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Using cheap cans to make mop ink?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mesk_DSO, Dec 17, 2019.

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  1. Mesk_DSO

    Mesk_DSO New Member

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    I wanna make some good drippy ink and each time I try it turns out shit. So I wanna know if I could depressurize a cheap can and take the paint from it and use it in a marker or mop, has anyone tried this and how did it go, thanks.
     
  2. vegimite on toast

    vegimite on toast Elite Member

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    This is a general discussion forum, you gronk
     
  3. drapes1125

    drapes1125 Elite Member

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    MESK-I have no idea but im thinking that it might work.@@@@!!!!
     
  4. skkkrt

    skkkrt Member

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    Pretty sure it usually just makes the mop/marker explode or leak due to the left over pressure from the can
     
  5. Sankor

    Sankor Member

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    Open the can and let it sit out in the open for a day and mix it once an hour so it doesn’t dry.
     
  6. slick dick willy

    slick dick willy Senior Member

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    spraying any black paint worked well with my mop (kiwi or griffen) mixed with
    other ingredients like black speedball ink.
    remember to put nut, screw to blend the mix.
    not to much paint from the spraycan.
    unlock the little rubber thing on the nib of the mop.
    spraying the paint into the mop will make a mess.
     
  7. Sankor

    Sankor Member

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    This is my results, it’s kind of streaky you just have to give the mop a good squeeze.

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  8. GraffDaddy

    GraffDaddy Member

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    Nice that's pretty good what can did you use and also what marker? I like to do this stuff with my old clogged rusto cans works well in kiwi shoe polish
     
  9. Sankor

    Sankor Member

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    For the can I used an old can of black rustoleum. And then I went my local Micheal’s and found this very good mop body but sadly the nib isn’t as durable.

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