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Old 02-08-2018, 07:11 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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How well does Mercury flex keep in the case of infrequent usage? I keep having my stickfast go bad on me.
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How well does Mercury flex keep in the case of infrequent usage? I keep having my stickfast go bad on me.
Mercury Flex CA has a realistic shelf life of about a year. Unlike other brands, Mercury has an unconditional, lifetime guarantee on all their products. If there is ever a problem, contact your dealer for a replacement.

Mercury’s CEO, Eric Ferher, explains it like this... “We stand behind all our products no matter when they were purchased. The Mercury warranty is simple…. Unconditional.”
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Old 02-08-2018, 07:46 PM   #13 (permalink)
 
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There is a well documented issue with Stickfast CA glue cracking when used as a pen finish. I have never heard of any other glue having that problem. I use the EZ Bond glue Monty used to sell here, now sold by Exotic Blanks. I have never had an issue with it as a pen finish.
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Thats good to know I have only used Stickfast. I have had no problems yet. But will be switching.

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There is a well documented issue with Stickfast CA glue cracking when used as a pen finish. I have never heard of any other glue having that problem. I use the EZ Bond glue Monty used to sell here, now sold by Exotic Blanks. I have never had an issue with it as a pen finish.
It was not simply Stickfast, but the version supposedly engineered for finishing, in my experience. I never had a problem till I bought a bottle and started using it. Problem went away soon as I discarded the bottle. I look forward to trying the Mercury CA.
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