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Old 06-07-2010, 12:19 AM   #1
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We use quite a few twist off bottles. Can these be capped effectively? I'm assuming they can't get a good seal.

 
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Old 06-07-2010, 12:27 AM   #2
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I've capped a few of them on accident and they did seal, but it'll screw up your capper.

 
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Old 06-07-2010, 12:37 AM   #3
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That's good to know.......thanks!

 
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Old 06-07-2010, 12:48 AM   #4
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That's all I have here, no issues.
When you first cap them, the feel loose and are real easy to twist off but after the pressure builds a bit, you almost need a glove to twist em off. Hasn't hurt my capper as far as I can tell.

 
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Old 06-25-2010, 05:44 AM   #5
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reported above alreaday

As for the twist offs its all good if you use a bench capper. Just becareful. I have been cut very bad holding a thin twist off bottle that explodes in my hand while capping. I now where 1 leather glove [Mike Jackson style], and only use heaveyer returnables.
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Old 06-25-2010, 06:04 AM   #6
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+1 on the bench capper. Wing cappers don't often like twist off caps, but bench cappers work better with 'em.
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Old 07-10-2010, 02:52 AM   #7
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I have caped a few with plain caps and no problems but I caped several with some caps the were painted with a logo and they were very hard to cap. Not sure what is going on there.

 
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Old 07-10-2010, 01:34 PM   #8
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I use a Colonna bench capper/corker.
Caps my used twist-offs without a problem. Great seal.
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