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in the 80's/90's where di you get your fat caps?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by user unknown, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. Zed_Eastwood

    Zed_Eastwood Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2009 Messages: 837 Likes Received: 55
    ehhhh, the year was actually 1994, not 84.
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  2. user unknown

    user unknown New Jack

    Joined: Apr 13, 2013 Messages: 34 Likes Received: 3
    That was obvious wasn't it.
  3. rolling nowhere

    rolling nowhere Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 10, 2006 Messages: 2,636 Likes Received: 96
    it IS a little much these days. like 40 different fat caps out there. personally i use 1 type of cap about 90% of the time for everything. i grab a few every once in awhile and clean them out and they last for months. newer paints seem thicker so it might not be as easy to clean caps if youre using ironlak or whatever cool guy paints are out there. rusto. forever!

    good info by the way. i remember back when i first started toying it up i was sure i was just THAT bad because i couldnt get a can to spray THAT clean compared to what i was seeing on freights ( there was hardly a graffiti scene here at that time). i think it took me like 6 months to discover fat caps. then i realized i was just bad not terrible. haha.
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2013
  4. morton

    morton Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 18, 2006 Messages: 2,898 Likes Received: 251
    I used to go to art stores and take the caps off cans of krylon crystal clear and put them in my mouth, I planned on spitting them at the clerk if anyone gave me shit. We called em softball caps but others called em phantoms.

    Also purchased thins through bills wheels mail order and maybe some store in SF but I do not remember.
  5. Zed_Eastwood

    Zed_Eastwood Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2009 Messages: 837 Likes Received: 55
    ^^HA yeah, my homie chase from LA used to do that shit. i was like WTF cause i had never seen anyone rack like that before.

    I remember Big Wheels too..old school shit.
  6. rolling nowhere

    rolling nowhere Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 10, 2006 Messages: 2,636 Likes Received: 96
    we got followed by a loss prevention undercover type at target back in the day. had all these random caps and tossed em into the magazine rack and came back for them the next day. they also called the cops on us once when we BOUGHT 2 cans of paint. cop was outside waiting to question us about why we were buying paint and what we were tagging. haha. GET REAL BOZO.
  7. Patrick tate

    Patrick tate New Jack

    Joined: Jul 17, 2017 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 1
    Very very fucking relevant and accurate.
    I'm only born in 83 but this is the kind of stuff writers really need to know.
    I've seen some talented dudes get shit wrong .
    Eg the other day I saw an Aussie Writer do yellow peice with red stars and a ,Cheech Wizard character and under the character he wrote Cheech Lizard.
    Perfect example of shit getting wrong through word o mouth.
    The guy has obviously never seen a real Vaughn Bode cartoon.
    Other wise he'd know it's junkwaffel and Cheech Wizard..
    People don't do their homework nowadays.
    But still wanna be the pinnacle of Graff.
    The pinnacle is only ever illegal on the street or public trains etc
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  8. theprotester

    theprotester Moderator Crew

    Joined: Dec 8, 2006 Messages: 10,979 Likes Received: 903
  9. armchair critic

    armchair critic New Jack

    Joined: Jul 31, 2017 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 3
    female oven cleaner caps are the truth, and you can get them from most any grocery store.
  10. SEKSE1

    SEKSE1 New Jack

    Joined: Sep 19, 2017 Messages: 98 Likes Received: 6
    Multi purpose aerosols, like window and oven cleaners.