1. Devilstar2k2's Avatar
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    Aug 2006
    Jan 6, 2011, 10:18 AM - Sticky resin? #1

    Hey guys,

    I have a bucket here that I washed 3 times in the sink, and wiped down with alcohol twice... Its still got sticky spots... Do I just have to wait it out, or can wash it with something else to dry it out?

    These are what causes hot spots when you paint, and I'm ready to paint... lol...

    Any help is much appreciated.


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  3. SEEKER's Avatar
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    Jan 6, 2011, 10:37 AM - Re: Sticky resin? #2

    there was probably some sort of comtamination where you see the spots.
  4. SandySith's Avatar
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    Jan 6, 2011, 11:17 AM - Re: Sticky resin? #3

    Shawn, is the sticky resin from the bucket or did you use resin to fill in some spots? Either way I think you may just need to wait it out.
  5. Devilstar2k2's Avatar
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    Jan 6, 2011, 11:23 AM - Re: Sticky resin? #4

    No, its from the bucket... I gave it another good sanding, and all SEEMS well. We'll see as I'm taping her up for paint right now.
  6. High Speed Low Drag Fett 4 Real's Avatar
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    Jan 6, 2011, 11:35 AM - Re: Sticky resin? #5

    Was gonna say laquer thinner if not...good luck bud
  7. I helped at SDCC '08 GCNgamer128's Avatar
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    Jan 6, 2011, 3:17 PM - Re: Sticky resin? #6

    Put some bondo over the sticky spots and sand it smooth?
  8. stormtrooperguy's Avatar
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    Jan 6, 2011, 4:29 PM - Re: Sticky resin? #7

    bad resin / bad mix usually.

    i find those spots tend to keep bleeding through. if there are only a few, it may be worth just cutting them out and filling the gaps with epoxy putty.
  9. Devilstar2k2's Avatar
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    Jan 6, 2011, 4:50 PM - Re: Sticky resin? #8

    Its alright... They sanded out... Thanks guys.

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