Which Clay Gun/ Sugar Shaper Do You Recommend?

Decorating By shannonlovebug Updated 24 Apr 2008 , 11:27pm by wgoat5

shannonlovebug Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 4:44pm
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Which disks do you most frequently use? And where do I buy one?

Thanks!!

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rcs Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 6:45pm
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I really like my Makins clay gun. I purchased it at Hobby Lobby (40% coupon). I mainly use the round disc for making ropes.

JoAnnB Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 6:59pm
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The Makins one is far easier to use than most. Instead of a squeeze trigger than can really hurt your hands, it has a twist key to push the fondant/gumpaste through the tube.

You material may still need a bit of shortening to push through cleanly.

psanders76 Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 7:16pm
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I too like my Makins extruder it's very easy to use.

alanahodgson Posted 23 Apr 2008 , 11:12pm
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Makins' Ultimate Professional Clay Extruder is the one I believe people are referring to. Makin's makes more than one model. I love mine, too. I mostly use the different sized round disks.

Sarsi Posted 24 Apr 2008 , 4:39am
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Definatley the Makin's Professional!!! I tried an extruder that you push the fondant through.....returned it the next day!!! HORRIBLE!! The makins is SOOO easy!!!

Here's a photo:

http://www.theclaystore.com/index.php?main_page=product_info¤cy=USD&products_id=745

shannonlovebug Posted 24 Apr 2008 , 7:15pm
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Thanks everyone! Guess I'll be getting the Makins Pro

Jayde Posted 24 Apr 2008 , 10:28pm
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I never knew they were so inexpensive! I saw the monterous thing that Duff has on AoC and thought that they must be expensive. Now I am going to have to go and buy one! Thanks!

wgoat5 Posted 24 Apr 2008 , 11:27pm
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I on the other hand like to squeeze!!!! icon_biggrin.gif

I found doing the twist hurts me more than squeezing icon_sad.gif

I like my * insert forbidden sites name here * gun icon_smile.gif

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