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Old 04-07-2010, 12:03 PM
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Re: Pillar bedding: Marine-Tex or Acra-Glass gel?

Marine-Tex is between putty and Acra-Glass Gel, closer to AC gel. It will flow, some what, especially as you tighten the screws.
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Re: Pillar bedding: Marine-Tex or Acra-Glass gel?

Depending on the temp that you mix it it's a little like p-nut butter. The warmer it gets the runnier it will be. I try to mix Marine Tex about 70 degree temp. Also use the gray and not the white. As said before take good care in your prep work, that's were you'll get the good finish from. Good luck.
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Re: Pillar bedding: Marine-Tex or Acra-Glass gel?

Marine-Tex is a little thinner than A.G.gel, but I think it's a lot tougher when cured. Mix as directed, if it's too thin, wait a few minutes and it will thicken some. "Pot life" is 20/30 minutes, maybe a bit longer. If ya' got your 'ducks in a row' you should not be pushed to get the work done.
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Re: Pillar bedding: Marine-Tex or Acra-Glass gel?

Thanks for the info guys.

I went with the marine tex (grey) and it turned out flawless. I was pleasently suprised how easy it was to work with and clean up. I used ac once and I am much happier with the marine tex.

Thanks again!

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Re: Pillar bedding: Marine-Tex or Acra-Glass gel?

I swear by this stuff now:

Stocky's Epoxy Bedding Supplies

It's the same epoxy as the name brand at a fraction of the price.

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Re: Pillar bedding: Marine-Tex or Acra-Glass gel?

My vote goes to marine-tex all the way. It's about as tough as this kind of stuff gets and bonds like no other. I do agree with the note that says its matters more in your prep work then what you use.
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