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Old 11-07-2016, 12:05 AM   #1
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Are a mess waiting to happen.





Shot the whole can into my circular saw. Almost new can also. It put a big blob in a cardboard box the day before. I moved my saw and set it on top of it without noticing. What a mess.
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Shot the whole can into my circular saw. Almost new can also. It put a big blob in a cardboard box the day before. I moved my saw and set it on top of it without noticing. What a mess.
LOL been there. I still like the cans though.

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Jhellwig likes it in the can.
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Yup, learned that lesson too, except it was a winter coat. Now I either get tubes for the caulking gun or a squeeze tube.
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I like the can but the downside is you have to leave the straw on until it dries otherwise it might not work the next time you need it. I gotta get a better place for it in my Suburban. I need to get a milk crate to keep making paint PVC glue and this kind of stuff it.

It still isn't dry enough for me to dig it out of the saw yet.
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i had that problem with a cutting oil can, there was oil everywhere in the truck!
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I like using the aerosol can but it isn't worth the clean up.
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I use the little squeeze tubes.



I put the $5 cost into each job that I need silicone for. Whatever is left is all gravy.
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This is what I use with a caulk gun

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goes on white, dries clear. Stick a screw in the tip or screw a wire nut on tip and its good to go for next time.

**** pure silicone. That **** stinks and makes a huge mess.
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This is what I use with a caulk gun

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goes on white, dries clear. Stick a screw in the tip or screw a wire nut on tip and its good to go for next time.

**** pure silicone. That **** stinks and makes a huge mess.
I hate the way DAP lies about it's color. White is white, not clear.

I like Silicone and I believe it seals the best. What you posted is more for painting, IMO.
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I hate the way DAP lies about it's color. White is white, not clear.

I like Silicone and I believe it seals the best. What you posted is more for painting, IMO.

Youre right that is white. I posted the wrong one. This is the one I use and it dries clear. Been using it for years and never had an issue. Goes on white, dries clear.

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