tu54 Posted October 15, 2003 Share Posted October 15, 2003 I've started this post several times and cancelled it. I'll see how far I go. The idea of running all the resin/hardner for this airplane thru a little paper cup in 6oz batches immediately struck me as needing a better solution. It's my nature. I first thought of having mixing parties on the days I work on larger components, similar to barn-raising parties. Or alternatively, hiring a small group of high-school kids. There are nice social aspects to this. I also spent time investigating Norm's approach, buying a few things, (like a large metal paint bucket which was to be painted red and sit in the corner for exotherm emergencies) and conducted tests. I played with paint propeller-based stirring tools. And I made stirring wires to use on my dremel against smaller batches. Not only did I have trouble making a balanced wire, tests with mayo & mustard showed that the walls of the clear cup I used was coated with unmixed mayo that I couldn't get mixed. I tried modifying my stirring wire but never was successful in getting a balanced wire that did the job. I searched the internet and found dispensing/mixing guns. Nice but too extreme for this job. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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