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Old 01-01-2019, 11:33 AM
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Default Unclogging Paint Cans

Found this on another site. YMMV, but I'm going to try it next time the clog is in the can instead of the nozzle.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mqw...Ma9QKwO31yxT0oU
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Old 01-01-2019, 12:39 PM
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Very interesting. I'm going to try that with some old Pactra 'namel and Aero Gloss sprays that I know are full but plugged.
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Old 04-17-2020, 09:35 AM
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Default Paint Can Rack!

I know all you paint and rocket geeks are going to like this because it also accomodates household paints! It is a rattle can rack!

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I gotta have that! (Or make one)
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Old 04-17-2020, 11:03 AM
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I want an original Pactra Aero Gloss Can rack. One for jars/bottles would be neat too.
I have enough cans to fill one.
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Old 04-17-2020, 12:55 PM
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I have scrap wood and a set of forstner drills .
Pactra cans just nee a smaller drill.

I think I will make one!

OMG I am soooooo bored.
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Old 04-17-2020, 01:40 PM
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I made these racks over the past year. Bored? Yes ... but they come in handy.

1. Decal Prep Station — solutions, brushes, spray bottle, and fine tweezers
2. Sanding Sealer station — several brush sizes
3. Glue Bottle Inverter — saves time awaiting glue to run to tip
4. Small Paint Bottle holder — prevents tipovers.
5. Epoxy Bottle Inverter — see #3 above.

Will I build a Paint Rack? Yes! (But I better make the spice rack that my wife has griped about for years, and every time she digs thru a storage tote trying to find the spice she wants ...)
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The spray paint rack looks wonderful. I just have cans stacked on the floor....

As for the "Glue Bottle Inverter"...I just use scraps of BT-55 and BT-60 for that. Not quite as secure, but it works.
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I have scrap wood and a set of forstner drills .
Pactra cans just nee a smaller drill.

I think I will make one!

OMG I am soooooo bored.

Before I scrolled down and saw your post I was thinking Gordy will now have a new product to sell!
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Old 04-17-2020, 03:51 PM
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This doesn’t really apply, but I’m reminded of saying of a friend of mine who has an incredible machine shop at home.

“Why buy something readily available, when you can make it for twice the price?”

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