Part Sixty-one

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Keep You Head Cement From Drying Out
By George E. Emanuel

Few things are as frustrating as reaching for your head cement only to find a thick gooey mess in the jar.

You couldn't spread this on a fly with a knife, let alone place it delicately with a bodkin! But, there is a way to at least keep your cement from drying out so quickly.

Air is the culprit here. If we eliminate the air in the bottle, the chemical reaction, which causes drying, can not occur in the cement. Even the small bit of air in a brand new bottle will lead to its degradation. Get out the air and the cement remains fluid.

When we were kids most of us played 'marbles.' Now that we are a bit older some of us are losing our marbles, but before you forget where you left them grab a few and place them into your head cement until they raise the level in the bottle to lip full.

At around three bucks a bottle head cement that we actually get to use rather than throw away would be a great thing to have at the bench. Get rid of the air and you may well be able to get your monies worth from the bottle.

If you have any tips or techniques, send them along, most of this material has been stolen from somebody, might as well steal your ideas too!~ George E. Emanuel (Chat Room Host Muddler)

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