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Re: Poor Manís Alternative to Vacuum Bagging [Re: Jake] #206655
03/25/10 08:28 AM
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If i run out of acetone while cleaning a repair area can i use MEK instead with no ill side effects?

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Re: Poor Manís Alternative to Vacuum Bagging [Re: TurboCat] #206668
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You can use Lacquer thinner - alcohol as long as what you are using will not lift your painted surface. Acetone is the industry thinner / cleaner for resins. As long as there not any wax and the area has been cleaned sanding also works.


Mike Shappell
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Re: Poor Manís Alternative to Vacuum Bagging [Re: Jake] #206669
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Thanks guys! Nuts well you got to be to do this.


Mike Shappell
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NACRA 5.2 - early 70's

Re: Poor Manís Alternative to Vacuum Bagging [Re: DennisMe] #206753
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i know that song, "She ain't pretty, she's my brother!"


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