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Old Oct 16, 2009, 04:18 PM
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Carnauba Wax

The great Phil Barnes says that Carnauba based was is all you need when using epoxy bagged wings, well at least that's what my memory tells me.

Is this what he's talking about:
http://www.meguiarsdirect.com/produc...p?T1=MEG+A2216

or does it need to be a paste wax?

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Old Oct 16, 2009, 05:36 PM
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Hard, 100% pure Carnuba wax. No paste.

The stuff in the metal can is what I like. http://www.mothers.com/02_products/05550-05750.html
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Old Oct 16, 2009, 06:18 PM
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Thanks JonSayre.

I'll take what I got back and see if I can find this other in town.

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Old Oct 16, 2009, 08:47 PM
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The Mother's step 3 pure carnuba wax in the can is what I use now, as seen in John's link above. I started using the Mother's when the auto parts stores stopped carrying the Meguir's.
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Old Oct 17, 2009, 05:05 AM
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I use the Mother's stuff in the bottle, I've never tried the tin stuff, but the liquid wax has always worked fine for my bagging.
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Old Oct 17, 2009, 10:30 AM
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The Mother's can wax smells nice too. This is what I use for all my molding also.

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Old Oct 17, 2009, 10:22 PM
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Car wax works great with room temperature cures, but won't work if you heat cure the part. I would recommend investing in a can of mold release wax. It doesn't cost that much and will last for years.

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Car wax works great with room temperature cures, but won't work if you heat cure the part. I would recommend investing in a can of mold release wax. It doesn't cost that much and will last for years.

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I cure mine up to 135 f with mothers car wax ..Im sure the hood of most cars see higher temps than that but I could be wrong SL
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I cure mine up to 135 f with mothers car wax ..Im sure the hood of most cars see higher temps than that but I could be wrong SL
Sorry, probably should have clarified that when I tried it, I was curing a part out at 160 degrees under vacuum.
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