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Where to buy denatured alcahol in Canada?

Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by elk74, May 25, 2011.

  1. I was wondering where fellow Canadians are buying their denatured alcahol.I have looked in Walmart and every hardwhare store and paint place in my area and cannot find it anywhere.The guy in our local hardwhare store said he thought it was no longer sold in Canada,due to it being an ingredient of crystal meth.I was wondering if this true and If other Canadians were having this problem.
  2. Kama pigments in Montreal....Here is the link:


    And I also think that LEE VALLEY sell this item too...


  3. Pescado

    Pescado Biggest in 2011

  4. Thanks for the advice,although I do not know what LCBO stands for.
  5. hardcase

    hardcase I can do all things through Christ.Philippians4:13

    Have you thought about using rubbing alcohol and water 50/50. Great for fish.
  6. Re: Re: Re: Where to buy denatured alcahol in Canada?

    That's what I use. But I use rubbing alcohol straight, not diluted with the water. The nice thing is its only $1.75 per quart at walmart!!

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  7. Pescado

    Pescado Biggest in 2011

    That was toungue in cheek elk, sorry. I think is stands for

    Liquor Control Board Ontario in other words the Liquor store.

  8. Old Fart

    Old Fart Active Member

    Try your local LP gas dealer. They use it to clean the LP tanks.
  9. Thanks for your help guys.Pescado ,Ontario is a four day drive from where I live, around here it is known as the BCLCB. Anyway I can appreciate your sense of humor,have a good day.
  10. wccarl

    wccarl New Member

    You can give give this place a try http://www.goudeymfg.com/index.php/solvents.html . I have also been told to try marinas or camping supply stores as they use it for fuel in thier mini stoves , hope this helps
  11. advanced taxidermy

    advanced taxidermy New Member

    i thought it was funny!lol! i actualy laughed out loud!! ;D
  12. scanman

    scanman New Member

    I don't know if Paul was being funny, denatured alcohol is grain alcohol with something added to make it bitter and undrinkable, and untaxable. In other words if the liquor store is closer than the hardware store ;)
  13. Old Fart

    Old Fart Active Member

    Denatured alcohol is typically ethyl alcohol with methyl alcohol added to make it undrinkable(methyl alcohol is poisonous). However, for industrial purposes, methyl alcohol is commonly referred to by the term "denatured alcohol" AND is usually the cheapest form of alcohol that you can buy.
  14. Thanks for the info guys,like I said I am having trouble finding it locally,but will keep trying .Thanks again.