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The Future isnt as Klear now.
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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2008 - 08:51 AM UTC
Hi all.
A couple of interesting threads on Armorama at the moment which will be of interest to everybody.
Johnsons Klear In The UK
Johnsons Klear(Future) To Be Discontinued?
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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2008 - 09:41 AM UTC
A quick Trip to Dyas and Wilko's at the weekend is due me thinks. Any ideas how long it keeps??

Andy
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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2008 - 10:24 AM UTC

Hi Nigel,

It'll be a real pity if it vanishes, but I wouldn't be too surprised, it's not a particularly good floor polish, but it is good for modelling, maybe they should rebrand it as a gloss coat. So I guess it'll be a quick nip down to Wilco's for a supply.....

Jason
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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2008 - 09:21 PM UTC
Disturbing news indeed, although I'm sure that modellers will find an alternative. What about the product that is about to be launched from that new company, "Miracle Paint Masks". I sent an email and asked Johnsons for the ingreediants so that I can produce "Klear" myself. I thought that it was worth a go but they will probable want a squillion quid for me to do so, worth a try though

Mal
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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2008 - 09:54 PM UTC
I have a fairly full bottle, but will see if I can pick up another this weekend.

What will all the squaddies do now lol, lol. Excellent stuff for tapping your boots if you know how to apply it and you're a bit pushed for time. Got a 'Hightly Recommended Boots' from a Major General no less on my last Guards Depot Major Generals Inspection many years ago , if only he had known lol, lol.

Cheers

Al
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Posted: Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 01:33 AM UTC
Well Sam and I got two bottles each "just in case" and maybe some more next week end. I do wish people would stop emailing SC Johnson though , they might suddenly realise how popular it is for modelling and increase the price for the remaining bottles that are out there I can see it now at Telford, secret under the table sales of Klear or "pushers" selling it like a drug

Andy the stuff does keep for a long while, I think I had a bottle for three years with no problems (except for running out of it)
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Posted: Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 02:18 AM UTC


We'll be seeing it on the bay of e at £100 a bottle
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Posted: Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 03:21 AM UTC
I had a day off in Leeds yesterday and there was a Wilko opposite the hotel.
Err,,,,well,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
They used to have 6 bottles on the shelf but they are stashed in my flightcases now!

People told me that doing Klear would make me feel good,,,but I can give it up anytime I want......................cant I?,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,cant I???

Nige
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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 02:42 AM UTC
Wilkos in Doncaster now has no bottles of Klear. I took 10 off the shelf and asked if they had any more Might be a bit over the top buty I wont have any qualms about offering it in small bottles when the production stops. It might mean that the upsurge in sales make Johnsons think again I have enough to bathe in so I don't care

Mal
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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 03:26 AM UTC
Who needs Future .
Andy

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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 02:55 AM UTC
Andy.

Some of us don't have access to those sorts of chemicals, and have to by Klear, but no one's gonna get any from Dartford Wilkos in a hurry (cue maniacal laughter......)

Andy
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 04:58 AM UTC
I don't know quite why Johnsons said Klear was being sold only through Wilkinson's and Robert Dyas. I've seen it in my local Sainsbury's and have bought it from the rather wonderful Turtle's in Croydon. Look everywhere you can, I guess...
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 05:52 AM UTC

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Andy.

Some of us don't have access to those sorts of chemicals, Andy


Hi Andy,
You can probably get this or something similar from most dedicated cleaning stores.

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I don't know quite why Johnsons said Klear was being sold only through Wilkinson's and Robert Dyas. I've seen it in my local Sainsbury's and have bought it from the rather wonderful Turtle's in Croydon. Look everywhere you can, I guess...


Like Klear, unfortunately Turtles won't be around much longer either . Sainsbury's still stock it at the moment and I swear I have seen it in Asda as well.
Andy
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 10:47 AM UTC

Think I got 2 open bottles to go with my 6
aye
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 11:08 AM UTC
Morrisons in Leek now has lighter shelves, I did leave one bottle behind though
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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 05:40 PM UTC
Remain calm! Here in sunny(for a change) California, I just got the 'NEW' Pledge with Future Floor coating.
It's the same as the old stuff.
Looks like the name' Pledge' just for market recognition/sales enhancement.
Same label,contents,directions,etc.

Now go gloss up everything on your shelf with your 9 literes of floor polish!
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Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 09:52 AM UTC


Just been to my local Asda, and they've got loads sitting on a shelf, (and it's still there...), no shortage as yet..............