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Old 12-06-2011, 01:38 PM   #1
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Any suggestions for sealing 50lb bags of ice melter once they are opened?

Perhaps something along the lines of an extra-large bag clip?



Seems like there ought to be a ready-made solution, but I could not find anything on line...

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Old 12-06-2011, 01:50 PM   #2
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A bucket?

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Old 12-06-2011, 02:03 PM   #3
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Well Yowah! Put it in a bucket or a tub with a snap on lid...that's what I do with it.
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Well Yowah! Put it in a bucket or a tub with a snap on lid...that's what I do with it.
I always used good plastic containers for all sorts of dry bagged things.
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Thanks for the suggestions, but I'm looking for a way to seal the *bag*.
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Buy several potato chip bag clips--They are spring clamps with an 8 inch jaw---In the chip isle at the grocery store--
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Thanks for the suggestions, but I'm looking for a way to seal the *bag*.
Why?

There are countless things you can do to "seal" the bag - everything from using a piece of duct tape, to rolling it down & putting a chip bag clap on it.
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Use a few big binder clips. Find them at any office supplies store. I use them for all sorts of things and they are pretty strong.
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could use a plastic tie strap or a piece of rope or butcher cord string. maybe some duct tape could also work......
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plastic saran wrap it ...fold down the open part and wrap it around
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I have a bag of calcium chloride that has been sitting open in the basement since last winter. Is that a problem?
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I have a bag of calcium chloride that has been sitting open in the basement since last winter. Is that a problem?
Should still work---but it will be all stuck together in one big lump.

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