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Pliobond for attaching fabric?

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Hi-
I'm a new member and didn't see any mention of Pliobond elsewhere. Hope it isn't a repeat topic.
I'm recovering a 1971 homebuilt Pitts S1-C this winter after finding several things I wasn't happy with (like brakes with 5606 so old it looked like yellow mud and worked about the same way). Fuselage had Grade A cotton on it, rest had ceconite, probably 102. The ceconite has been VERY hard to remove; looks like it was glued on with Pliobond on both wood and metal. I've seen a couple references to using Pliobond, and as hard as it was to remove, I'm sure it wouldn't be peeling off in any acro I'm capable of.
It's an experimental so I can do what I want, but I wonder if any of the commonly-used covering processes allow Pliobond. I thought it was pretty hokey when I found the dark brown goo but soon realized it was pretty darn effective too.



 

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