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(Topic ID: 257204)

Stuck bowls


By Alan_L

10 months ago



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  • Latest reply 71 days ago by mooch
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    #51 72 days ago

    Clamp the edge of the top bowl in a vise, tap on the edge of of the other bowl with a hammer and something with a flat end against the edge.

    #53 72 days ago
    Quoted from Alan_L:

    Tried the hot/cold trick again this morning, no luck. Tried whapping and tapping with rubber mallet, hammer, etc. without success I poured a lot of penetrating oil between them and I'm going to let that sit for a while. Then I'll try the wood stick and ice jacking approaches. And, no, my wife likes a good joke, but she's not that cruel.

    Ive had good success boiling them under water in a large pot.

    Put a weight on them, sideways if itll fit.

    The pressure builds in the air void and pops them free in about 15-20 mins

    Might work for you.

    #54 72 days ago

    I would have thrown those crusty and rusty old bowls in the trash.

    #55 72 days ago

    How did they get stuck together in the first place? Was there any excessive force?

    Maybe the metal surfaces of the two bowls are galled/welded together at this point, and there isn't a way to remove the bowls. This can happen with bolts and screws, where friction causes two metal surfaces to weld together.

    #56 72 days ago
    Quoted from wesman:

    Question I have is...how on earth did these bowls become son incredibly stuck???

    Just checked with the Secretary of Food. She says that they've been like that for years, and has no idea how they became so stuck.

    #57 72 days ago
    Quoted from pinballinreno:

    Ive had good success boiling them under water in a large pot.

    Put a weight on them, sideways if itll fit.

    The pressure builds in the air void and pops them free in about 15-20 mins

    I'll give it a shot.

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    #58 72 days ago
    Quoted from DCFAN:

    Clamp the edge of the top bowl in a vise, tap on the edge of of the other bowl with a hammer and something with a flat end against the edge.

    GOT THE SONS 'A BITCHES!!! Finally I used the idea from DCFAN above and it worked. I promise not to say anything nasty about the Red***** this year. The penetrating oil must have helped too as it was well down between the bowls. They are still in pretty nice shape. I really appreciate all the help, suggestions and great comments from all of you. Your responses kept up my faith that I could eventually get these damn things apart. The Woman To Whom I Am Related To By Marriage also sends her thanks. Cheerio!

    #59 72 days ago
    Quoted from Alan_L:

    GOT THE SONS 'A BITCHES!!! Finally I used the idea from DCFAN above and it worked. I promise not to say anything nasty about the Red***** this year. The penetrating oil must have helped too as it was well down between the bowls. They are still in pretty nice shape. I really appreciate all the help, suggestions and great comments from all of you. Your responses kept up my faith that I could eventually get these damn things apart. The Woman To Whom I Am Related To By Marriage also sends her thanks. Cheerio!

    Pictures or it did not happen

    #60 71 days ago

    Once it all failed, I was going to say drill a hole in bottom one. Lol.

    Congrats on getting apart

    #61 71 days ago

    For some reason I really enjoyed this thread. I'm happy you got them separated, but I'm a little sad it's over. Can someone else get some bowls stuck and start a new thread?

    #62 71 days ago

    Now i dont have to recommend mira-lax...

    #63 71 days ago

    This has to be one of the most unusual threads ever on Pinside. I enjoyed following it (surely it is over now?).

    #64 71 days ago
    Quoted from Alan_L:

    GOT THE SONS 'A BITCHES!!! Finally I used the idea from DCFAN above and it worked. I promise not to say anything nasty about the Red***** this year. The penetrating oil must have helped too as it was well down between the bowls. They are still in pretty nice shape. I really appreciate all the help, suggestions and great comments from all of you. Your responses kept up my faith that I could eventually get these damn things apart. The Woman To Whom I Am Related To By Marriage also sends her thanks. Cheerio!

    Does this mean there will be no t-shirts?

    #65 71 days ago

    Just reread the thread title, as "Stuck Bowels............

    #66 71 days ago

    Bah! Who needs bowls?

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