Customer Comments

Curtis,\r\nI have used your system three times since the MAPG. I have been extremely pleased with the process and the quality of the blanks I stabilized. The system works just like your demo and with that kind of success, I am a very satisfied customer.\r\nEnjoyed meeting and working with you at the MAPG!\r\n\r\nBill Sampson,Richmond
Bill Sampson
Richmond, Va
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:D However many stars there are, this is what Curtis gets. Top notch product and always willing to assist with advice. Thanks Curtis!
Joe Fyffe
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This is an amazing product so easy to use, even easier to mix. The results are great and penetration is exactly as shown in the videos. Thanks for a great product and service, Jack "Pappy" Lewis....
Jack \
Lilbourn, MO.
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Thank you so very much for the great product, for the diy stabilizer! It works awesome!8)
Andrew W Ward
Bridgton, Maine
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The product was delivered perfectly and fast. The product is as advertized. I have not tried it as of yet, but all looks to be a solid product. I'm glad you are in business and offer these products. Thank you Brian
Brian Roth
New York
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great product, but awesome service, .. i had wanted the 'juice' by the weekend, so i selected '3day ups' which was an upcharge, with in minutes of placing order, curtis called me.. told me the shipping time from him to me was 2-3 days anyway and he was refunding the shipping difference .. thanks
wayne syler
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This stuff works great I was able to use on a couple of sets of knife scales they were mesquite. I sanded them down to 1500 then put a coat of super glue of it to fill the grain looks great. Great product and fast shipping.
Dustin Williams
Orange, tx.
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Sorry it took so long for the review Curtis so here we first time ever stabilizing wood would not try anything else wonderful product and wonderful person to deal with not only did everything work the way Curtis said he helped me get an old vacuum pump going. Thanks again will be placing an order real soon as I am in need of more juice. Mike Morton
Mike Morton
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Great product (MesquiteMan\'s Cactus Juice) for stabilizing the wood blanks I use to make gun grips. I have tried other stabilizers and this is the best I have used. Thanks again.
Tim Perkes II
Orem, UT
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I ordered a quart of Cactus Juice of which I haven't tried yet, so I can't comment of that. But I can comment of the great customer service. I received my order fast & it was well packed. I will definitely buy from him again.
Walker, Louisiana
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I am more than pleased with the blanks. I will be purchasing more in the near future. I am keeping watch on your inventory. Is it possible to get a notice out to me when new blanks become available? Thanks again
Broussard La
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Super Fast shipping and spot on order. Thanks Curtis!!!
Jason Emory
South Carolina
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We like the product and the service. Thanks Curtis.
Dennis Sims
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You have always been "top notch " to work with. Shipping is extremely fast and orders are processed asap. Highly recommend
wayne fitch
weatherford, tx
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I have purchased various pen blanks from Curtis for about 3 years now, and have been disappointed. His products are the best out there, of their type. Have had numerous conversations with Curtis, and his customer service is some of the best. Recently purchased a vacuum chamber and accessories, and am further impressed with the quality, fit and finish of it. Turntex is a great company to deal with.
Tom Heard
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Again, thank you very much for your quick ship while you are on vacation. The cactus juice sure works great on my maple burl wood. I have even tried dying some of this burl and it penetrates throughout the wood. Thank you for the order. Vit
Vit R.
St. Paul, MN
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I don't generally write reviews, but since I have been so impressed with this outfit I decided to take the time to give my thoughts. I've ordered Cactus Juice from Curtis a couple of times now, and have been consistently impressed with both his product and shipping times. I've used a number home stabilization techniques and Cactus Juice is hands down the best home stabilizing product I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Beyond that shipping is always extremely fast, I can never believe just how quickly my order arrives. Thanks Curtis for all your hard work and for bringing such a wonderful product the realm of hobby use.
C. Rule
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I haven't used it yet but I received my juice Thursday and I ordered it Wednesday crazy fast shipping. Also it is nice to receive a hand signed thank for ordering receipt. Can't wait to try it I haven't heard anything bad about your product.
Dustin Williams
Orange, Texas
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Sir, Just wanted to say how impressed I am that a placed order is delivered the next day. That is why I like to do business with small, one man or family owned suppliers. They take care of business like I do because it's their livelihood. Kudo's to you and much appreciated !! Mike Sharpe
Big Bad Mike
Horse Country, TX
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I have today recived my first shipment of Cactus juice. Looking forward to try it.:D
Torgeir B. J.
