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Gray.Hodge

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Post Sun Jan 26, 2003 10:46 pm

have krylon paints changed their formula?

I heard that Krylon had changed the formular and was now not as good as it used to be. Is there any truth in this?
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Post Sun Jan 26, 2003 10:58 pm

ive never used the stuff gray.. but would be interested in what is said about this. ive really only heard good about this product. would be a major pitfull for them if they go and change it now for the worse :-?
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Post Sun Jan 26, 2003 11:15 pm

I don't use it a lot, but I've been thinking I should do more after reading responses to Eddies post.
It's easy to get stuck is a rut, creatively speaking. Time to break out!!
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Post Mon Jan 27, 2003 1:57 am

Gray,
I recently was attending a sign show and this topic came about. They have taken a drying agent out of the paint, the problem is this is what caused it to bond with vinyl. I've used this for many of years with great results.
I'll dig through my notes and see if I can find the chemical name. Frog Juice colors still use it.
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Post Mon Jan 27, 2003 10:40 am

Think it was Toluene, Gray and yes its no where near as good as it used to be :(
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Post Mon Jan 27, 2003 11:10 am

i know there is probably good reason.. but why take somthing out if it decreases the quality of your product... if there is reason, surely there should be an alternative they could use. :roll:
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Post Mon Jan 27, 2003 12:32 pm

Lots of products are not what they used to be, I know pigments are not what they were, with strong US rules One Shot , although backed by a great bunch of people is not the product it used to be and through no fault of the manufacturer.

Perhaps its the same with Krylon? Certain additives etc are prohibited and the nature of the product changes
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Post Mon Jan 27, 2003 1:52 pm

...if it was Toluene I can understand it being removed...in chemistry we were taught that Toluene is nasty stuff and just inhaling it causes immediate damage to the lining of the windpipe and the lungs!!!

...unless, like Rob, you're used to swiggin' the meths! *drink*

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Post Mon Jan 27, 2003 11:08 pm

wow havent heard of that for A LONG TIME.....takes me back to my childhood and the train shed where i used to live, those hazy days with a plastic bag full of paint and a wildstyle design to recreate....lol

better say no more on that subject or the rozzers will be knocking on mi door
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Post Tue Jan 28, 2003 10:36 am

Yup its horrid stuff, when I worked in printing it was used to clean screens in screenprinting, isn't it also the last T in TNT (hot) ?

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