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Loctite's Power Putty Repair Express

Postby Big Lazy » Sun Jul 16, 2006 8:46 pm

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Has anyone used this stuff before in any of their projects? I used it earlier today on my PSP (not quite a subject for here I know) and it really is good stuff.

It's very much like Blu-Tac once you've mixed it and you have around 5 mins to work with it before its starts to set. It sets solid after just 10 mins and it's supposedly as strong as epoxy after 24 hours, so I was wondering if anyone could see any uses for it in any projects you've got brewing? Be warned though that it dont half stink lol

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Postby darksun_uk » Sun Jul 16, 2006 10:15 pm

yeah i have used it and it does produce a solid repair though it seems more suited to plugging holes than bonding applications, for my sai swords a true chemical weld product like "chemical metal" is superior as its origins are industrial that being said the whole family of epoxies are very usefull if they are used correctly.

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Postby Blackbird » Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:22 am

Yep I used it on my ickle elfy sword Iaun I acidentaly took a lobe off a leaf on the vine while carving so I moulded this stuff on and shaped it then cut it to exactly what I needed when it was hard (even when hard its still fairly easy to cut with a good knife) then when the vine was painted you woyldnt know it was there.
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