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Old 02-18-2009, 05:19 PM   #21
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Looks great, except for the Hokie symbols! (uva alum here ) Thanks for the step-by-step, any problems with ink scratching off when you cap the bottle?
UVA huh? I won't hold it against you..ha
Anyway, here is a pic of one of the first caps capped on a bottle using a wing-type capper...

That ring you might see is not visible to the naked eye, but for some reason, the flash and lighting must have accentuated it. The pic does definitely show that the ink is safe even after capping.
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:57 PM   #22
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Thanks for the tutorial and the research to make these caps!

Now I've got 'another' project to work on.....

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Old 02-18-2009, 08:13 PM   #23
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Thanks for the tutorial and the research to make these caps!

Now I've got 'another' project to work on.....
I'm more than happy to contribute to the community. I figure I could give back in exchange for all the helpful things I've learned on HBT. I'd love to see anyone else's posted here if they are successful.
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Old 02-19-2009, 12:20 AM   #24
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This is a great idea, I may only do it for the few beers I give out now and then (most people just come to my house) for flare. Thanks for doing all of the hard work.

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Old 02-19-2009, 12:34 AM   #25
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Friggin' awesome. Thanks for the write-up!

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Old 02-19-2009, 01:06 AM   #26
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Great stuff, thanks for sharing!

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Old 02-19-2009, 10:34 AM   #27
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Subscribing to this for future use! Thanks!

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Old 02-19-2009, 02:37 PM   #28
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Thats really awesome except for the VT and UVA talk.

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UVA huh? I won't hold it against you..ha
Anyway, here is a pic of one of the first caps capped on a bottle using a wing-type capper...

That ring you might see is not visible to the naked eye, but for some reason, the flash and lighting must have accentuated it. The pic does definitely show that the ink is safe even after capping.
Thanx for sharing the how to should come in real handy for special batches.
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Old 02-19-2009, 04:07 PM   #30
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Fantastic! I already have everything I need, thanks to my other hobby! Gonna give this a try.

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