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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 4:33:05 PM on 4 February 2020.
Vintage Pete's avatar
 Location: Albury, NSW
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Due to the move I have a house full of boxes , tools , TV's ,radiograms all waiting to be put in their place, well I saw a tin of paint and I noticed the lid was not fully on so I gave it a tap with a hammer and out squirted a stream of white paint and where do you think it landed?.
Hmm yep on my grill cloth of my Kriesler!
Haha. I forget the words I used ,but I couldn't say it on here anyway!
Pete


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 5:14:50 PM on 4 February 2020.
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I don't think I'd forget the words I would have used but they would have been limited to two or three and repeated a few times. Shock


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 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 5:51:52 PM on 4 February 2020.
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 Location: Albury, NSW
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Yes they had that pH sound to them!
Never mind I may get the cloth clean ,see how it looks when it is dry.
Pete


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 7:50:10 PM on 4 February 2020.
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Reminds me of a guy I know who you never want to be around paint. I have lost count of the number of times he's dropped, or knocked over a can of paint. If there's a can of paint anywhere near him, the outcome is inevitable. Told me one day "I'm no good with liquids". I said that might be the understatement of the century.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 9:51:24 PM on 4 February 2020.
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 Location: Albury, NSW
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Oh no Pete

I hope it was water paint......

I am going to have to come around and see your stuff once you get settled.

TV's Radiograms, records.......
All my kinda stuff


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 10:29:31 PM on 4 February 2020.
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 Location: Albury, NSW
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All good , I got it off almost the instant it happened , I will have to buy a new tooth brush though ! I may not bother stuff it.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 11:31:10 PM on 4 February 2020.
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Water based Acrylic not so bad, if it dries Metho will destroy it. NB. It also attacks Nitrocellulose finish.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 8 · Written at 10:09:32 AM on 5 February 2020.
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 Location: Werribee South, VIC
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I've had the bottom rust out of paint tins and leave a trail of paint from the shelf to the bench before I noticed it.
Why don't they use plastic containers??


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 9 · Written at 11:14:28 AM on 5 February 2020.
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 Location: Albury, NSW
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Safe in the mixer with all the shaking.
Many mixer's are very old in work shops.
But it was my boo boo, normally I would put a rag over it and then tap it.
Good news it all came off the grill cloth though


 
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