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Keep a lid on crafts, small parts, and paints with these containers made of food grade polypropylene — featherlight, yet virtually unbreakable.
Individual containers have a one-piece design with a hinged lid.
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Versatility Plus - Hold Everything!
By Nana Dee
from Cullowhee, NC
Comments about La-Cons LaCons Flip Top Hinged Lid Containers:
Originally looking for something to hold Cheerios for my 10-month old granddaughter - something easy for me to open but difficult for her, at least until she is past the age of just shaking and banging things around. These are so perfect, and now I want all the sizes, because they're the greatest for capturing small items or small quantities. Nice firm closure, liquid-tight, but easy to flip open.I bought 5 each of three sizes, and half of them have already been put into use. I will be buying more of these - with all the size choices, perfect for everything from pill-holder to condiment storage and much, much, more.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Love these little guys!
from Appleton, WI
I use these mostly for my vitamins, they are great for traveling as well, I have them in a multitude of sizes. They last forever!
By Zach the Zebra
from Indianapolis, Indiana
Everything I ordered looked exactly like it did on the box, couldn't be happier with my products.
Graste Containers for the Art Room!
By HS Art
I bought these containers to store our classroom gum erasers in them and they work great. The containers keep the gum erasers soft, easy to keep track of at the end of class 'so they don't grow legs and walk away', and makes storage easy! The containers are much easier to use verses little plastic bags for the gum erasers.
perfect in size
from Pasadena, ca
i really like the size of it!Sometimes I mixed more pigment for background or later correction, and the containers just works perfect for me.
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measurement for the new .75oz size
I still love these little containers for all kinds of purposes including paint storage.Here are the measurements for the new .75 oz container....04955-0002, .75 oz., 1 3/8" width and 1" height
(20 of 20 customers found this review helpful)
here are the sizes
I love these containers for art purposes and other household uses.I ordered some in every size and here is the list of sizes since Blick doesn't list them.*note* I measured across the bottom of the container so not to include the cap size on the width and for the height I measured from the outside from top to bottom to include the cap.Item# - Oz. - Dia. - Height04955-0003 1 oz. 1-1/2 x 1-1/204955-0013 2oz. 1-7/8 x 1-1/204955-0005 2-1/2oz. 1-1/4 x 3-5/8 (this is the tall one)04955-0000 3oz. 2-3/8 x 1-1/404955-0004 4oz. 2-1/4 x 204955-0014 5oz. 2-1/2 x 2
strong, leakproof, low evaporation
By Cat from Belmont
I used to use other kinds of small lidded containers for storing glaze and other mixtures for my ceramics, but I have come to prefer these. They have a lower evaporation rate and the cap is easier to open and close firmly than the ones with a completely removable lid. They don't leak, and they keep the contents wet for prolonged periods. They are not totally transparent, but they are clear enough to do their job well. My only gripe, the same as another customer made earlier, is that Blick should give the dimensions of these cups in the "product specs" link. Given the care with which the company usually gives important information like this, I don't understand why it hasn't been done. Maybe they'll address this lack in the future.
from So. California
I have been using ½ table spoon size (or 7.5 ml) ones (which is unfortunately not available at Blicks at the moment- hint-hint!) for quite some time while working on a painting project. I mainly use airbrush, and I save the paint that left in the airbrush in these little containers rather than washing it off every time I change colors. I often mix colors, so I like saving paints I've mixed until I'm done with the project.The plastic is clear, so it's easy to see what's inside, and I like the fact that the lid is not separate from the cup. I was initially concerned if the plastic hinge would break off too easily, but I'm pleasantly surprised by the durability. Lids snap on very tightly, so you don't have to worry about paint leaks. The plastic does not stain, either. Paints wash off very easily.I recently purchased 1 oz and 2 oz containers to replace glass jars with screw on lids I've been using to mix master recipe paints. Cleaning glass jars is not as easy as cleaning these plastic ones, and they take up more storage spaces than just tossing plastic containers into a bucket.It's a bit pricy side for containers of this category, but I like this brand the best. Mr. Blick, would you consider a volume discount??? I would personaly like some assortment size package as well...
Secure storage for small items
from Chi-town burbs
These cups are sturdy. The lids fit well but are not difficult to remove - sometimes an issue with snap lids! I purchased a couple of these at a Blick store, and am grabbing some more online.
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