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FlytyerinpaDecember 15th, 2020, 8:28 pm
Pottsville Pa

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I read an article some where on how you can make water base head cement using Clear Acrylic Sealer, I think it said to dilute it with alcohol but I don't remember what ratio.
MartinlfDecember 16th, 2020, 10:32 am
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Palmyra PA

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If it's water based, could you dilute it with water?
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
WbranchDecember 16th, 2020, 2:47 pm
York & Starlight PA

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If it's water based, could you dilute it with water?


Hmm, 'ya think?
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
FlytyerinpaDecember 16th, 2020, 9:14 pm
Pottsville Pa

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I think he used alcohol but it didn't say what the ratio was, sealer to alcohol was.
MartinlfDecember 17th, 2020, 6:52 am
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Palmyra PA

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Possibly, alcohol and water may be compatible, but personally, I'd start with water. You can just experiment with the thickness that does what you want it to. Mix a very small batch and give it a try. Best of luck.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
FlytyerinpaDecember 17th, 2020, 7:52 pm
Pottsville Pa

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I'm thinking he said Alcohol something about it drying faster.
MartinlfDecember 18th, 2020, 7:27 pm
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That makes sense. Give it a try and let us know how it works, OK?
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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