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Unread 11-06-2017, 02:30 PM   #1
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Need some suggestions on adhesives for my nightwing mask.

I have tried Pros aide and spirit gum but neither have held on more than hour. I would really like some suggestions.
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Unread 11-06-2017, 04:44 PM   #2
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Are you putting spirit gum on correctly? I used it for my Black Canary mask and it held for 10 hours, and I had a terrible time taking it off.

Make sure to apply a thin but consistent layer all the way around the edge of the mask, make sure the corners are good, and add some to the bridge of the nose. wait about 30-45 seconds for the spirit gum to get tacky, then stick it on your face and hold for another minute or two
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Unread 11-06-2017, 04:59 PM   #3
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I usually hold it on my face for a minute. Other then that I do. It like you said. As I sweat it pops off
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Unread 11-07-2017, 06:03 PM   #4
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If even spirit gum is coming off that easily when you sweat, then pretty much nothing will stick. You'll need to go the elastic route. You'll need to get extremely thin elastic cording and put it on like a normal mask.
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Unread 11-08-2017, 02:02 PM   #5
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It sounds like maybe it's not fitted exactly to your face? If there's enough room for sweat and friction to generate it may be too loose or gappy underneath, you need a decent amount of surface for spirit gum to work. It's the reason why my elf ears will stay on all day but my Amethyst gem, which is a hard, flat object, fell off constantly because the surface area wasn't constant and gapped (that area being between my boobs). I switched it to a brooch instead for later wearings.

I'm not sure what you made it out of but maybe look into re-forming it a little bit to fit more flush to your skin. Otherwise like Jei said you may just have to use elastic.
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