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Glass Jars for Spray Guns

Glass Jars for Spray Guns

by Tim Olsen

Originally published in Guild of American Luthiers Data Sheet #91, 1978

Commercial spray guns, such as the DeVilbiss type MBC, typically use aluminum cans to hold the juice. Aluminum cans are lightweight and unbreakable. They are also expensive and inconvenient, in that they must be labeled; the contents can not be viewed without uncorking the cans.

By substituting glass jars for the aluminum cans, many advantages can be realized:

Jars are cheap.

Jars are clear, allowing one to observe the contents instantly, and to check for sediments, precipitates, jungjills, farfles, and other forms of grungus.

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