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Old 03-11-2013, 06:08 PM   #1
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I needed a new tip for the third leg on my OTS. My buddy and I were shopping at Home Depot, and he saw some 1" rubber leg tips, for chairs. I grabbed a 4-pack, for about $3. When we got home, I opened the package, and it fit perfectly! Now my OTS doesn't even budge, and I'm not rubbing off aluminum when I scrape the leg.

http://m.homedepot.com/p/Shepherd-1-...121/100122597/

I doubt it's for everyone, but I'm very pleased with the results. I plan on using rubber tips for future kettle scores. I hope this helps, at least one or two of my brethren.

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:43 PM   #2
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Necessity is the mother of invention I found that a bottle top from a 2 liter Dr Pepper fits perfectly too.
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:45 PM   #3
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Necessity is the mother of invention I found that a bottle top from a 2 liter Dr Pepper fits perfectly too.
You Texans and your Dr Pepper :D

Hmmm I wonder if a Barq's Rootbeer cap will fit? :p
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:52 PM   #4
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Thanks! I try not to drag mine, but the plastic caps still get torn up. I'd like something better. I'll have to try it.

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:54 PM   #5
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I'll bite..... what's an OTS?
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:57 PM   #6
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:16 PM   #7
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Okay,.... then what's an ABT? Heheheeeee.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:21 PM   #8
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Champagne cork works too.
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Okay,.... then what's an ABT? Heheheeeee.
Another Bigabyte thread... LOL
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Champagne cork works too.

I have a bunch of these from all the Kristal I drink while queing
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Old 03-13-2013, 10:57 AM   #11
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How about a tennis ball :)
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Old 03-13-2013, 11:19 AM   #12
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Great idea, I wonder if they come in black?
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Old 03-13-2013, 11:50 AM   #13
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Great idea, I wonder if they come in black?
My local Home Depot only had the white, but black would be nice.

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Old 03-16-2013, 05:41 PM   #14
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I remembered to look for these, when I was at HD today. Sure enough, black is available. Unfortunately, they come in packs of four, so now I need another kettle.



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