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Adam D

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04-16-2014 08:04 PM

Topic tags/keywords: containers plastic repurpose yankee tip

I keep looking at all these plastic easter eggs that are all on sale now. It seems like such cheap little plastic containers could be handy as hell in the shop for SOMETHING, but I can’t think of anything clever. Any ideas?

-- Adam, Rochester NY


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#1 posted 04-16-2014 08:14 PM

Storage containers that are round or oval without a flat bottom are pretty well useless for storage IMHO I always steer clear of them.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#2 posted 04-16-2014 08:31 PM

I like that kind of puzzle.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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#3 posted 04-16-2014 08:47 PM

Maybe color coded screw containers for short screws.

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#4 posted 04-16-2014 09:48 PM

Good for target practice

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#5 posted 04-16-2014 09:57 PM

Heat a small nail or screw, push it through the plastic ends, let it cool.

Use as painters points when spraying finishes.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#6 posted 04-16-2014 10:00 PM

Fill them with concrete. While they are drying make a whopping big slingshot.
Then use them to try to knock some sense into liberals.

-- Michael: Hillary has a long list of accomplishments, though most DAs would refer to them as felonies.

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#7 posted 04-18-2014 04:49 PM

Save them for next Easter and all Easters to come. That will save you money. You could also use them at Halloween filled with candy; Use for Christmas ornaments; Poke small holes in them, fill with moth balls, glue shut with ca glue; put some beans or BB’s inside, seal and use as a maracas or baby rattle.

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#8 posted 04-18-2014 04:57 PM

Painter triangles.

-- -Dan

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#9 posted 04-18-2014 05:26 PM

Let them hatch and you have plastic chicks. Or, you can have a plastic omlette.

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#10 posted 04-18-2014 05:29 PM

My ex used to buy a brand of pantyhose that came in neat plastic eggs. I tried for years to think of a good use for them, but never did. They may be the one shape that’s totally useless.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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#11 posted 04-18-2014 05:45 PM

See post #4

-- Bill, central NY...no where near the "big apple"

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#12 posted 04-18-2014 05:50 PM

If you use them for target practice you have plastic whites and yolks splattered all over the place. Makes a big plastic mess. Nothing worse than plastic egg yolk.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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#13 posted 04-18-2014 06:19 PM

Buy lots and build a raft with them. Catastrophe and giant floods may come.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

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#14 posted 04-18-2014 07:52 PM

WAHAAAAAA! Give ‘em to a plastic chicken. She’ll sit on ‘em for years. :)
Bill

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#15 posted 04-18-2014 11:36 PM

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