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WTF am i weak?

Discussion in 'Eureka Fluid Film' started by johnnysnok, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. johnnysnok

    johnnysnok Member
    Messages: 46

    Ok i must say that yes this stuff is really fantastic and i have thrown out all of my WD-40 cans. I have 1 can remaining from the case i purchased last year. The smell is a little strange but it sure works!

    Any way my question is where do they get the tape from that holds the damn straw on? It's like super tape, you really need some force to get the darn thing out or have something to cut it with.
    Am i alone on this notion? Has anyone else fought the tape and lost??
     
  2. Dano50

    Dano50 PlowSite.com Addict
    from CA
    Messages: 1,270

    Good news! The tape will soon be a thing of the past! We've got a new straw holding cap! Thumbs Up

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  3. pvtben121

    pvtben121 Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    i have used this cap and love it now u dont lose ur straw
     
  4. pmorrissette

    pmorrissette Senior Member
    Messages: 175

    now that's cool !
     
  5. icudoucme

    icudoucme Senior Member
    Messages: 349

    haha yeah i had that issue with the tape. Out of 2 cases I think I ended up with 2 straight straws. i kept grabbing the straws with my leatherman to rip them out that tape is twice as strong as guerilla tape. My brother made me laugh. he said "If the stuff in the can is half as good as this tape I'll be impressed"
     
  6. TDBaird

    TDBaird Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    I can't even find any of my straws anymore.:cry:
     
  7. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,491

    Just pull the straw straight down, not away from the can.
     
  8. doo-man

    doo-man Senior Member
    Messages: 387

    I wish they could get the straw/spray tip like the ones I have seen on wd40 cans, kinda slick in that it flips up when you need it and down when you don't!!
     
  9. wildplow

    wildplow Member
    Messages: 31

    +1 on that...i like these cans
     
  10. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    +1 here too- that would be a great plus.
     
  11. SKYNYRD

    SKYNYRD Senior Member
    Messages: 420

    wanna borrow one of mine?

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  12. maelawncare

    maelawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    I lose every single one of my straws :(
     
  13. TDBaird

    TDBaird Junior Member
    Messages: 6

    Holy crap. How's come you save the caps?
     
  14. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    The last can I have left quit spraying with about half the contents still in the can. Now it just dribbles out of the nozzle. Boo.
     
  15. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    I have that happen on lots of cans, FF and others- I just cut the can open and use wither a pump bottle (windex type spray bottle a-la-WD-40) or a brush.
     
  16. SKYNYRD

    SKYNYRD Senior Member
    Messages: 420

    they're all new, never been used. it's a mix of ff and paint nozzles tho. never know when you might need a replacement. especially with the spray paint. i'm still using the straw from my very first can of ffwesport
     
  17. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    Just wanted to point out the WD-40 and Fluid Film are not the same type of product so I am not sure why you would throw out the WD-40. WD-40 is a "penetrant". Im not even sure that is a word, but it is used to free stuck items and get them moving again. Fluid Film is a lubricant/protectant. You use it before things get stuck. I always tell my dad, ya dont put wd-40 on things as a lube.......... that's not what it's made for.
     
  18. SKYNYRD

    SKYNYRD Senior Member
    Messages: 420

    they are def not the same product. i have loosened way more rusted bolts and such with fluid film then i ever have wd40. fluid film is the much better choice because it contains no solvents like wd40 therefor it does not evaporate.
     
  19. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    FF is a much better penetrant then WD. WD is a water displacement, hence the name.
     
  20. joyofFluidFilm

    joyofFluidFilm Senior Member
    Messages: 497

    hallelujah! :jester: