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    Default Helmet Adhesive

    I had a question and hopefully y'all can help. I have those sort of square looking reflective panels on my helmet, most likely a scothlite product. The trouble is they have started to peel off at the corners. I was thinking of superglue or zap, but I was worried about combustiblity and flammability. Anyone have any ideas on the best way to stick them back on? Is the adhesive a special brand or type? Any help would be much appreciated. Take care.
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    Be alot easier to buy some new ones.
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    I was thinking of superglue or zap, but I was worried about combustiblity and flammability.
    Just use the glue.... you're going to use sooo little of it, it's not like your head is going to burst into a ball of flames...

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    I would have to believe it would be humorus if it did though. at least for those watching, not so much for myself. :-)
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    Default I'd go with the new ones

    And on a related note, anyone out there removing old decals, rockers, etc. from any thing but leather helmets-nail polish remover works great for getting off stubborn ones and the adhesive residue. Just clean it real good before you put the new ones on.
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    If there the stickers that come standard w/ most helmets just take a razor along the area thats peeling.
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    Before you go rubbing nail polish remover on your helmet you might want to make sure that acetone doesn't degrade the material that your helmet is made of -- C'mon guys - lets think before we rub an idustrial solvent on something that is supposed to protect us in a fire!?!?
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    Try using the "double faced sticky tape".Ive used that and it has worked out well.Just pull off the stickers and redo the adhesive with the sticky tape but make sure its not the type with the foam in the middle...u can find the type thats made like scotch tape but it has adhesive on both sides...instead of one...in hardware stores.
    Also...the super glue or contact cement suggestions sound fine too becuase you will be using such a small amount that it wont make too much of a difference of your head catching on fire. LOL

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    if the corners are peeling your helmet needs to see some heat brother LOL
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