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Pro 1 Hide Paste Application Ques.- can you thin it a little?

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Gary B., Aug 14, 2017.

  1. Gary B.

    Gary B. Active Member

    For you that use Pro 1 hide paste is there a easier way to apply it to mannikins other than using my old hands to lather it on? My hands are cramping up- can you thin it just a little and use a brush etc? What can you thin it with? Or maybe use a squeegee spreader or something???
     
  2. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

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    Gary, I take a paint stirrer in my drill and whip it up some to make it easier to apply. I know not if it is advisable to thin it.
     

  3. Heath Cline

    Heath Cline Active Member

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    You can thin it with Sherwin Williams VOV 555. I have done it many times.
     
  4. DOUG H

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    Do the same on drill,bought it from home depot
     
  5. I use Roman 880, 50/50 the next day it will be almost as thick as the Pro-1 but spread easier.
     
  6. I had the same problem trying to brush it on. I now use latex gloves and apply it by hand. It works for me
     
  7. Gary B.

    Gary B. Active Member

    I have been using latex gloves and spreading it, but my old hands are starting to rebel- maybe time to slow down some - I will try to thin it with 555- thanks everyone
     
  8. George

    George The older I get, the better I was.

    Take a 16 inch piece of 6 gauge wire and bend it into a fancy "7". Then use your drill to thin it out. I use a 1 inch chip brush with in on the face, lips, and nostrils. Latex gloves is a must with any chemical - including glues.

    The bent wire is MUCH easier to clean.
     
  9. scottdawg

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  10. verne

    verne Well-Known Member

    Find an easier spreading paste if your hands hurt Buck eye supreme spreads with a paint brush . ;)
     
  11. ortegageno

    ortegageno Active Member

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    Don't wanna sound like a jerk but if it cramps your hands how the heck do you sew?