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Old 2014-09-29, 10:21am
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Default Bead release?

I've always used Arrow Springs' Dip-and-go Sludge bead release, but since they're no longer selling Effetre I don't want to pay their exorbitant shipping costs just for a jar of bead release. Anyone have experience with Devardi's brand of bead release or Wale Apparatus' Fusion Flame Dry Bead Release?
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Old 2014-09-29, 10:46am
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if you are wanting to put bead release with your order, Devardi can get a bad rap but I never had any problems with their release. I have no experience with Fusion.

I use Alices Bead release now. It's all she sells so you can't bundle it, but she ships it dry so you get four times the amount of bead release for the price, at least! and shipping is included. I found it was worth the investment as a 1 lb bag lasts me about 4-5 months and I torch pretty regularly.

Lots of opinions on bead release!
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Old 2014-09-29, 12:00pm
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I recently switched from Dip & Go to Fusion. I wish I had known how good it was years ago.
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Old 2014-10-02, 7:34am
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If you plan on using it long term they do free or 5$ shipping on orders over 75 a lot. When this happens I get the 4pack and pick out a tool or frit or something and I'm over. If you contact them directly you can mix and match the 4 varieties. (I do 2/2 dip n go and sludge blue- as I like mixing them) I'll have bead release for the next 2 years and it only cost me $5 shipping.
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Old 2014-10-02, 1:46pm
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I used Devardi at first, didn't have much luck with it. Never tried Fusion.

I use ForsterFire now. I really like it.
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Old 2014-10-02, 1:52pm
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Old 2014-10-02, 9:06pm
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+1 for Fusion. Love the stuff.
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Old 2014-10-03, 4:15am
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I have always used Fusion. Love it!!
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