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  1. slimguy379's Avatar
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    Feb 16, 2009, 3:59 PM - dont buy elmer's fiberglass resin #1

    i bought the name brand Elmer's fiberglass resin seeing how its a decent name brand. after the fact i used it, the stuff wouldn't harden . i ended up having to leave it on top of my wood stove to really heat it.though i was scared that it was gunna burst into flame it ended up hardening. so my advice, after recently using Bondo's fiber glass, is dont buy elmers fiberglass. i noticed as well that the helmet i used it on still has a slight smell of fiberglass. i have used fiberglass for well over 3 years on misc. projects so ik the ratios and the mixing instructions. i figured i'd give you guys a heads up.
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    Feb 16, 2009, 5:20 PM - Re: dont buy elmer's fiberglass resin #2

    sorry to hear you wasted time and money.

    i've just stuck with regular bondo
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    Feb 16, 2009, 8:15 PM - Re: dont buy elmer's fiberglass resin #3

    thats very strange indeed ,i always thought it was the right percentage of catalyst that makes the mixture harden too
  4. FettDad is offline FettDad
    Feb 16, 2009, 8:43 PM - Re: dont buy elmer's fiberglass resin #4

    that is interesting brother...i have used the Elmers in the past, and it worked like a charm, and just got done using it on my new gauntlet bottoms for my MOW kit... hardened up over night... maybe a bad batch?

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