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Seam Soaking Rig

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Post by JustJoe » Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:30 am

Thought I'd pass this along, been looking for a way to soak just the seam of a can for awhile now and finally came up with a reasonable and inexpensive solution. Well actually my wife did, she just doesn't know it yet. She came home the other day with these plastic corn cob butter trays, didn't think much of it tell we used them. I thought these would work great for soaking the seams on cans. The trays are only 4 for $ 1.00 at the Dollar Tree store.

Here's the tray.
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I marked the can seam on the top and bottom.
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The tray is tapered from end to end a little so I used spring paper clip to prop the can up tell it's even.Then I took a small measuring cup and added water until it was up to the marks on the top and bottom lids, noted how many ml.it took to get to that level. Emptied the water out and filled it with that amount of lemon juice.
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Re: Seam Soaking Rig

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Post by keithker » Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:37 am

@JustJoe Where are the before and after images.....love to see how it turned out....

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Re: Seam Soaking Rig

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Post by JustJoe » Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:25 pm

Before
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After, I’d rather have a cleaner seam with a couple of holes than a rusty one !
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Re: Seam Soaking Rig

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Post by keithker » Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:41 pm

@JustJoe were you saving that for a end of year bonus surprise? Looks good. Remind me about it all again.

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Re: Seam Soaking Rig

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Post by HiJax » Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:10 am

The clips are what put it over the top. Damn clever!

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Re: Seam Soaking Rig

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Post by canman65 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:45 am

Great work! I'll never buy a corn cob tray again... or at least eat out of one..

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