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Title: Mori Mori questions
Post by: Gundamhead on April 06, 2006, 02:08:47 AM
I just got my first batch of Mori Mori. I like it. It's an excellent putty like Tamiya Polyester Putty.
 I would have sworn I've seen this putty being used in a consistency like silly putty in Hobby Japan. They had stuck it to a sprue, and added a blob of it and let it dry and carved out a hand. It was definately non-gooey. I'm pretty sure it was not an epoxy putty. It also looked to carve and sand easily. I don't think epoxys are as easy as polyester to carve/sand are they?
 The closest I could come to replicating this was only 2 ways. First to let it dry a bit, but this made wrinkles. Second to use talc  like a baker uses flour. I had better results this way, but the center needed more dry time on my experiment. I plan to try the talc again.

 Anyway, am I nuts about the silly putty consistency? Was that the Sube Sube or Doro Doro? What's the difference between the 3, and are the mix ratios the same for all of them?
Title: Mori Mori questions
Post by: fulcy on April 06, 2006, 02:39:01 AM
Unfortunately, I can only answer part of this question - yes, polyester resins are easier to carve than epoxy resins.  As far as the gooeyness - the polyester resin I use is gooey (bondo), and I don't know of any that aren't gooey.  I have no real idea what it is they are using in their scratch builds (though I do know which ones you are talking about).
Title: Mori Mori questions
Post by: gamerabaenre on April 06, 2006, 08:59:19 AM
The poly putty i've seen in the model magazines that looked "gooey" was Suki Suki.  *shrug* no idea how it compares to mori mori.  Tetsujin uses one or both, he could probably better answer you questions on that.  PM him, or hope that he stumbles upon this thread.