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blitz
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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 - 03:13 AM UTC
i've been using Verlinden epoxy putty... before ! but it seems that it has been discontinued . is there any substitute for this?.. by the way is Duro A+B available in Home Depot?
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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 - 03:18 AM UTC
I know you can get several different types (brands) of two part epoxy putty at the DIY stores. Check the plumbing section. Grain is not as fine as some others but I use it all the time.

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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 - 06:47 AM UTC
Hi Blitz

I've just used some Araldite Plumber's Putty, which seemed okay - a bit sticky and dark, but it worked.

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Friday, July 04, 2003 - 03:29 AM UTC
thanks guys for the replies.. i did a bit research myself and i found out that some wargammers are using the "green stuff" for sculpting figures. somehow it's not available in some Hobby Shops here in Toronto so i tried Games Workshop,it's available for roughly $10 (CAD) i bought one and tried it at home and somehow it has very good consistency..
a company named POLYMERIC SYSTEMS has it own brand name "Kneadatite" -green stuff putty.
you guys ever heard of it or do you have any feedback.??...
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Posted: Monday, July 07, 2003 - 06:58 AM UTC
There are many, many types of epoxie putty. There are five that are most used by modelers. They are:

1. Milliput
2. A&B
3. Kneadatite
4. Apoxie
5. Magic Sculp

Milliput is the standard in Europe and comes in three different degrees of granularity. A&B is the hardest after setting and is like granite (tough on drill bits). If strength isrequired A&B is the way to go.

Kneadatite used to be called Duro and is the most flexible of putties. It dries to a rubbery consistency and can be mixed with other putties to provide a higher degree of density.

Apoxie and Magic Sculp are similar and both dry to a density that makes it easy to carve and sand.

You can get most of them here:

http://www.michtoy.com/MTSCnewSite/supplies_folder/Putties-Fillers/putties.html

Magic Sculp can be opbtained here:
http://www.magicsculp.com/

...and Apoxie from here:
http://www.avesstudio.com/


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Posted: Tuesday, July 08, 2003 - 12:35 AM UTC
thanks bob for the information!!