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Offline Chris @ STW Outdoors

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Resins?
« on: September 25, 2014, 04:21:48 PM »
I'm diving into stabilizing some blanks. I am gathering up all my stuff and I was looking for Resins. My questions is this: Are Turn-Tex and Stick fast the only two resins on the planet.lol. I can't seem to do any flavor of internet search without those two being the only viable results. I ordered some cactus juice because it has very good reviews. Just wondering if there is something I am missing. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Chris
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Re: Resins?
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2014, 02:47:25 PM »
Stick with the Cactus Juice, it has been tried and proven by a lot of penturners.  I have no clue on the other brand.

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Offline Chris @ STW Outdoors

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Re: Resins?
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2014, 08:56:34 PM »
Thanks for the reply Marvin. I did get a PM on some other stuff. I have no doubt that Cactus Juice is good stuff. Just seemed odd that I could only find two products out there. I'm a capitalist, I like competition. HAHA. Anyway, I received my gallon of Cactus juice today. Super fast on the shipping. So that's good. Now I just have to finish building the vacuum chamber and I am on my way.

One other note about cactus juice. He was kind enough to send very detailed instructions about what not to do. That is very handy for a first timer. Very professional.
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Re: Resins?
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2014, 10:37:44 PM »
Curtis is good to deal with and full of know how on stabilizing and casting blanks, awsome to talk to if you have any questions too.
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Re: Resins?
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2014, 04:29:07 PM »
I was asked to do a pre-market product test for a stabilizing product some years ago. I have forgotten which one so I won't get anyone (too) mad at me. :whistling:  I did not like it. Smelled kinda like oranges but was nauseating and unpleasant. Stuff required heat to cure. I have a low reccomendation. Now use my own solution and am happy with it.

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Re: Resins?
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2014, 05:38:00 PM »
im on my 11th gallon of juice stick with it and the best advice i can give you is cook your wood first to get moisture content close to 0 as possible before vacume. then also put a thermomiter in with the toster oven and dont go by the readings on the dial. oh and wrap very well with foil tightly.