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Making my first color stars.


burnie

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I have made pumped charcoal stars D1, TT launched with

great success. So I believe its time to make the move into

colored stars. The Veline system seems the right way to go.The

chems are on order. I am concerned about acetone. Is parlon

necessary for a binder? I know it is the chlorine donate'r, ie best

results. If I go with 25/75 alcohol/ distilled water mix. Is Red

Gum and Dextrin enough to bind the stars? It will be screen cu

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Yes,

RG and dextrin can bind these stars very well

-Eagle

Edited by Eaglefireworks
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With 25/75 alcohol/water you will be binding with the dextrine. That isn't enough alcohol to bind with the red gum and more alcohol could make the dextrine not activate correctly. You want to pick one or the other and with that ratio it should be dextrine which will be cheaper since there is less alcohol. You can even probably lower the alcohol content because it is mainly breaking the surface tension so the liquid mixes into the powder well.
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