How do you open pvc glue?!?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by alexschultz1, Apr 21, 2013.

  1. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    I think I've come across a bunch of your work.
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  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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    Bingo you gotta carry one of these in every irrigation kit going out into the field. And a cloth to wipe the purple primer off of your hand when you open it with a tool.
  3. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    If you cannot open a can of glue or primer without destroying the container or getting the product all over the place, you may be in the wrong trade.
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  4. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    Isnt there a 1 800 number on the can?? LOL

    Channel lock with round "grabbing parts" will help.

    If you clean the rim of the can when your done for the day helps, If you dont use the stuff all the time buy the smallest can.
  5. clcare2

    clcare2 LawnSite Member
    from indiana
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    righty tighty lefty loosey
  6. RaulMcCai

    RaulMcCai LawnSite Member
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    I used to use channel locks
    Now I use a strap wrench. Much easier on the lid - more even compression.
  7. CL&T

    CL&T LawnSite Senior Member
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    Ask your wife to open it for you.
  8. Well there's always adjustable channel locks. then there is those rubber band wrenches that work well to.
  9. exmarkking

    exmarkking LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I always tap it up side down for a second or to and it opens right up.
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  10. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
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    channel lock pliers. No spillage or anything on my hands.

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