Author Topic: Help Clearfix has gone gloopy!  (Read 1840 times)

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Help Clearfix has gone gloopy!
« on: March 27, 2021, 12:43:08 AM »
Hi all

Just noticed my bottle of Clearfix has gone a bit viscous, does anyone  know a way of thinning it down ?

I have tried white spirit, Tamiya thinners and water (not all of them at once!) But have had no success.

If anybody has a solution please let me know. There is nearly half a bottle left and I dont want to let it go to waste.

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Re: Help Clearfix has gone gloopy!
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2021, 04:47:24 AM »
I don't know what Clearfix is, but if you've tried those solvents with no effect, try isopropyl or denatured alcohol (methylated spirits in the UK). I think the Tamiya thinner is alcohol based, so this suggestion may not work.

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Re: Help Clearfix has gone gloopy!
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2021, 07:22:59 AM »
I don't know what Clearfix is...

Frank: Humbrol Clearfix is a Brit adhesive primarily intended for use on clear parts.

Mog : I've heard that acetone works for thinning Clearfix. Would Mrs. 'Mog have a stash of nail polish remover vulnerable to raiding?
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Re: Help Clearfix has gone gloopy!
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2021, 10:14:01 AM »
Thanks guys, I have some meths somewhere in the garage. If that doesn't work I'll bribe Mrs Lady Mog.

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Re: Help Clearfix has gone gloopy!
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2021, 02:54:38 AM »
Thanks guys, I have some meths somewhere in the garage. If that doesn't work I'll bribe Mrs Lady Mog.

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Hmmm...That could have led somewhere altogether different... ;)
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Re: Help Clearfix has gone gloopy!
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2021, 03:47:56 AM »
Thanks guys, I have some meths somewhere in the garage. If that doesn't work I'll bribe Mrs Lady Mog.

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Hmmm...That could have led somewhere altogether different... ;)

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Re: Help Clearfix has gone gloopy!
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2021, 07:53:12 PM »
Damn I've been rumbled  ::)

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