Help needed in finding epoxy to fix a cold cast prop!!!

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Help needed in finding epoxy to fix a cold cast prop!!!

Post by DarKev » Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:32 am

Hello Folks

I trying to fix some mold issues in a COLD CAST METAL Prop The thing is split into two halves and even with sanding (a ton of sanding) there are still gaps. I was thinking of just simple epoxy putty but given the cold cast aspect of the piece I was wondering if there is something different I should use.

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Post by EVApodman » Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:54 am

Whenever I have gaps to fill I use Super glue. How much I use depends on the gap I need filling. Since I don't know your situation I suggest using a small amount on one area to see how it works.
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Post by Rogviler » Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:26 am

If you did the casting or know what the metal powder was that was used, mix that with either a clear epoxy or CA to fill the gaps, if you want the surface to match.

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Post by DarKev » Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:32 am

I would try the superglue trick but the gaps vary in width too much, so I thought I need something thicker. I am also not worried about matching I'm painting the thing anyways. I am just worried about the putty sticking to the piece.
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Post by Rogviler » Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:38 am

Oh, well in that case any epoxy or autobody filler would do it. When I want something strong I bust out the JB Weld.

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Post by Kylwell » Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:00 pm

JB Weld would be my pick too.
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Post by DarKev » Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:48 am

Thank You ALL for suggestions, GREATLY Appreciated!!!

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Post by EVApodman » Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:09 pm

Kylwell wrote:JB Weld would be my pick too.
JBweld would be good too. It dries very hard. Since the piece is metal it shouldn't attack anything.
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