[Clayart] confessions of a bucket lover
wanderland at att.net
Fri Jan 24 11:21:31 EST 2020
I have had the same experience as Dannon. Lowe’s buckets, the orange ones from the other store - neither holds up. Used paint buckets have been the sturdiest for me so far.
wanderland at att.net
"Not all those who wander are lost…" – J.R.R.Tolkien
> On Jan 24, 2020, at 5:56 AM, clayart-request at lists.clayartworld.com wrote:
> Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 20:03:26 -0500
> From: "Dannon Rhudy" <dannon at ccrtc.com <mailto:dannon at ccrtc.com>>
> To: "'Clayart international pottery discussion forum'"
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> I'm not averse to buying buckets as I need to. However: bought
> several a couple years ago from Lowe's. Put them in the barn,
> empty, never used, over the winter. Every single one cracked
> across the bottom. I was furious. No reason for that to happen,
> they'd used some cheap substance to make them. Took them back
> while I was still furious. They offered to exchange for more of
> same. No. They reluctantly refunded, but I could tell they
> thought I'd misused them in some way. Grrrrrr. Meanwhile, I
> have made a sort of deal with a neighboring farmer. He brings
> me buckets he gets from somewhere in TN where he has a second house.
> I supply him/his wife with tomatoes and peppers for putting up
> salsa in the fall. A good deal for all. Still - I'd be happy
> to buy them, if I could find some I thought would last. Meanwhile,
> I don't need any just now.......
> Dannon Rhudy
> Mel said:
> dear clayart. thread about pickle smell.
> i know, this email/thread will cause a great deal of suffering
> among bucket collectors. i know i am a bad person, but, i cannot
> help myself...i love new buckets...all orange, and black and green.
> brand new, with tight fitting covers. i love them.
> here it goes, my confession. I BUY THEM NEW.
> i know, pick yourselves up off the floor. I BUY THEM NEW.
> NO STINK, NO CRACKED OR BROKEN ONES. THE COVER IS THE SAME
> COLOR AS THE BODY. I MARK THE SIDES WITH OIL BASED CRAYON.
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