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Flawless Victory. Everything I ordered worked as stated. Curtis was a pleasure to do business with and I will be back to purchase again and again. Thanks for the great service and products.8)
Garett Finney
Loomis, California
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Thank you very much, for the quick shipping, and great product. It is the easiest and best way to stabelize wood blanks! 8)
Andrew W Ward
Bridgton, Maine
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I pre ordered the vac chamber from Curtis and waited the 2 to 3 months for shipment. When i got it in the mail i was pleasantly surprised from the packaging which was pretty neat how everything was well protected from damage. The vac chamber was better than i thought it would be with its rounded edges and custom wood top. Thanks for the attention to detail and it was worth the wait. Thanks Steve
Steve P
New York
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As is usually the case with Curtis, he exceeded my expectations. The vacuum chamber is beautifully crafted, and it works perfectly. Curtis is always giving with advice when I have called, and is a credit to our craft. I hope he gets filthy rich, ...but he better make'em a little faster if that's going to happen. Thank you for restoring my faith in quality craftsmanship! Lauren
Lauren Rants
Draper, Utah
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fast delevery on the last order. great stuff
mike igo
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Curtis is fantastic to deal with and his products are second to none. He just does not sell you the product and leave you to try to figure things out all on your own. He provides very informative videos and world class telephone and email support to get you going in the right direction. His responses have been very timely and very complete to any and all of my questions. Thanks to him and his products, I am producing the stabilized blanks I wanted to produce and they are coming out as good, or better than I hoped they would. For me, there is no other supplier to deal with when it comes to stabilizing my wood products. Thank you very much Curtis for your quality products and your excellent Support.:) Sincerely Fred Strauss Vice President Busy Beaver Lumber, A division of F & K Designs
Fred Strauss of Busy Beaver Lumber
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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~~100%~~ All I can say is 100% , Turn Tex Woodworks and Curtis O. "MesquiteMan" Seebeck 100% . Products and the Man are 100% ! Buy a product, need help call him , 100% Did I mention 100% ? :D
Larry L. Wilkinson
Coldwater ,MI
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Recently purchased a pen chamber from TurnTex. An amazingly well put together vacuum chamber. I am quite impressed with the construction and it's ability to hold a vacuum. All others I have used are sub-par in comparison. As a side note - cactus juice is another top notch product. TurnTex will receive ALL my business for future stabilizing needs...
Jason Stedwell
Auburn, AL
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Thanks so much Curtis for an incredible product. I was impressed by the quality of the tank. It works great too. The Cactus Juice is wonderful. Using it the first time I knew it was a great product. You can have a piece of wood that is falling apart and then vacuumed with the Juice and heated in toaster oven. You don't even need a finish, just sand to how ever shiny you want the finished product to be. Deputy Sheriff Eric Ward
Eric Ward
Mabank, TX
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I am very satisfied with the equipment and the end result. Curtis is great to work with and will explain anything and everything you ask about.
T. Quiram
Central Illinois
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Well, so far I haven't "turned" anything that I've stabilized with Cactus Juice. I did run two batches thru (one clear, one with red dye) and they seemed to stabilize well. I'm using a 2 stage 5 CFM Rotary Vane Vac pump and a converted 2 gallon aluminum cooking pot I use as a "chamber". It pulls down to 29.5 inches so yeah, it sucks! (I live at 33' above sea level) I'll be gettin' back to you as soon as I get a chance to turn some of my blanks. I do have to say, I like how easy it is to clean-up everything afterwards, just rinse with water !!
Fountain Valley, Ca.
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Cactus Juice is awesome! I've been able to stabilize some pine that I've had for a special project that I haven't been able to turn without it blowing out. Now it turns as smooth as butter! Good stuff! My only regret is not ordering more.
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I make custom pool cues and a few knives and use the catcus juice for various applications. Curtis provides excellent customer support and a good product. If you are a first time user or want to switch from your current method, I would highly recommend TurnTex products. Dennis Cash Cash Customs
Dennis Cash
Wichita Kansas
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Thanks for a great transaction!! Wish we had more suppliers like you. I plan to buy one of your vacume tanks in the near future. Keep up the good work Larry Inman
Larry Inman
Greers Ferry Ar.
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I purchased my first 'sample' of Cactus Juice last February (2013). I bought a quart just to give it a try. I had been messin' about with all sorts of other approaches to impregnate reel seat blanks for use on custom bamboo fly rods and nothing was working. I've been a pretty serious amateur woodworker for quite some time so I've had experience with impregnation techniques such as PEG, Plexiglas/acetone, diluted PVA, etc and I was able to get each of these techniques to work to a certain extent. But they all had significant downsides associated with them. Curtis' Cactus Juice represents a substantial, and very welcome, improvement over all the other techniques I've ever tried. There's essentially no mess, you can take your time or do it quickly, and most importantly -- the stuff works, consistently good and predictable results. I just ordered and received my second quart.
