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Old 01-11-2008, 03:45 PM   #21
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when i bottle, i use regular paper and apply using milk as a glue
It doesn't smell at all? How do they stick when chilled in the fridge? I would imagine that putting them in a cooler with ice would be out of the question. This sounds great though. I like to label the bottles I give away, but those frequently come back, and the Avery labels I have been using for the past decade are sometimes harder to get off than the originals.
Thanks once again to HBT for making slap my forehead and say "why didn't I think of that years ago!"


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Old 01-11-2008, 04:22 PM   #22
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Milk: No smell, can be chilled in the fridge.


Try it.



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Old 01-11-2008, 04:22 PM   #23
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Using milk to attach labels sounds completely mad. I'm going to go try that now...

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Old 01-11-2008, 04:27 PM   #24
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Wow! It totally works. And once it's on, it looks a lot smoother than the labels I stuck on with glue.

Thanks guys. This place rules

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Milk
<---Shakes head and is going to try it next.

Does skim work as well as whole?

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<---Shakes head and is going to try it next.

Does skim work as well as whole?

Skim, 1%, 2%, Whole- Check!
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i just did this and it looks awesome. i'll report back regards cleaning, but it's only held on with milk, water and/or oxyclean will get 'em off.

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removing these labels is, of course, no problem. what a genius idea.

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when i bottle, i use regular paper and apply using milk as a glue

are we talkin whole or skim milk? or does it matter? I was thinking milk + flour = paste. Anyone ever try that?
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are we talkin whole or skim milk? or does it matter? I was thinking milk + flour = paste. Anyone ever try that?
I don't think the type of milk matters. And I don't think you'd need to add flour to the milk; the thing that impresses me about just using milk on its own is that it makes the label look very very smooth indeed (and also does a great job of keeping the label stuck). Glue can sometimes go a bit gloopy, which stops the label from going on completely smooth.


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