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    Posted: 31 August 2015 at 10:15am
Hi Guys!

Seeing as I was getting inquiries from abroad and hardly any here. I thought I might as well share the formula that you can all mix, and use supplies from local resin stockists.

Items needed are...

1. Resin - catalyst
2. Chopped strand
3. Talc
4. Pigment
5. Textured roller
 

Resin you can even buy from builders merchants now, as it's being used on flat roofs etc

Talc you can buy in 25kg bags or just go and buy the body talc. I have used recently the talc from poundland 'imperial leather'

Chopped strand you can order from ebay. 3mm is good.

Pigment. I have used a number of pigments, but you can also buy this from ebay, as well as all the other ingredients

Roller is a throw away. If you try and clean it with acetone, the roller just expands

You don't have to use chopped strand, but I would recommend it 

Pigment is mixed with the resin first, then the talc. Talc and resin mix is up to you. You want to get a consistency like custard. Not too runny. Then add the chopped strand. Mix well, with a paddle on a drill if you can. Use up a litre at a time and keep the rest on the shelf until you need it another time.

This paint is bullet proof and waterproof

Enjoy

PS: use in a ventilated area. If winter painting with no heating, then use winter resin 
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Very kind of you to share such a good info.Thank you very much...will let you know how it goes.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Meat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 August 2015 at 10:54am
Male model, speaker designer, formulation chemist.... ...does Mykey have any limits?
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^ LOL

Glad it's waterproof,you will need it on a day like this.
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Early present, from Santa Mykey.. LOL


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Excellent, Cant wait to try it, sick of painting cabinets every time they come back!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote King George Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 August 2015 at 6:02pm
So roughly how long do you get before the paint sets? In my mind I have the kind of resin you use for GRP that suddenly goes runny to rock hard!
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I am not one to moan,

But could you do a video please?

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Majestic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 August 2015 at 7:28pm
nice one Mykey. Jbl use a similar mix, i had some 30 yr old cabs in great original condition
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  Cheers Mykey, jblman could you make this a sticky please? (see what I did there!)
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I have a pair of the old JBL 4850 concert series that are coated with a fibreglass shell. Still like new. Hardly any marks.
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