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  • Tinting Catalyst

    I see a lot of projects using a red resin or catalyst. I assume its the catalyst so you know your mixed thoroughly? I've never seen it locally so where are you getting it? I guess a food coloring wouldn't work...
    [br]Michael R. Delgado[br]1972 Mako 22[br]http://classicmako.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=15745[br]1976 Mako 25[br]http://classicmako.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=18013&SearchTerms=mako,25[br]

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    old resin will turn red, especially if it gets hot.
    1978 Mako 25 - Blind Hog
    1985 Mako 20c - sold
    Fort Walton Beach, FL
    http://www.classicmako.com/forum/top...TOPIC_ID=42841

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    • #3
      FGCI is where I got my red catalyst.

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      • #4
        I haven't bought any but I've looked into it. It looks like Hamilton Marine also sells it, but I couldn't tell if they charge a hazmat fee to ship it. The fee from FGCI looked to be $27.50. It might be worth asking your normal supplier if they can get it.

        My one recommendation would be that whatever you end up going with, run a small test batch. I once added white tint to a batch of fairing mix I made (different stuff, I know) and the stuff ended up gumming sandpaper horribly.
        1973 Mako 19[br]

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