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#1 Sparky

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 10:56 PM

Hi all

 

I want to make some awesome blue stars "Bleser AP Blue #20" but I know the priming can be tricky.

 

Can anyone suggest any good formulas for this comp?

 

Thanks

 

 

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#2 Vic

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 06:58 PM

Found this.

 

AP prime. David Bleser

 

Potassium Perchlorate 75

Red Gum                    12

Charcoal Airfloat            9

Dextrin                         4

 

Dry core first, then roll about 1/32" of this prime on all AP stars before more layers or final BP prime. If next comp is nitrate based, then apply this prime with 6% NC lacquer to prevent nitrate leeching into the AP core.


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Posted 31 October 2013 - 07:08 PM

Also this.

 

Potassium Perchlorate                75

Red Gum                                   12

Charcoal Airfloat                           6

Dextrin                                        4

Aluminium, flake, dark,

German Blackhead. 3 micron        3

 

Originally posted by "qwezxc12" on APC forum. Directions are to dry the core first, then roll about 1/32" of this prime on all AP stars before more layers or final BP prime. He (Bleser) says to apply this prime with 6% NC lacquer to prevent nitrate leeching into the AP core if BP meal based primes are used over this. I don’t; I roll this prime on, then roll a single, very dusty layer of my meal + Si prime and haven’t had a problem with ignition.


Edited by Vic, 31 October 2013 - 07:11 PM.

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#4 Sparky

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 11:45 AM

Thanks Vic, I'll give these a try!



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 12:59 AM

Just thinking, is a AP blue better than chlorate blue anybody know?


Edited by Vic, 05 November 2013 - 01:05 AM.

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#6 Sparky

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 11:06 PM

This is exactly the reason why I want to try AP based blues. I've tried a KP based blue which was nice but I've read that AP ones are the best.






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