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Old 11 September 2010, 03:26   #11
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Originally Posted by willk View Post
Thanks Tim, I wonder are we thinking about the same stuff - the blurb says that it is a "putty"
Ah, rite. Ally patch, pop rivets and Sikaflex then.

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Old 11 September 2010, 05:26   #12
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Originally Posted by Simon B View Post

It is a kneadable 2 part putty that is a bulker/filler and a hardner. It forms a plasticene type consitency paste that can be moulded for a while then it hardens off fully. I've never used it on a wet substrate, rust may need the loose stuff removing or it could blind the adhesive nature of it. It sticks ok but it is not as as good say as a mastic. It will perform best if it can be moulded say on both sides of a hole (like a rivet) or can be forced into something where it cannot come out after hardening (an undercut)

wot he said works well but would as advised to remove any rust flakes for better bonding.
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Old 15 October 2010, 15:05   #13
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Water Weld :-)

Tried this stuff - have to say it's something of a miracle and you'd wonder would it have a use in the emergency box? (they make a Marine Weld too)

A word of WARNING! are to be avoided. Only two items in a three item order arrived, no paperwork in the package. Two emails and two weeks later, still no comms. A Paypal case got the owner's (Paul Bradbury) attention and his lame excuse was that their email wasn't working and they were out of stock (remember no paperwork). WTF?
To be fair, the price of the missing/out of stock item was refunded.

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