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I was using some spot filler on a project today. The smell is bothering my wife , and frankly this stuff stinks. Since the high outside was 12 and the low -7 I can't ta me it outside. Any suggestions for a alternative that doesn't have any fumes. Thanks for your help. 

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 I have used the Bondo brand of spot filler or glazing, didn't seem too bad.

But hobby brands, I use Squadron and sometimes Tamiya. Beware, the Tamiya shrinks.

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I have used nothing but Tamya putty. To prevent shrinkage I suggest thin applications and plenty of drying time in between applications. 

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Try the Tamiya Light Curing Putty, no smell, cures instantly with a light, easy to sand. I use the UV light I have left over from a Bondic glue pen. I put a bit of putty on a notepad and cover it with a lid from a spray can so it doesn't start curing. Then start filling what you need, fill, cure, sand, all within a few seconds of each other. Working on the new 1968 Chevelle I filled the holes for the mirror and door handles within a couple minutes and that was 3 rounds of fill, cure and sand. 

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5 hours ago, Mike Chernecki said:

Try the Tamiya Light Curing Putty, no smell, cures instantly with a light, easy to sand. I use the UV light I have left over from a Bondic glue pen. I put a bit of putty on a notepad and cover it with a lid from a spray can so it doesn't start curing. Then start filling what you need, fill, cure, sand, all within a few seconds of each other. Working on the new 1968 Chevelle I filled the holes for the mirror and door handles within a couple minutes and that was 3 rounds of fill, cure and sand. 

Interesting. I haven't come across this product (yet).

https://www.tamiya.com/english/products/87076light_curing_putty/index.htm

^^ I'll have to keep my eyes open for this in the hobby shop next time

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I'll have to look for that putty. I have just always used the standard white putty and didn't even know about the light-curing product. 

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Thanks for the tips. Going to have to try that Tamiya putty. My biggest issue is smell. My hobby room is right off our kitchen so smell is an issue.

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Perfect Plastic Putty and Vallejo putty are water based, so should have less of a smell. I have not used either one, so I suggest you look for reviews.

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I usually use green Squadron Putty.  Seems to work pretty well.  

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