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Old 04-21-2008, 11:37 PM   #21
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that is a verry good idea, i have been glass etching off and on for 20+ years and never thought of that. but i did think of these.

these are ones i did a couple of months ago



this is a 1 gallon jug i did for wine making



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Old 04-22-2008, 01:49 AM   #22
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that is a verry good idea, i have been glass etching off and on for 20+ years and never thought of that. but i did think of these.

these are ones i did a couple of months ago



this is a 1 gallon jug i did for wine making


Wow, those are SHARP!!!! If I get bored this summer I might have to give that a shot. Some generic label on the bottle and leave a spot where I can just put the beer name on some masking tape? Ok, not as classy, but still cool....


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Wow, those are SHARP!!!! If I get bored this summer I might have to give that a shot. Some generic label on the bottle and leave a spot where I can just put the beer name on some masking tape? Ok, not as classy, but still cool....
Everyone knows in order to be classy you have to use duct tape!!
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Everyone knows in order to be classy you have to use duct tape!!
Between duct tape, JB weld, and baling wire/twine, thare aint NOTHING out there you cant rig or fix
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this is SICK!
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Old 04-22-2008, 03:21 AM   #26
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Very cool. Does that stuff work on bathroom mirrors?

I could blur out the area where my "what nots" reflect when I step out of the shower.
lol funny ****!
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Old 04-22-2008, 05:00 AM   #27
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Very nice idea. I love the things homebrewers come up with. I am a bridge/highway designer by trade and its great to be part of a community of problem solvers. Homebrewers of the world UNITE!
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Old 04-22-2008, 04:52 PM   #28
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Darnit, now I need to spend more money to get glass etching chemicals cause this looks too cool, sometimes I think I spend more money by reading these forums than I save from the cool tricks I learn.

Very sharp looking carboys btw
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Old 04-22-2008, 05:41 PM   #29
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Let the contest for the best looking carboy begin. Is it only in white? We have this stuff called Thermomark we use to etch on glass with our lasers. Just paint on, then laser mark. Everything not hit with the beam just wipes off. Military uses it to mark Humvee windows. Be too hard to mark the roundess of the carboy though with consistency
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Sweet! I've got a bunch of one gallon jugs that I'd love to do this to, so it would just be a matter of coming up with a decent stencil. Hmmmmmm, anybody have success with that, or is masking tape really the way to go?


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