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Old 01-18-2010, 06:14 PM   #1
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Cleaning up from yesterdays brew I noticed I have a rip in the bag about the size of a quarter. So, I was wondering if I should have my wife try to sew it up or if anyone has a better idea on fixing it.
I've only used this bag 3 times and I'd rather fix it if possible as opposed to buying a new one.
Any ideas?


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Old 01-18-2010, 06:19 PM   #2
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geez I mean you've gotten 3 uses out of it. THose paint strainer bags are cheap, just pitch it. Why take a chance?


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Old 01-18-2010, 07:05 PM   #3
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Man, I thought I was cheap
Perhaps you could tie a knot at the hole.
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Man, I thought I was cheap
Perhaps you could tie a knot at the hole.
I prefer the term frugal...... Anything to save a buck.
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Why would you have your wife try to sew it? Can't you use a sewing machine, or (gasp) a needle and thread?
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Man, I thought I was cheap
Perhaps you could tie a knot at the hole.
I live a hour away from my "local" supply store. If I can rig equipment to save $20 in gas I'm game too.
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two words.

Duct tape!! that stuff fixes anything
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I toss my grain bag when I'm done with it. I mean, it's only .70 cents.
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Why would you have your wife try to sew it? Can't you use a sewing machine, or (gasp) a needle and thread?

I never operated a sewing machine.....Sorry, that's womans work..











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So was brewing, not THAT long ago...


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