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digger

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release agent
« on: October 21, 2009, 06:44:55 pm »

hi there
apart from mirror glaze what els can be used for a mould release agent

is it true that beeswax makes a good release agent ?

any help would be great

regards

Darren
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gingyer

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Re: release agent
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2009, 08:20:56 pm »

what about the proper PVA releasant :D

http://www.allscotltd.co.uk/WAX-POLISHERS-&-MOULD-PREP/c-1-104/

Beeswax is good for keping the hull smooth and shinny
what you want for a nice finnish on the hull :-))
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Re: release agent
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2009, 09:48:14 am »

I have always used Vaseline thinned down with white spirit. A ratio of around 4 parts spirit to 1 of Vaseline.
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Re: release agent
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2009, 05:03:25 pm »

A good quality Carnauba wax (I used Mothers) followed by two to three applications of the proper PVA release agent..
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