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Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Distress Re-Inkers


This is only a quick little post, not my WOYWW,(thats the post below this one) but I wanted to give anyone who may have bought any Distress Ink re-inkers over the last couple of months a heads-up. I read a few weeks ago on Splitcoast Stampers, that some people were getting a problem with DI re-inkers in Aged Mahogany.
They were really thick, not like ink at all. Anyhow, I'd bought some re-inkers starting back in November, and hadn't really got around to using them till I had a project I wanted to start today.
When I opened my Dried Marigold, it was just like they described, like a thick jelly. So I opened all the unopened ones, and it turns out my Aged Mahogany is the same, and only half full. All the others are fine.
They weren't all bought from the same place either, so its not a vendor issue. This is the picture I took and added to my e-mail to Ranger, as the ladies on the forum said Ranger had been replacing the ones they had a fault with. You can see the Aged Mahogany is upside down, and nothing is coming out! So if you've bought any of these recently and not opened them, it might be worth checking yours.

7 comments:

Tamika said...

Maybe they were not stored in a cool place and it got to hot?

Kim said...

Thanks for the heads up! I'll have to check mine. Those two colors are some of the first I purchased, so they may be a year or two old.

Shoshi said...

Thanks for this, Shaz. I've just ordered some more re-inkers, and I'll certainly check them straight away when they arrive. My old ones are all fine.

Shoshi

Lindsay Weirich said...

huh, The only ones I have a Ibought at a stamp show and they were fine, maybe you can add some distilled water and give them a shake...probably there is some poor fool who has water in their bottles and you have all the pigment LOL! Happy WOYWW~! Lindsay #137

Julia Dunnit said...

Mine are older than new and OK..all two of them, but wanted to say thanks..you reminded me I had them and....it's given me an idea to use them straight from bottle...nothing major, just hadn't thought of it.

gardenpinks said...

Thanks for the heads up on this Shaz. I know one or two people have had problems with their Distress Stains changing colour but hadn't heard about the inks. Obviously a quality control problem.
Many thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment, it is much appreciated and glad the sheep gave you a laugh:)
Lynn x

Winnie said...

Thanks for this! I have a reinker for each pad, I will take a look later. I didn't buy them recently, so maybe they will be ok. I hope so.

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