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De Denting

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I guess I'll post these Pics of Tru Blu for any newbie that hasn't seen it. Before & after Pics.
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Waved my Magic Wand & Ta Da ;)
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Re: De Denting

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What are you,some kind of wizard? Great job Leon :smt023

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Here's another that was pretty rough :eek: LEON.
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Here's the Encredible Melting can (a.k.a Schmidts)
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Might as well add the Monterey :roll:
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Wow Leon that's simply Awesome!!!!!! I love that Schmidt's can!!! Is that a Zip Top??
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Yes, It was a zip top. Tough can from Detroit. LEON.
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Your darn tootin that's a tough one!!!!!2000.00 tough on one dealers site!!!He also has a Colt Malt Lager zip top from Detroit bottom opened for 800.00! Is that alittle high??The book say's 150.00.
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Price a little high on Colt. Last I knew a mint 1+ tab intact bottom opened Detroit Schmidts tab would cost you less then $800 & that de dented on pictured sold for about $150 before dents were added & resold for about $135 after de dented.
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Might as well ad the Smashed Martins cone, Before & after Pics. Not done yet but 90%. LEON.
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Another one to add to Pics, did this one years ago. LEON.
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Some Schlitz I roughed in, they still need some work, not done yet. LEON.
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Amazing. When I was kid, I rolled the can up in many layers of newspaper to provide some support, then dropped a firecracker inside. The cans in your pictures are well beyond this trick.
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I'm blown away by your work. It's insane. Now I'm wishing I'd have kept some of the can's I chucked now.
Oh man I gotta learn the trick

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Found this post again just now and I'm still in awe at your de denting. I left a bunch of colorful sodas yesterday out in the woods and they didn't look half as bad as some here you worked on.

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Do me a favor, any badly dented sodas or beers with good color bring them back & send them to me. I'll fix them. LEON.
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Some more. LEON.
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Leon........That is just simply amazing work!!Man that is a nice :smt023 :shock: :smt023 :smt030 !
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Awesome pics but what are the techniques used??? Please share your knowledge.

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NVM. I see Scott has shared techniques on another chain.

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