Re: Everclear Alcohol and Gum

From: [email protected]
Date: 05/26/04-05:59:33 PM Z
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If you go to a printing supply business, such as Kelly Paper in Calif, they sell a gallon of 99% pure alcohol for about $15.99. Works for me with Plt/Pla and should work for everything else where Everclear works. Should only need a galon per lifetime.

George Johnson
> From: Tom Ferguson <>
> Date: 2004/05/26 Wed PM 09:13:03 GMT
> To:
> Subject: Everclear Alcohol and Gum
> After a few years away from gum printing, I'm working a new gum
> project. My old paper is "discontinued", so I'm sort of "starting
> over". One thing I've noticed is a lot of folks adding a bit of
> Everclear (very high proof grain alcohol) to both the size and the
> pigment mix. Interesting....... what is the advantage?
> Problem: Everclear is illegal in my home state of California.
> So, can I simply substitute some denatured or rubbing alcohol (non
> grain alcohol)? Or, can I simply substitute some Vodka (perhaps a
> larger percentage)? A bar tending web site said Everclear was basically
> "overly strong bad tasting vodka"! I could pick some up on my next
> trip to Las Vegas (everything is legal there), but I don't go there
> often (I always lose to much $$$). Or, do I need a trip to TriEss
> Science and get a few "funny looks" from the counter help when asking
> for pure grain alcohol?
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> Tom Ferguson
Received on Wed May 26 17:59:58 2004

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