Zap-A-Gap

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Zap-A-Gap has been called the fly tiers duct tape.

The original cyanoacrylates (the chemical name for the glue) were discovered in 1942 in a search for materials to make clear plastic gun sights for the war, and scientists stumbled upon a formulation that stuck to everything that it came in contact with. However, cyanoacrylates were quickly rejected by American researchers precisely because they stuck to everything! In 1951, cyanoacrylates were rediscovered by Eastman Kodak researchers Harry Coover and Fred Joyner, who recognized its true commercial potential, and it was first sold as a commercial product in 1958.

Zap-a-Gap is perfect for hobbyists because it is durable, shock-resistant, and versatile. The specific formulas of Zap-a-Gap for use on plastic, fiberglass, balsa wood, and metal ensure that no amount of stress will cause a breakage or failure. Furthermore, the Zap-a-Gap line also covers products for maintenance and protection of engine parts, electrical connections, and canopies, to provide all around coverage of your project from construction to finish.

Serious hobbyists know that only Zap-a-Gap products are worthy enough to use on their cherished projects. Would you trust anything less on something you devote so many precious resources? If your hobbies mean as much to you as they should, you should not accept anything but the best. Trust Zap-a-Gap, and never worry again.

Why Zap-A-Gap i great for fly tying!

Zap-A-Gap is completely water proof.  Zap-A-Gap dries fast. It takes about 10 seconds to dry.  Zap-A-Gap comes in a small plastic tube. The top locks tight and won't spill or leak. Zap-A-Gap will stick to any non-greasy, porous material.  Bonds made with Zap-A-Gap are very strong. Always use less than you think you'll really need.

How to Glue Stuff With Zap-A-Gap

Flat Mylar and 3D eyes are great for dressing up streamers and bass bugs. The problem is the glue on these eye sucks and it won't stick to anything. To Zap-A-Gap the eyes, use a bodkin to to lift the eye off the backing. Then turn the eye over and put a drop on the sticky side. Then put the glued eye onto a feather or streamer head.

If you use bar-bell style eyes, wrap the eye to the hook shank with figure thread and add a drop of Zap-A-Gap. The eye will no longer spin on the hook shank.

Add a sparse stripe of Zap-A-Gap to a thread base before wrapping peacock hurl. The little stripe will keep the hurl from unraveling when fish chew on it.


Zap-A-Gap
Cyanoacrylates adhesive that fills gaps. Allows 7 to 10 seconds for positioning. Cures in 20 seconds. Bonds anything, even oily surfaces!  Water proof, incredibly strong in very small amounts. Used for attaching lead wire, eyes and many other applications including on-stream repairs.

Zip Kicker

 
Accelerate Zap-A-Gap set up time with Zip Kicker.  Zap-A-Gap sets-up instantly with kicker.

Item Description Price To Top
ZAP-1  Zap-a-Gap Super Glue $4.90

ZAP-2 Zap-a-Gap Zip Kicker, 2-ounce aerosol $9.00


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