cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

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cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby BrokenAeroVT » Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:27 pm

Hey everybody, if you have an SP 600 and don't want to spend $11.00 at Tinny's online shop for a lid he thinks he's cornered the market on, rush into DOLLAR TREE now and buy a 4 inch wide Cheetos can for $1.00. The bottom is tin metal and 4 inches in diameter.

I don't know for certain if this will fit because I don't own an SP 600, but I know someone used the bottom of a Pringles can for an SP 300 with success. Just drill a knob hole and afix a knob and you are set!

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Re: cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby zelph » Fri Oct 02, 2009 10:02 am

BrokenAeroVT wrote:Hey everybody, if you have an SP 600 and don't want to spend $11.00 at Tinny's online shop for a lid he thinks he's cornered the market on, rush into DOLLAR TREE now and buy a 4 inch wide Cheetos can for $1.00. The bottom is tin metal and 4 inches in diameter.

I don't know for certain if this will fit because I don't own an SP 600, but I know someone used the bottom of a Pringles can for an SP 300 with success. Just drill a knob hole and afix a knob and you are set!


Thanks for the tip. I'll be out and about today to pick up a few, I love cheetos :mrgreen: I suppose I should check out other containers while I'm out. Take my calipers with me and look technical :) It sure would be nice to have a list of products with dimensions of the containers lid and bottom for all to have as a reference thread. Skidsteer used to be able to tell us what lid would fit what. I see him once in a while over at WB. He doesn't talk very much anymore, grandkids must keep him busy :mrgreen:
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Re: cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby dpritz » Mon Nov 09, 2009 6:17 pm

Does anyone have a good source for those little knobs? I haven't had any luck locally at hardware stores? Thanks

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Re: cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby zelph » Mon Nov 09, 2009 6:51 pm

Craft stores should have wooden pegs for making coat hanging racks. Cut the end off the peg, drill a hole in it and use a wood screw to fasten it to the lid.

http://www.stacksandstacks.com/wooden-p ... &sku=20533

The old clothes pins with round head are good candidates for a round knob. cut the head off the clothes pin.
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Re: cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby DaddyMnM » Mon Nov 09, 2009 10:52 pm

I have had success using plastic push pins in place of knobs for lids on small pots. You can drill a hole and bend the pin over inside to hold. Then secure it further with some JB weld. If you don't want to deal with rust on the pin or JB weld inside your pot, cut the pin off and JB weld just the plastic knob on the lid. No hole needed.

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Re: cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby zelph » Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:18 pm

[quote="DaddyMnM"]I have had success using plastic push pins in place of knobs for lids on small pots. You can drill a hole and bend quote]

Good idea, I recently came across some push pins with some really robust heads. Bigger footprint for gluing :)
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Re: cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby realityguy » Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:25 pm

I don't know,Zelph..DaddyM's pin looks fricken huge! :o


:lol:

Actually..I like screws and knobs because some of my lids are reversible so they fit more than one pot.I've gotten 4 sets made up in the last few days..depending on how many people go,what I need to cook,baking,alcohol stove or canister..grab-and-go sets..plus a couple honey-bucket wood burners..3-5oz main pots,plus additional bake pans,nested pots and stoves..I'm set!Now all I need is summer... :cry:
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Re: cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby dpritz » Tue Nov 10, 2009 1:12 am

thanks for the tip zelph. I went to Micheals tonight. after the girl working told me "we dont have any type of small knobs" i found all these options! thanks you guys rock.
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Re: cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby zelph » Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:20 am

dpritz wrote:thanks for the tip zelph. I went to Micheals tonight. after the girl working told me "we dont have any type of small knobs" i found all these options! thanks you guys rock.


Whoaaa!!!! you hit paydirt :D

Must have been a new sales associate. I had that happen to me this year when I went looking for tooling foil. :roll:

Now you've got plenty of options that are doable. Now go out and make a bunch of lids and list them for sale here on bplite. :D
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Re: cheap 4 inch lid for an SP 600 mug

Postby zelph » Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:27 am

In a pinch, I've used aluminum tape, 1" wide by 3" long. The center of it folded upon it's self and stuck together, the remaining flaps adhered to the lid.
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