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I have been getting the Grolsch plastic stoppers. I wanted to use the hardware and replace the plastic with porcelain. I was playing around with a hobble skirt Coca-Cola and found the Grolsch stoppers and hardware are a perfect fit. It looks freaky, I'll admit.
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I have been getting the Grolsch plastic stoppers. I wanted to use the hardware and replace the plastic with porcelain. I was playing around with a hobble skirt Coca-Cola and found the Grolsch stoppers and hardware are a perfect fit. It looks freaky, I'll admit.
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Porcelain stoppers are a nearly universal closing device. The piece holding the stopper in place I believe is called the bail. Don't hold me to that. Anyway those are made in different lengths to accommodate different lips. Dip those wires in liquid gun bluing to give them a nice patina so they look more age appropriate to the old bottles.
 

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Porcelain stoppers are a nearly universal closing device. The piece holding the stopper in place I believe is called the bail. Don't hold me to that. Anyway those are made in different lengths to accommodate different lips. Dip those wires in liquid gun bluing to give them a nice patina so they look more age appropriate to the old bottles.
I remember your much appreciated pro tip. I have learned a bit messing with these wires and stoppers. I figured out that wire loop that hold the stopper can be squeezed to lengthen if too tight. Also the tie wire can be placed coil up and give you another 1/8 inch of space. Every part can be stretched or squeezed to make them fit. I hope this makes sense. Lol!
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I remember your much appreciated pro tip. I have learned a bit messing with these wires and stoppers. I figured out that wire loop that hold the stopper can be squeezed to lengthen if too tight. Also the tie wire can be placed coil up and give you another 1/8 inch of space. Every part can be stretched or squeezed to make them fit. I hope this makes sense. Lol!
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Talking about stoppers, I have a rubber stopper that was given to me, it was said they used to seal their pop bottles with it. It looks like a boat plug only smaller. Have you ever heard of such a stopper for pop bottles? It does fit and seals well. I'll have to find it to get a pic.

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I think I do remember 7up had one. Your sounds older and much cooler.
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