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William Giles (wgiles51) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me I'm a retired mining engineer presently living in Illinois.
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Aquaseal brand
While looking for information on "Through the Roof", I found out that there is more than one brand named "Aquaseal" There is "Aquaseal" that McNett sells and there is ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam seal mix
April 28, 3:05pm

Shoe Goo and Other Sealants
I don't think that Shoe Goo is Urethane. I think that it is Synthetic Rubber, possibly Styrene Butadiene rubber. They are not very forthcoming with information as to the composition. I needed t...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam seal mix
April 27, 5:52pm

Deer Jerky
I just recently made several batches of venison jerky. I cut up a whole deer ham and sliced it into strips roughly 1/4" thick by 1 to 1-1/2" wide with the grain. I have never cut jerky ac...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Help dehydrating beef jerky
April 17, 6:54pm

Xylene and Shoe Goo
I diluted some Shoe Goo with Xylene and sealed the seams on some heavy coated nylon oxford cloth dry bags and it appeared to work fine. The solvent that I used was actually labeled "Xylol"...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam seal mix
April 12, 2:52pm

Re: Re: Lacquer Thinner
"Remember that urethane sealer will stick to itself even after drying a few days. And doesn't release from itself. It'll pull off one side of the fabric and make a huge mess. Rub so...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam seal mix
April 11, 7:49pm

Lacquer Thinner
It has been my experience that Lacquer thinner is generally a mixture of Xylene and Toluene. More Toluene makes a hotter, faster evaporating thinner. More Xylene makes a colder, slower evaporating ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam seal mix
April 11, 7:44am

Fabrics
Since you are looking to make small quilts for small kids, you probably should try the fabrics beforehand to see how they react to them. I would look at polyester/wool blends for the interior surfa...

In Make Your Own Gear » Need to make some quilts for the kids.
April 10, 6:13am

Seam Sealer Thinners
For SilNylon, I use pure silicone caulk thinned 1 part by weight with three parts by weight of odorless mineral spirits. I usually mix about an ounce of caulk at one time since it's a one shot ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Seam seal mix
April 10, 5:40am

Soy Milk Powder
Another thing to consider in a breakfast drink is soy milk powder.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » powdered breakfast mix options
April 08, 4:19pm

Atole
Atole is usually made with corn flour, but I wonder if it might be more nutritious if it was made with masa. I made blue corn atole once, but wasn't all that wild about it. I often add blue co...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » powdered breakfast mix options
April 08, 4:17pm

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