Chubby gorilla 60ml bottle dropper stuck!!

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  1. netweight

    netweight New Member

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    Hi. So while purchasing some flavors, I copped some chubby gorilla empties because I had one before and liked it. So I bought a few 30ml, 60ml, and one 120ml. I also recently bought some lotus flavors as they were on sale at ecx and I LOVE natural fruit flavors. Reading through some threads online about medicine flower, I noticed everyone suggesting to start very low with lotus flavors/medicine flower because they're extremely concentrated. So I think I started too low on a couple. On a sf strawberry 60ml I only used 8 drops and after one week steep I taste almost nothing. So I figured I should add in more flavoring. Problem is? The damn chubby gorilla bottle dropper will not pop back out. I noticed it was pretty damn difficult to get the dropper in to begin with so I probably should not have pushed it all the way in. That's neither here nor there now. I've tried my nails, my teeth, a screwdriver, and a jar opener thing. Any tips?

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    May have to take a knife and actually cut off the top and pour it into another juice bottle. That's what I would have done.
     
  3. netweight

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    Yeah, I may have to but I wanted to find a better way because I have 4 others full of steeping juice. But yes, this may be the only way.

    Well, let this be a warning on 60ml chubby gorillas. They stink.
     
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    noted :D:wave:
     
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    According to your pic, the cap is off. So it's the dropper you can't get out? Try putting it in the freezer for a few minutes.
     
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    Yes, forgot the word for dropper, was so aggravated while posting, lol. I will try the freezer thing, makes sense, thanks!
     
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    I've had this happen before, the freezer followed by a "wiggle and pull" with a paper towel usually does the trick. There has been the rare occasion I've had to gently pry them up with an exacto knife. ;)
     
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    I use one of those rubber bottle gripper thingys when I can't get something unstuck. Usually does the trick.
     
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    Yes, thanks, the freezer plus wiggle pull with paper towel will be tonight's game plan. Hopefully it works. The exacto knife, noooo, not me, lol, that could be a night in the er. My hand isn't the most steady, heh.

    The jar opener thing I have tried but no luck this time. In the past it has been clutch for removing stubborn attys from mods, or even tanks from topcaps or whatever have you. But it hasn't been help this time. I'll still keep it on hand for after the freezer though
     
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    @Teresa P @Whiskey @Countrypami
    Thank you very much for the help, very much appreciated!

    I went home for lunch and figured I'd give the freezer thing a shot. It worked!! So, I'd say I had the bottle in the freezer for between 5 and 10 minutes and used a napkin to grip and just moved the dropper tip back and forth and left and right while pulling and it came out. Extremely helpful trick since I have a few more of these bottles. Thanks again.
     
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    Sorry, double post
     
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    AWESOME!!!!:wave:
     
  13. Teresa P

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    Excellent! I'm glad you didn't have to destroy your bottle!
    One thing I have learned though is when the dropper and the rim of the bottle are dry, it's difficult to separate them sometimes. Just a very thin layer of juice around the rim or dropper can keep that from happening.
     
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    Could have plugged it and squeeze lol;)
     

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