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Forum topic by Mainiac Matt posted 09-13-2017 10:46 PM 552 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Mainiac Matt

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09-13-2017 10:46 PM

Can anyone please tell me if these two are the same?

The guy at the store tells me that it’s just new label artwork, but the new can makes no mention of being EF, where the old one seems to highlight it as being a distinctive feature.

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam


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Rich

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#1 posted 09-14-2017 12:13 AM

Maybe they switched to environmentally unfriendly water. I’m also concerned that there’s no mention of it being gluten-free and non-GMO.

GF has switched up a lot of their labels. I see one online and different one at the store. Same stuff though.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#2 posted 09-14-2017 12:32 AM

The one on the left is labeling they’ve been using for several years and is on their website now. Is the one on the right old? I’ve never seen a label like that.

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#3 posted 09-14-2017 01:40 AM

I like the label on the right the trees looks healthier. :)

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#4 posted 09-14-2017 03:07 AM

Water based for GF has always been eco-friendly for as long as I can remember, whatever the heck that means.
The one on the right is an old label like this one

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#5 posted 09-14-2017 03:10 AM

Contact Gen. Finishes in Sun City Iowa.
They have a huge plant there.
You can take a sample of a finish that you’ve had good luck with, they’ll make you more.
Some of the most “high tech” analyizing gear I’ve ever seen.

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#6 posted 09-14-2017 01:15 PM

per GF, the RT label is approx 10 years old, basic same product, but formulations have changed and doubt ful its an exact match to the new one .

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#7 posted 09-14-2017 02:29 PM

thanks for your reply Charles… I guess there’s just no cutting corners, and as usual, the proof is in the testing.

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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