TRA #06578 L2, MDRA #0303
NAR #47992 SR L2, NARHAMS
Yes, sometimes they do.
I just used some Rustoleum paint that is 6 or 7 years old. Didn't want to
shake up, but the warm water soak helped.
NAR 55948 L2
Fort Collins, Colorado
In the very few instances where I have had them go "low fizz' I have put
the cans in a pan of warm water (about 120 degrees) and let the sit 15 or
so minutes. Then shake the heck out of them. They warm up quick and
DO NOT PUT THEM IN A PAN OF WATER ON THE STOVE. WARM THE WATER, TEST
IT AS YOU WOULD A BATH FOR A BABY, AND PUT THE CAN IN THE PAN ON THE
trying the old 'pierce the can and drain out the paint' trick, with a
certain amount of trepidation
DON'T do that. It's quite dangerous. Besides the danger of the can rupturing
about the pierce, there's a fire danger as well. 'Tain't worth losing an eye
over a buck's worth of paint.
samily at flash dot net
2. Set up a jig that has a power drill with a 1/16" bit being pressed
down upon the top of the can by gravity. This can be as simple as a dril
press with a weight tied to the lever. Turn on, walk away.
3. Wrap can with det cord.
> > Sometimes when I'm the suburban shopping meccas, I'll stock up on Krylon
> > (sometimes 30% extra!!) at Wal-Mart, etc. & now I'm wondering if they
> > around too long before I use em, can they go bad, ie. lose their
> Most definitely; however, it seems to take a while, years rather than
> months. (Mos' annoying, as I had a few cans of discontinued colours that
> are now pretty much useless. :P )
> trying the old 'pierce the can and drain out the paint' trick, with a
> certain amount of trepidation
TRA 8703 L2