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Old 08-27-2007, 01:01 PM   #1
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Default My flux dried out

Its not all hard its just alot thicker than when it was new. I dont know why it did that because the lid was always on tight. Is there something that I can mix into it to get it back to normal or should I just buy some new flux. It says on the back of the container that I can use water. Would it be alright if I did that?
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Old 08-27-2007, 01:08 PM   #2
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every jar ive ever bought has done that (safetly silv flux).
on occation, ive added a few drops of water and stirred it up.
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Yep, we do it all the time at work.
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Old 08-27-2007, 02:25 PM   #4
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Its not all hard its just alot thicker than when it was new. I dont know why it did that because the lid was always on tight. Is there something that I can mix into it to get it back to normal or should I just buy some new flux. It says on the back of the container that I can use water. Would it be alright if I did that?
always happens. water is fine. a little at a time untill you get the texture you want. I like mine a bit thicker and stickier, seems to hold a tube in place at times.

First jar I had I threw away because I thought it dried out after like a week, lucky they are cheaper then the braze!
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Old 08-27-2007, 02:29 PM   #5
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Yep yep.
Just did that this weekend.
I like to use bottled water, simple cause I've allready got it there to drink while I'm working. :-P
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Yep yep.
Just did that this weekend.
I like to use bottled water, simple cause I've allready got it there to drink while I'm working. :-P
I use Fiji water... yes, it is more expensive- but the end result is well worth it.
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Crush it up a little and add a little hot water & stir.......
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Old 08-27-2007, 06:18 PM   #8
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hey thanks everyone. I mixed water with the flux, everything worked out fine for me and Im back to building. Ill have some more pics of my truck in a few weeks.
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hey thanks everyone. I mixed water with the flux, everything worked out fine for me and Im back to building. Ill have some more pics of my truck in a few weeks.

A FEW WEEKS???
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Old 08-27-2007, 08:30 PM   #10
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Well I should have alot done by then. The truck should almost be ready to run. I cant work on my monster truck too much because Im racing a MGT and a MBX-5 in a points series and I spend most of my time working on thoes two.
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