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Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

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Originally Posted by sailordave View Post
I also used to have to make small batches of epoxy and HATED wasting a full stroke of each. I switched to MAS and bought a bunch of 50 ml mixing cups from Jamestown Distributors. A trip to the grocery store to buy a set of ketchup and mustard squeeze bottles for about $4... (do you see where this is going?) and voila! I squirt out 10 or 15 ml of resin, and half as much hardener to bring it up to 15 or 22.5 ml and there you go!
Added benefit is I can store the epoxy some place cool and keep the squirt bottles in my shop to fill up when necessary.
I'm currently using a 4-1 ratio epoxy and I use the same graduated cup system. I have to admit I prefer 2-1 or 1-1 ratios but the cups make accuracy simple with any ratio.
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