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    Oct 20, 2003, 8:51 PM - Great stuff foam #1

    I am trying to make a halloween prop and the Great stuff keeps sticking to the stuff I am trying to cast. Would Pam work as a release agent?
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    Oct 20, 2003, 10:04 PM - Re: Great stuff foam #2

    It should i would test it first, hell use olive oil or flour. Heck while your at it, chop up some cilantro and basil, then add some red wine vinegar and garlic...Might have a good salad dressing
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    Oct 21, 2003, 6:52 AM - Re: Great stuff foam #3

  4. Oct 22, 2003, 8:09 PM - Re: Great stuff foam #4

    MGR. I've cast the stuff before. It's a gawdawful mess. The cast piece may actually come out looking like ca-ca(I refer to this as the "potato-chip" phase) but should "find" it's shape eventually. 'Least that's how it works for me.

    I've used the mentioned pancoating no-stick stuff, and even WD-40 (which actually evaporates eventually, therefore, no residue). You can also put some Vaseline in the sun for a while and paint that on, too. Whatever you use, apply LIBERALLY. That foam's first and foremost job is to find its way into any crack or crevice. Especially the one you didn't get release agent into.
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    Oct 23, 2003, 1:10 AM - Re: Great stuff foam #5

    MGR get a hold of me I have a couple of halloween things going on with great stuff right now as we speak.
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    Oct 23, 2003, 7:27 PM - Re: Great stuff foam #6

    Thanks for the WD-40 hint MMM

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