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Old 10-13-2013, 02:06 PM
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I have 1/2 bottle of medium C A glue that has started to go thick in the bottle. Is there a thinner for this or should I just toss it?
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I would just toss it. There isn't anything that I know of that can restore it. And I wouldn't trust it any way.
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You 'could' do some test gluing two pieces of wood together....but I don't think it is wise as the 'thick' CA will take forever to kick and probably won't be a strong as using newer CA.
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Just toss it. When you are not using it, you can refrigerate your glue and it will extend your shelf life a great deal. Good Luck, Dave
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Once it starts to thicken it's a tosser. I buy it in large bottles and just keep it in the freezer, I fill a two ounce bottle that is left on my bench to work with. All I have noticed when it starts to thicken is a longer cure time but it still holds well. It just tends to thicken up fast once it starts to get solid. Unless you have a big bottle of it it's nothing to worry about. Just toss it.

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