Re: Old square bottle Floquil paints.


Jeff Coleman
 

I have been using  Xylene for 25 years with Floquil paints. The  clear Amber could be glase or high gloss. 

Jeff Coleman

On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 3:17 AM Al Gest <alfredgest@...> wrote:
As I remember “retarder” was clear and smelled like xylene; however,  “glaze” was brown or rum colored.

Al
> On Apr 14, 2019, at 6:51 AM, Denny Anspach <danspachmd@...> wrote:
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> I have quite a few of the older square bottle Floquil paints that are still both useful and relatively easy to use.  I am running out of Diosol solvent and looking for a substitute  peer-grade air brush solvent.  In California we cannot purchase automobile grade high quality lacquer thinner that would probably serve, having to make do with hardware store clean up grades (or a trip to Reno).  Do listers have recommendations for a good substitute?
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> Also, I have an unopened Floquil bottle (label gone) the contents of which seems to be that akin in color and thickness of a dark rum.  I suspect this is Retarder, but do not know.  Any ideas?
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> Denny S. Anspach MD
> Sacramento CA
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