Customs: Is this a decent starter putty?

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  1. GAUGE

    GAUGE Transformers Fan since 1985

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    I'm trying to get into customizing and was told to go to walmart because they sold epoxy putty there.

    So I found some and was wondering if anybody else has used it.

    and could tell maybe tell me if it's a decent brand to start with.

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    I have used it on a few things. I made feet for my mighty mugg big daddy. I also used it on my dials for my pip-boy. It smooths pretty well and has a short set time. The stuff stinks though. I'd recommend latex gloves, It is hard to get the stink off. Most every one here swear by aves fixit though. I have yet to use mostly due to laziness. I have used the knead-a-tite (green stuff) it has a long working time.
     
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    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    Mighty Putty is also good.
     
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    I have also tried the putty stuff that you have to mix to turn to putty (comes in a tube with 2 nozzles or 2 separate tubes and you have to mix together) but the stuff stunk pretty bad and made quite a mess when not in use. :( 

    So these other putties you guys mention, are they at Walmart too?
     
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    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    Michael's carries Mighty Putty.
     
  7. Algernon

    Algernon Radicon Acolyte

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    The drawback of Mighty Putty is it dries quick so if you're trying to sculpt a head or something intricate, it isn't ideal. For bonding stuff together and small, easy sculpts, it's good.

    Has a slight smell to it but it goes away after it dries.
     
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    If you want to sculpt details, use Aves.

    If you just want to fill a gap or reinforce a part, use Mighty Putty.
     

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