Northern Pacific Railway kero can dent removal

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Northern Pacific Railway kero can dent removal

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Came across this sweet little kero?can with NPR on the side. Big dent. Can it be helped a little with the freezer trick?
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I wouldn’t even think about the freezer trick! Nope! The cap don’t seal and that spout sure don’t either. If they did, your sure to blow out one of the seams! Good can anyhow. I have an NYCS one.
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Very cool can!
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How about a small suction cup and pull from the outside?

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Dent puller and YouTube will get you through. I once tried air pressure on a can. The air pushed out everything but the dent.
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"Can it be helped a little with the freezer trick?"

You might try one of the hot glue dent pullers from Harbor Freight or similar.
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Thanks guys~I'm gonna give them all a try.
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That’s a nice kero can! Cool score!
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Maybe try a long wooden dowel or stick thru the cap and push out the dent. Similar to how they do painless dent repairs on cars.
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mksmth wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 11:24 am Maybe try a long wooden dowel or stick thru the cap and push out the dent. Similar to how they do painless dent repairs on cars.
Thanks Mike~That excellent idea got me through it. A long dowel and a tight vice.
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nice job! looks really good.
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Much better!
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Nice save! Distant future RR collectors will thank you for keeping this one!
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