and slowly blend the coloring agent into a thin (watery) 2-part
epoxy mix. Clemens Custom Tackle and Manhattan Custom tackle
each have their own formulations. I prefer the Manhattan Custom
tackle 2-part mix, as it is very thin and easy to work with.
This mixture is HIGHLY FLAMMABLE. When
using this material, ensure adequate ventilation and NO open flames.
create a semi-opaque finish for instance transparent green
over a white blank mix a small amount of the coloring agent
into the epoxy to create an opaque color on a rod blank. Mix in
enough so that the epoxy is completely opaque in the mixing vessel.
Again I recommend that this mixing vessel be made of glass and that
the glass be precleaned with acetone and a clean, high-density paper
towel. An alternative is to use a piece of aluminum foil curled
up at the ends to create a cup shape. Understand though that during
the manufacturing process, a "release agent" (oily
substance) is used to free the thin sheet of aluminum foil from
the rollers. Therefore, always use the shiny side to
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