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finishing resin lures
« on: May 27, 2016, 10:16:27 pm »
Hello folks,

Im casting two part resin lures mixed with micro-spheres.  I'm getting a lot of fish eyes in my clear top coat.  The resin manufacturer says I need to wait 4 or 5 days for the resin to loose all the volatiles, others say at least two weeks.  I don't have that kind of patience.  Anyone have a clever trick to speed up the process?

Thanks for any help... 

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Re: finishing resin lures
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2016, 06:08:10 pm »
Fisheyes usually means oils have contaminated something. Are you using any release agent? Handling with uncovered hands? Your not going to speed much up if it has extended cure.
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