1/2 pint paint cans...where to find? any suggestions

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Forum topic by Chris posted 11-03-2011 05:32 AM 3854 views 1 time favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-03-2011 05:32 AM

Hey guys i am looking for about a dozen 1/2 pint paint cans with the lids. I have searched high and low online but not really needing over 200+ cans. or either one gets the “must order $100.00 minimum”..

What am i to do with 200, 1/2 pint cans…goodness.

Where has the customer service went to in America that was so readily available in the 80s…come back 80’s and never leave again…

does anyone know of an outlet whereby i might order 12 of these cans and have them shipped to eastern NC?

Heck at this point i’ll take used cans.

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC.

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#1 posted 11-03-2011 05:38 AM

Try your local paint store, auto parts store that mixes paint for body work and an auto paint supplier. They will have cans and may be willing to sell you a few. Hope that helps.

-- mrg

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#2 posted 11-03-2011 05:48 AM

Here is a great shop that I have purchased from. There is a minimum order price, but if your looking for bulk, you really can’t go wrong with it:

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - -

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#3 posted 11-03-2011 06:58 AM

What are you going to put in them ?

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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#4 posted 11-03-2011 02:18 PM You have to buy $25 worth

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#5 posted 11-03-2011 02:33 PM

Automotive paint/tool supplier.
also have plastic with lids, no min.

-- Doug...

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#6 posted 11-03-2011 02:42 PM

I really do appreciate all of the genuine help and concerns in regards to such trivial matters. But i have looked high and low for some half pint cans, thus the quest for help.

I will probably end up purchasing from Spartan Packaging, seems to be the best deal yet.

Thanks for everything, Chris

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC.

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#7 posted 11-03-2011 02:56 PM

hobby lobby has these

not tin
but might work ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#8 posted 11-03-2011 02:57 PM

I have purchase from Spartan as well. They were really slow on the shipping, but other than that it was a good deal.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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