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    Re: Sextant on ebay
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2006 Sep 7, 00:04 -0500

    Red penned:

    > Even our old friend "shellac" is literally the
    > "shell" of the "lac" beetle. Mixed in lacquer thinner, of course.

    I think dissolved in alcohol for shellac.

    And if I recall, FDA approved for drug coatings.  Not certain if that is a
    l, 2, 3 or 4 lb. cut? ;-)

    Then we get into "cotton" and synthetic lacquers.

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    HAL:  Dave, I can't help myself.
    Dave:  I'm sorry HAL, but...
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