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I liked the plastic wrap idea, too!

Cheers,
Linda
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On 2/1/19 9:21 AM, Bruce Bartrug wrote:
> Michelle Schwengala:  I have put a dollup of thought into a different 
> cap, but to date it involves a separate removable cap liner. :)
>
> Linda:  I'm with you on the small is beautiful.  I wish someone would 
> make a liquid mask in a 10ml size, perhaps in a bag of 5 or 10 of 
> these.  I've tried putting a film of water on Pro White....another 
> substance I wish came in 10ml size, and it does work.  But draining it 
> off to put 4 or 5 thin layers on a piece of masonite seems more 
> trouble than it's worth.  I'm going to try saran wrap screwed on under 
> the lid and over the cap threads.  At least that has the advantage of 
> being lifted off before the dried flecks begin falling. Thanks for the 
> suggestion, though.
>
> Bruce
>
> On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 9:52 AM Linda Feltner <[log in to unmask] 
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>
>     You bring up a good point, Bruce. Why by the "economy vat" when
>     you know you aren't going to use it.  It's the same way I feel
>     about maskoid or liquit frisket, or super glue. It's going to dry
>     up after a few uses and be wasted if I by the large size. So I get
>     the small size, pay a wee more, and start fresh each time.
>     We become "trained" when small to economize, and it works for
>     toothpaste, but not sure it works for some art materials.
>
>     Have you thought of filling the gesso container with water on top
>     of the gesso. gently gently, so it doesn't soak into the product,
>     but displaces the air that dries it out?  It doesn't have to be
>     filled to the brim, just a 1/2" coat. Then gently suction, absorb
>     with a paper towel,  or pour it off.  If some water gets in, at
>     least it will just make the gesso thinner, not degraded.
>
>     Cheers, and I hope you work it out.
>     Linda
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>     On 1/31/19 5:50 PM, Bruce Bartrug wrote:
>>     Thanks, all.  If the jar gets tipped it undoes any attempts at
>>     cleaning the cap before closing it. However the saran wrap sounds
>>     like a great idea, and I'll give it a try.  I have an artist
>>     friend in SCarolina that began buying gesso in gallon jugs for
>>     this very reason, but a gallon is much more than I'd probably
>>     ever use.
>>
>>     Thanks again,
>>     Bruce
>>
>>     On Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 7:18 PM Michelle Schwengala
>>     <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
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>>         If you have a suggestion for an alternate product design,
>>         consider dropping the folks at Golden a line about it. Over
>>         the last few years, some of their staff members  (including
>>         someone in the Golden family) have done product demos at my
>>         local (very small!) art supply store and they sound very
>>         receptive to thoughtful input from customers.  Be (or at
>>         least suggest) the change you want to see!
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>         Carry on, beetle.
>>
>>         On Jan 31, 2019, at 6:59 AM, Bruce Bartrug
>>         <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
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>>>         Hi,
>>>
>>>         I'm so annoyed with Golden Gesso.....not the product
>>>         especially, but the container in which it's sold. Unscrew
>>>         the cap and cured gesso immediately cracks into hard chips. 
>>>         A few of which always seem to find their way into the coat
>>>         I'm applying. Suggestions?
>>>
>>>         bab
>>>
>>>         -- 
>>>         Bruce Bartrug
>>>         Nobleboro, Maine, USA
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>>>         •The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do
>>>         evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.  -
>>>         Albert Einstein
>>>         •In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies,
>>>         but the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King
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>>     evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.  - Albert
>>     Einstein
>>     •In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but
>>     the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King
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> because of those who look on and do nothing.  - Albert Einstein
> •In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the 
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