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Whole Leaf Tobacco

Fruit pectin

deluxestogie

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I do not think twice about reaching over and grabbing the elmer's glue and using it...
I believe all their formulations are not toxic, but some contain synthetic polymers (rubbery hydrocarbons). If you use it on any leaf that ultimately burns, then it can be stinky.

Bob
 

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I had difficulty dissolving Xanthan gum. How do you accomplish that, Randy?

Bob
Bob,
I put a bit, think 1/4 teaspoon, on the l lid of a small Tupperware and then spritz with distilled water. Mix with a toothpick, add water and mix again. The mush sucks up an unreal amount of water. I use it when the consistency is similar to warm butter. When I am done rolling I snap the Tupperware together and store it in the fridge, it lasts a few weeks before I need to toss it out.

Pete
 

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I've been using fruit pectin and find that it clumps too much even though I add lots of water. I recently started using the powder that comes with WLT wrapper leaf and I like that very much.
Is that powder what is commercially used or something else, where can I find that ?
 

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I believe it's bermacoll. The tiny packet that WLT includes with wrapper wraps several dozen cigars. Most bermacoll for sale on-line is for a massive quantity, like a pound or more.

Bob
 

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I believe it's bermacoll. The tiny packet that WLT includes with wrapper wraps several dozen cigars. Most bermacoll for sale on-line is for a massive quantity, like a pound or more.

Bob
several dozen ??? I didn't use much and I was only able to wrap 8 at the most .. I have another packet I don't see how I can get more than a dozen wrapped with it.
 

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I had difficulty dissolving Xanthan gum. How do you accomplish that, Randy?

Bob
Put the water in the microwave for 1 min then pour in the powder while stirring the water then keep mixing for a few min. There will still be lumps in it but just let it sit for 30min to 1 hr and they will dissolve.
 
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