where this is a problem. Currently in my closet i have 2 bottles of glue that look like speed glue but are VOC-free. This is a transparent liquid that needs to be brushed out with a brush. Nowadays when i look up videos of glueing bats i see people use water based glues that are white and become transparent when dry. I have to say the white water based glue looks so easy to use, and also looks like its glued more firmly.
My question is which is better for glueing. Should i throw away my speed-glue-like-glue and go with the newer water based glue or stick with the old. As an added note i usually boost my rubbers using falco long, in case that changes the outcome.

yogi_bear
03-19-2020, 01:31 AM
Use wbg. I use Revolution no. 3

jfolsen
03-19-2020, 01:50 AM
I recently switched to Revolution 3 after seeing how easily a club mate was able to remove it from the rubber. No complaints so far. In the past I have used a couple of different Butterfly glues, Nittaku Finezip, Tearmender plus other VOC free latex glues.

Caxoera
03-19-2020, 02:43 AM
Speed glue is life ! Today I use Revolution 3 but I miss the old times so much...

merlin el mago
03-19-2020, 03:09 PM
+1 Revolution 3.0 but Nittaku Finezip is also very good but more expensive.

The_TT_Bat_Guy
03-20-2020, 11:35 PM
Another REvolution No. 3 user here. Find it works very well with a wide range of sponges and most importantly, doesn't coagulate easily in cold weather. I've tried LIDU water-based glue as well and I like the bond it gives but I find it lower quality due to the relative ease of clumping

trumpet_guy
03-21-2020, 12:10 AM
Nittaku Finezip works very well. It takes one or two tries to figure out the correct amount to use. After that, no more troubles. Costs a lot more than I’d like.

tt_kidz
03-21-2020, 02:06 AM
I find DHS No.15 Water Base Glue VOC FREE to be pretty good.

Pricing wise is definitely worth it.

Drawbacks, i find that it is easier to do this perfectly during cooler days or at night.

Finezip is great too when you have a new one but you do have to capped this properly, the glue inside tends to harder pretty easily vs the rest of the water based glues.