Too cold to Resin Gaunlets?

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    Too cold to Resin Gaunlets?

    A cold 35degrees in April here today. Too cold to resin Gauntlets in the shade of my garage where it's even colder?

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    syllander's Avatar
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    Re: Too cold to Resin Gaunlets?

    I'd wait till it warms up to above 50 degrees. Unless you apply it then bring them inside to warmer conditions.

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    Re: Too cold to Resin Gaunlets?

    proly to stinky to bring in the house
    ok thanks for the advice, i'll just build a missile instead
    hehe

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    Re: Too cold to Resin Gaunlets?

    That's what I did( not build a missile!). My wife was all " what the hell is that smell?"
    And I was like...shoulder shrug....

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    Re: Too cold to Resin Gaunlets?

    what type of resin are you using? i am a newbie collecting info on the different resins and plastics to use for casting. any info i can get will help (especially with avoiding ticking the wife off with various smells and messes

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    Re: Too cold to Resin Gaunlets?

    @maximus4241, typically standard bondo type fiberglass resin and matte for glass. Not sure about the gelcoat that would go in first. Probably best to get all of that online from a marine material website.
    As far as the white plastic, Smooth On makes different urethane plastic materials at different cute times.

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