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#1 Chase Creek

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 12:46 PM

I don't use epoxy very often, but when I do, I mix it up on one of those sticky note pads. When you're done, tear off the top sheet, throw it away, and you're ready to go again.
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#2 Inconnu

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 04:48 PM

I have a plethora of those sticky note pads, that's what I can use them for! smile.gif
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#3 ARFLY

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Posted 09 December 2006 - 10:33 AM

That's an awesome tip. Does the paper have any effect of the epoxy?

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Posted 09 December 2006 - 06:46 PM

I have heard that the color of the paper will bleed into the epoxy and giving it a tint. Others say that the epoxy just yellows with age.
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#5 letumgo

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Posted 09 December 2006 - 08:17 PM

I do the same thing with the PostIt pads. I've used a number of different color pads and have never had a problem with the epoxy being discolored.
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#6 mrcaddis

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Posted 09 December 2006 - 11:07 PM

I've been mixing 5 epoxy on the sticky note pads for years now. I have not seen the epoxy discolored from the note pads.
What I know about epoxy discoloring is"
1- using old 2 part epoxy, the hardener will turn a yellow tint when it is old.
2- UV rays causes discoloring.
3- The water you are fishing turns the epoxy off color.

Just look at the finish on the guide wraps of your flyrod. The finish is usually 2 part mix also. It also, will be off color.

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#7 mrcaddis

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Posted 09 December 2006 - 11:08 PM

5 epoxy = 5 minute epoxy...getting late!!
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Posted 16 December 2006 - 01:05 AM

I have found that the epoxy sold as Canadian Tire 5 minute epoxy stays clear but most others are cloudy or yellowed. Ppare colour will not bleed into epoxy. Merry Christmas folks.
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