Help! cant open tube - metal caps at both ends

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Thu Aug 19, 2010 3:36 pm

They should administer this test instead of the SAT.
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Thu Aug 19, 2010 3:53 pm

I think it was MBW that started using them on a regular basis... or at least that is how I got mine.
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Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:25 pm

After going for a long walk in the woods to consult my spirit guides I came home to find all this help - thank so much!!! :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:

I found the seam a quarter of the way down and used my trusty x-acto knife to cut the plastic and the cap came right off. Lol, I am truly a newb :D
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Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:16 pm

I know this thread is 11 years old, but literally was the first result on Google for "open poster tube metal cap" and just saved me a lot of frustration. Hard to believe all the years I've been buying art and I just now encountered this monstrosity. I thought the tape was covering damage...not a seam.
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Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:48 pm

Wow, this thread survived and the Gif thread of tameness went away?

I jsut grab that metal cap with pliers and pull that bitch off.
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Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:52 pm

I used to put the shipping label over the seam.
A public relations nightmare

SLAPPED WITH FLIPPING
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Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:19 pm

Luls. Who even uses these chits anymore othan than dat donkey MBW.
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Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:01 pm

I dislike it when the tube ends are stapled.
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Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:15 pm

jjttdw wrote:
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:01 pm
I dislike it when the tube ends are stapled.
This and lady laz taping both ends of the craft roll to the inside of the tube are two of my biggest pet peeves when it comes to unpacking a tube.
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Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:17 pm

Prints rolled in bags is my current biggest peeve. Had one artist ship a print with the poster wrapped tightly in bubble wrap (which was then taped) instead of kraft paper. Never seen dat fudge before. Was a "fun" one to unwrap. I can't stand the staple fudge either.
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Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:21 am

Codeblue wrote:
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:17 pm
Prints rolled in bags is my current biggest peeve. Had one artist ship a print with the poster wrapped tightly in bubble wrap (which was then taped) instead of kraft paper. Never seen dat fudge before. Was a "fun" one to unwrap. I can't stand the staple fudge either.
print rolled properly in a tube then in a bag then in another tube (for waterproofing something high value) ok.

print just in a bag or with other moving parts inside the pack.. thats a no from me dawg

whats this staple fudge?
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Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:57 am

Heavy duty staples to hold caps in place. No tape needed. You just need pliers to take them out.
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Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:33 pm

Old mondo tubes with the metal caps n seam. I prob have a few still kicking around.
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Sat Sep 25, 2021 1:11 am

Seriously? Never thought is was a thing. People don’t have pliers, screwdrivers, or other suitable tools at home?
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