My experience is TB III is runnier than Elmer's WW glue or TB II. I
like it that way, and find it easier to use and spread. I only bought
it once, a few years ago, and used it for a couple of years, with no
apparent problems. I have also used Elmer's WW glue that was pretty
dang old with zero problems, and once, someone gave me a gallon of TB I
guess TB 1 and I had it for I bet 20 years. I used it only on scrap
stuff, or non important stuff, and it worked fine.
I just bought a container of TB II to replace the TB III I had used up,
I did it because Leon said III wasn't as strong, or as good. Now, I
wish I had bought the III, first because I like the runniness and the
longer work time, and second because it is water resistant. I never
really had a problem with regular Elmer's Cabinetmakers glue on outdoor
furniture, cutting boards and so on, so the water "proof" qualities I'm
not too concerned about. Nothing I've made with TB III shows any signs
of failure, but the Elmer's has 40-50 years w/o failure, so it will be a
long time after me before I can say the same for TB. I'm rather
confident all TB and Elmer's and most all similar glues will work fine,
and long past there expiration dates.
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There was no question on the separated old container here; the top (very
thin layer) was just water essentially and that which ran over the
essentially solids in the bottom was warm syrup consistency...
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