Re: Paints and thinners


Jeff Coleman
 

I've been using straight xylene for old and new Floquil with no problems
Jeff Coleman

--- In STMFC@..., Anthony Thompson <thompson@...> wrote:

thinner for Floquil: 50% xylene, 50% toluene was the original
Diosol.
Gene Green replied (to John Pautz):
Thank you for a valuable piece of information. Now I can resume
using my really old Floquil paints.
I've just used ordinary paint thinner for old Floquil. No bad
effects noted yet.

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