Bryan Coles
Whitefish, MT
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[b][/b]Great service.\r\n
Phil miller
La crosse, Wi.
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This was my first time to stabilize my on wood,this stuff works great.I would recommend Cactus juice to anyone,and the service is great,thanks again for all the help.
John Hyde
Scottsboro Al
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Very fast and prompt shipping. Spoke with Turn-Tex on the phone for clarification on some stabilization points. He was great, willing to share and offer tips and suggestions. I have not had a chance to use the cactus juice as yet as the temp chamber (pickle jar) was dropped and broken Saturday. Looking forward with much anticipation for the arrival of my chamber. Still searching for a good reasonable source for wood to stabilize......
Dennis McManaman
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I purchased the large tank, small insert and a gallon of juice. When the package arrived, I found it very well packed. No damage at all which was a good sign. When I ordered the equipment, I had expected good quality components as a result of reading the descriptions and looking at the pictures on the web site. I was very impressed with the quality of what I found when I unpacked my box. Everything is very professional and the quality exceeded my expectations. Great Job by TurnTex. Now I just need to start using it to see the results of the juice. Thanks for a great product, Scott
North Georgia Mountains
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Cactus Juice does just what he says. It allows me to do pens out of many of the woods I like best but are too soft to work with. The process is not difficult and the results are excellent. Dave
David Walsh
Dover Pennsylvania
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This is my third order of cactus juice. I love it. Thanks Curtis
Oklahoma City
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Thanks for sending my order so fast.I could not be any happier with my vacuum chamber and cactus juice.I have stabilized several hundred blanks with no problems.Thanks for you good service & products. Thank You William Taylor
william taylor
pearsall tx
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Great products. Easy to use with very good results. All worked as promised. Really better than I expected. \r\nMade a vacuum chamber out of a large pickle jar and a brake bleeder pump. Will move up to a better chamber soon.\r\n:)
Dan Metzler
South FL
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The cactus juice is great, I used it on a piece of antler today and you can really feel the difference. It when from a light dried up bone feel to a solid feeling material that feels good in the hand. Its very easy to use and works better than I anticipated. Thanks for a great product.
Craig Falls
Citrus county, Florida
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I am very happy with the product and service provided. The cactus juice works great stabilizing porous materials, I will be back to purchase more in the future. Thank you!
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I recently got my order of Cactus Juice and had well over a dozen scales I wanted to infuse. Following the directions, I put 2 sets through the process. I didn't have the success I'd hoped for and went back and revisited the steps. As it turned out, I was only able to achieve 23 Hg and the directions clearly say 28 is the number to reach. I called Curtis and we spoke for around 45 minutes about how to get better results. Excellent customer service, in the process of taking advice to make the next round a success.
Curtis S
N Texas
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I recently received a stabilizing tank from Curtis, and I couldn't be happier!!! As soon as I started unpacking the parts,I could just see I purchased a top quality products. The millwork and machining are very clean. The parts all fit nicely, and are well thought out. I am very picky about things I buy, and as my wife tells me, I set my standards high. I honestly can't find a single thing to nit pick!! I almost don't want to use it, but I will!! The system will be used for stabilizing reel seat blanks for the bamboo fly rods I make. I have recently started making knives as well, so it looks like I will be stabilizing my knife scales with this tank. Curtis was also very helpful before and after the sale with very good sound advice in regards to the process and additional tooling such as vacuum pumps. I would not, and will not hesitate to purchase additional tanks and product from Turn Tex in the future. Turn Tex is on my list of "Go To" suppliers. In a nutshell.........very well done and professional!! Thanks again, Paul McRoberts
Paul McRoberts
Napa, California
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Curtis is great to do business with, he has a wealth of knowledge that he is more than willing to share. I have spoken to him numerous times both on the phone and thru email and he has helped me with every question that I have had. The workmanship in his vacuum chambers is fantastic mine works flawlessly. I look forward to doing more business with Turntex Woods. Thanks for all the help Curtis.\r\nRickey
Rickey Lowery
Monroe, LA
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The chamber appears to be everything advertised, very nice finished package and well constructed. I have yet to attach to a pump and try it out, and probably will not be able to for some time as this is coming to my busy time( no time for hobbys). I was dissapointed in the time it took to arrive and hope the function more than makes up for the wait.
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Great professional business ethics, greatly appreciated for your honest and fast service Curtis. Thank you Gaetano
Gaetano ( Guy ) Moschella
Samford Valley Queensland Australia
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