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Thread: Picking up Kermit Droppings.....

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    Picking up Kermit Droppings.....

    You know, them curlies of steel that get everywhere, stick to you clothes, get stuck in your shoe soles etc.....

    I know you can sweep them up, but some times it is just easier and faster to do this..........

    Get a strong magnet, and put it inside a thick plastic bag, then close the bag, and hold one to the bag, and dip the magnet into the mess of the chips on the floor etc.........

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    You get this.........

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    Then, pull the magnet out of the bag, the magnet stays clean........

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    and the Kermit droppings go in the bin.

    Simple and effective, not to mention cheap!

    Cheers!
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    If I could just find one that would work on aluminum.

    Nice restore on Kermit!
    "I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a
    friend...if you have one."
    --George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill

    "Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second..if there is
    one."
    --Winston Churchill, in response




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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Page View Post
    If I could just find one that would work on aluminum.
    Bruce, Its called a car tire.

    Stu I like you idea. It will save alot of time. Congrats on the restore.

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    Stu,
    Neat trick - now if I could just remember it when I need it!
    I also use a mat like this one pictured to keep the chips out of my shoes - especially since I'm the one that needs to clean them up! (The chips fall through the holes - I have yet to track one upstairs.)

    Wes

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    You know, every now and then there is just and idea you slap yourself for not thinking of before.... and this is one of those!

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