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Old 08-23-2010, 07:09
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Default Re: badge reels?

Not sure how everyone does theirs but I use #60 covered buttons - either the flat back or you can remove the wire shank with pliers - covering them as usual with whatever fabric and a lightweight liner so the metal doesn't show through. Rough up the face of the badge reel with sandpaper (not really necessary but I find it helps everything adhere better), apply a layer of E6000 to the reel and also to the back of the button - you don't need a whole lot. Let both sit for a bit so they get tacky then apply the button to the reel. I usually leave the reel alone for a minimum of 24 hours to let the glue set. All done! HTH
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