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Postby Graham » Mon Aug 15, 2016 6:25 pm

Hello all.

Just a quick question; What's the best filler to use where wood meets plastic and resin parts?

I know I've seen car body filler mentioned somewhere, and wondered what the best one is - or would ordinary wood filler be ok (worried that this may crack over time)?

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Re: Filler

Postby Eric » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:34 pm

I've used P40 car body filler, it seems to work a treat.
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Re: Filler

Postby Graham » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:13 pm

Thanks Eric - knew you'd come up trumps! Busy on the SS France here - she's looking good :D
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Re: Filler

Postby Mark » Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:52 am

Another alternative is Milliput or Games Workshop Greenstuff. I've used these and car body filler successfully.
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Re: Filler

Postby Graham » Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:42 pm

Thanks Mark - I've got some milliput and used it before. The one I have does seem to dry very hard and needs a lot of sanding. Is the P40 softer do you know?
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Re: Filler

Postby Mark » Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:49 pm

P40 is softer and easier to sand. Milliput is best smoothed off before it cures.
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Re: Filler

Postby Graham » Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:50 pm

P40 then I think :D
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Re: Filler

Postby Graham » Mon Sep 05, 2016 11:46 pm

Just wanted to check - is this the stuff?

http://www.halfords.com/motoring/paints ... aste-600ml

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Re: Filler

Postby Mark » Tue Sep 06, 2016 1:17 am

I just double checked, and I used P38 which is the easy sand version.

http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stor ... reId=10001
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Re: Filler

Postby Graham » Tue Sep 06, 2016 10:21 pm

Thanks Mark.
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Re: Filler

Postby casper » Wed Sep 07, 2016 2:29 am

Mark wrote:I just double checked, and I used P38 which is the easy sand version.

http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stor ... reId=10001

thats the one i use occasionally Mark, easy to sand and dries rock hard without shrinking
think b-a put me on to it when doing my E-type :think:
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