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Postby Miraiker » 28 Jun 2016, 20:10

For those of you who use enamel paint on your creations Pound land is currently selling paint in 175 ml tins. They have black, white and silver. It is called liquid gloss rather than enamel but I have tried it and it goes on and behaves far more like enamel than gloss.
Guess how much it is!
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Re: Paint

Postby Chris » 30 Jun 2016, 15:16

£2, that being £1 the tin and £1 the contents.

Well apparently that's how it used to work when Woolworths advertised nothing more than a shilling. This was the early days of Woolworths (sadly now gone but once the best supplier of puppetry needs) which my Dad used to tell me about. Apparently they had quite expensive items, but which were split into a series of components, none costing more than a shilling. Thus you bought pans with lids separately. This even applied to tools where I believe the hammer head and shaft were separate items. Now that's the way to do it.

Anyway, thanks for the tip.
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Re: Paint

Postby Miraiker » 30 Jun 2016, 18:50

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Woolworths nostalgia. How we miss it.

No it really is £1 a tin compared to the 14ml tin pictured next to it which is £1.75.
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