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Old 03-20-2007, 05:59 PM   #1
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I bottle in plastic green and brown PETs and I was wondering what, you people who do similar, use for labels. Essentially I'm looking for something that is easily applied and more importantly, removed. I've done up a tonne of labels in my time but never apply them to bottles because after the first whirl through I was po'd at the mess it created.

 
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Old 03-21-2007, 02:39 AM   #2

I recently discovered bumper sticker stock (used it on my Pale Rider APA). It's a little pricey but you can use a standard ink jet printer and it won't run. Once your through simply peal off the bottle and stick to the back of your car.

 
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Old 03-21-2007, 02:54 AM   #3
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I use removable label stock from www.onlinelabels.com which works good for me. The labels peel right off when they are dry. They do run if they get wet (printing with an inkjet).

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Old 03-21-2007, 04:04 AM   #4
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I recently discovered bumper sticker stock (used it on my Pale Rider APA). It's a little pricey
Hey Brewtopia.... the stock that they make bumper stickers from is a vinyl...one main brand name is fasson and they cal theirs "crack n peel". You can buy the stuff in rolls for a lot cheaper than pre-cut..maybe you can split a roll with another brewer or 2-3, and save yourselves a bundle

 
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Old 03-21-2007, 05:48 AM   #5

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Hey Brewtopia.... the stock that they make bumper stickers from is a vinyl...one main brand name is fasson and they cal theirs "crack n peel". You can buy the stuff in rolls for a lot cheaper than pre-cut..maybe you can split a roll with another brewer or 2-3, and save yourselves a bundle
I keg most everything and usually just bottle a 6 pack for beer swaps.

Good idea though. I'll check out the rolls.

 
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Old 03-21-2007, 04:08 PM   #6
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I use the Bumper Sticker too. Don't run and peel right off! Worth the price in my opinion
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Old 03-21-2007, 04:21 PM   #7
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black sharpie marker on the cap-no fuss
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Old 03-31-2007, 04:00 PM   #8
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I print mine on a laser printer using plain paper and apply them using the milk method. It holds the label on with no issues and its only milk so it also comes off easily when finished.

 
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Old 03-31-2007, 04:40 PM   #9
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If you submerge your bottles in ice and water you'll have to pick it up to read what type it is. I just label my caps as they can be seen while looking down.

Office Max: 1" circles, free downloadable Avery template for Word...adds a botton on Words toolbar. Based upon font size used can add 4 lines. Easy to use.

They also come in colors.
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Old 03-31-2007, 06:37 PM   #10
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have any of you tryed screen-printing on the bottle caps???

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