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  1. #16
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    Jan 2008
    Northwest Ohio
    I fill these from a gallon jug. Holds 12 ounces of glue, takes very little effort to squeeze, less than a buck at Walmart.

  2. #17
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    Apr 2013
    Kansas City
    I can't keep the tip clean so I usually just pour an amount I think I need into a empty yogurt container and dip my brush from there.

  3. #18
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    Jan 2009
    Westminster, co
    I do not know how much you want to spend - but you should check out the Pizzi system

  4. #19
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    Jun 2005
    Shorewood, WI
    I got tired of unclogging glue bottles, and now use widemouth plastic jars with a rubber band around them to hold an acid brush. For larger areas, I can just pour it on and spread with a plastic card.

  5. #20
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    Mar 2019
    Los Angeles, California
    I use a gallon jug of Titebond, and pour what I expect to need into a small say 3oz plastic cup. This cup is set inside a counterbored (use a forstner bit) piece of scrap long enough to hold a glue brush with a notch to hold the brush. Yeah, depending on the project and my eye, I might waste an ounce of glue. This little accessory holds all the glue I need for small projects and keeps the brush off my work bench. You can buy the cups HERE:

    I made a larger version for bigger glue ups which holds 5-6 ounces of glue and my trusty notched credit card or a larger brush.

    The basic design looks like this:

    Glue Gup Keeper.jpg


  6. #21
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    Dec 2006
    Flint, TX
    Check out the Glue Bot glue dispensers from Fastcap.

    I use them and find that I can be very precise in placing a bead of glue where wanted.


  7. #22
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    Sep 2016
    Modesto, CA, USA
    I have a stainless steel barbecue pot with a brush in the lid. How about those pneumatic injection guns used for mass innoculations. They do make air powered grease guns. You could put glue into a lever grease gun but cleaning it every time would be a pain.
    I can tell you amalgam packers do not work for wood filler. too small a load and need to much force to use.
    Bill D
    Last edited by Bill Dufour; 10-27-2019 at 11:10 PM.

  8. #23
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    Feb 2005
    Canton, MI
    +1 on the Pizzi...takes the glue application out of the equation

    Quote Originally Posted by John P Clark View Post
    I do not know how much you want to spend - but you should check out the Pizzi system

  9. #24
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    Oct 2019
    New Hampshire
    Wow, that Pizzi system is something!
    I was wondering how a battery powered caulking gun might be adapted.
    I'm a mechanic, I see the windshield glass replacement guys use them to spread the urethane sealer. Its thick stuff, would probably be miserable to squeeze out by hand.
    Maybe there are empty/new caulking tubes available or a refillable system?
    I use the cup or paper plate and brush method myself. I'm often gluing Dominos, so I put on a glove and roll them in it.

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