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J-B Weld PlasticWeld epoxy putty?

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  • Member since
    May, 2004
  • From: Land of Lakes
J-B Weld PlasticWeld epoxy putty?
Posted by cbaltrin on Monday, January 07, 2019 12:01 PM

Looking for a good epoxie putty.  Has anyone used this stuff? How does it compare to miliput? how hard is it to sand?

Thanks

  • Member since
    September, 2006
  • From: Bethlehem PA
Posted by the Baron on Monday, January 07, 2019 1:15 PM

What do you want to do with it?  Are you looking for a filler, or for a sculpting medium?

I ask, because I use Aves Apoxie Sculpt 2-part epoxy putty, but I use it for sculpting, not for filling seams or gaps.  I have used Miliput, and Sculpey as well.  Aves is fine-grained, and can be shaped or smoothed with water while it's still soft.  It cures rock-hard and can be sanded well.

For filling gaps or seams, I use Squadron's white putty, thinned with acetone, or I use stretched sprue and bits of styrene card, and liquid styrene cement, depending on the size of the seam or gap.

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  • Member since
    August, 2015
  • From: the redlands Fl
Posted by crown r n7 on Tuesday, January 08, 2019 7:08 AM

I use it from time to time on large supports wing spar and fuselage on large scale models. But be careful it’s some tough stuff.

Nick.

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