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fwd: tar paper bats

updated sat 19 sep 09


Tracy Shea on fri 18 sep 09

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From: Tracy Shea
Date: Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 10:19 AM
Subject: Re: Tar paper bats

Yes, you've got it. That way I can lift the bottom bat to get a better grip
on the tar paper and slip it off- I've got to believe a masonite bat would
also work..try it and see.

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 10:14 AM, wrote:

> Tracy
> We'd like to make sure we understand your set-up:
> Wheel/ plastic-bat/ tar-paper bat
> If that's right, do you think our masonite bats would sub for
> the plastic, or will the plastice stick better?
> TIA...regards...~joan and jess in Sequim, WA
> Date sent: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 07:52:44 -0400
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> From: Tracy Shea
> Subject: Tar paper bats
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> Ellen-
> I only soak them before I use them- I don't scrape them after
> peeling them off of my plates, so maybe that's why they
> wrinkle upon drying, and I just pile them up without putting
> anything heavy on them. ( just lazy, I guess:) I find that
> soaking the bats before use also makes them stick to the
> plastic bat on the wheelhead more easily and with just a small
> smear of slip. When I start with a dry tar paper bat, it seems
> to wet unevenly and curl or not stick down completely, and for
> me it's a slower process. ....(cut)

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