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Where Do You Get Your Talc?


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#1 tmenyc

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 01:14

I need to get some fresh talc, have used up what we had here, which wasn't a lot. I figure 2-3 oz will probably last me 50 years. I know it has to be scent-free, just talc, but are there grades? Is there anything else I need to know?

Thanks!
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#2 Wile E Coyote

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 02:28

Tire talc - NAPA auto parts 16oz $8.49.
Might as well pick up a pair of spark plug terminal pliers for sections while you're there $9.99.
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#3 pamsc

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 02:49

Two ounces for under $5, shipped:
http://www.underwate...m/products.html

#4 leopet

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 16:07

Haha, should have looked here before I went to my local paint-shop and bought 650 grams of it... (No joke, I have a bag of the stuff). Maybe I should start selling..

#5 tmenyc

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 16:15

got some, thanks! As usual, an FPN'er answered the call... And I have a set of terminal pliers, too...took them from my toolbox and moved them to the pen repair box, where they're getting a whole lot more use.

Tim

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home: MontBlanc 149/MB Midnight Blue (IG);  Esterbook SJ/Diamine Royal

case: Parker 75/Pelikan Royal Blue; Pilot Custom Legance/ Iro Asa Gao

office: Delta Fusion 82/(vint) Sheaffer blue
 
see my Pens for Sale and my collection at timsvintagepens.com  

 


#6 Elaine

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 13:53

I got mine at my local pharmacy. They use it for something so they always have it. They put it in a medicine bottle and charged me very little (I forget how much).

#7 zermatt7

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 15:29

I got mine at my local pharmacy. They use it for something so they always have it. They put it in a medicine bottle and charged me very little (I forget how much).



I've tried every pharmacy around me...does the phrase "Blank Stare" mean anything? :doh:
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#8 paperskater

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Posted 27 April 2011 - 15:39

I have manageable amounts for sale here, if anyone is still looking!


ETA: Oops, screwed up mah code.

Edited by paperskater, 27 April 2011 - 15:40.

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