How to pour Tamco reducer without spilling?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:26 pm
I am relatively new to this home painting and am learning a lot from this site. I have purchased a lot of supplies from Tamco after seeing how favorable the products are discussed here.

One thing I am having issues with though. Their square cans for reducer and clear coat don't have a protruding spout. There is a round opening on the lid of the can with a black screw in plug.

I have found it impossible to pour from the reducer (which is much less viscous) without the product dribbling down the side of the can.

I know this seems like a ridiculous topic, but it is quite wasteful of the product and messy as well.

Is there something I'm just unaware of that would make this annoying issue go away?

Thanks for your suggestions.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:57 am
A) Pour it in a separate mixing cup first
B) Refill old quart cans of the same product
C) Pour out the reducer with the spout up away from what your pouring into, not down low to let the make up air out (hope that makes sense)
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:50 am
My PPG supplier sells screw on spouts for their gallon cans.
They have some different sizes, they make it easy.
I use them to fill quart size cans that I actually mix from.
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