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Laser Touch Pad (On/Off) Question

Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers' started by mickdundie, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. mickdundie

    mickdundie

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    I got a laser for my Bushmaster XM15 and it came with a touch pad (on/off) switch that attaches to the for-grip with a Velcro type sticky.

    I cleaned the grip (the gun is brand new) with alcohol and attached the off/on switch..and it fell off after about two minutes

    Should I use 'Super-Glue' ?

    What type adhesive will work best?

    Thanks

    Mick
     
  2. AZBru88

    AZBru88

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    Mick try the spray glue from 3M, spray the pad, let it set for a few seconds and slap it on. Should stay put then. That way you won't get glue every where!
     


  3. bentbiker

    bentbiker NRA Member

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    You can buy industrial strength hook and loop tape at Home Depot. It is very aggressive and sticks to anything. Substitute a piece of that for the piece in the kit. Don't use glue.
     
  4. mickdundie

    mickdundie

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    Took your advice. Stopped by the local Ace Hardware and picked up some.

    Haven't tried it yet, but I will let you know how it goes.

    Thanks

    Mick
     
  5. mickdundie

    mickdundie

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    Like I said...found a pack of VELCRO brand INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH (I think it has 8 circles) $5.00

    Cleaned the surface w/Rubbing Alcohol(which by the way is a very good all purpose gun cleaner) and the VELCRO stuck like iron! 10 X better than the crap that came with the laser.

    Thanks for the advice. It says this stuff is water proof too:wow:

    Mick:thumbsup: