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I just got home from BJ's and bought a pack of Benkley & Jensen. This is the first compressed air can that I have bought. My question is, how should I use it? Is it recommended to use the straw? And how far away should I be spraying at?

I hope it doesn't produce water. @_@"!
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post #2 of 20
I always use the straw - gives better results. You won't hurt anything by using it, if that's what you're asking. Spray as close or far as you want, whatever works.
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Just put the straw on and keep it as upright as possible. Make sure your computer is off when you spray it. Although it does not produce anything that does not evaporate in a bout 2 seconds it's just a safety precaution.
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^ Alright. Thanks for the quick replies. Time to go clean.
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post #5 of 20
DO NOT turn it upside down or shake it. but if you want to do something cool turn it upside down and shake it a little and spray it on an old shirt. it gets really cold. do not spray the cold stuff on your skin though. but the regular air that comes out will not hurt you
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i always shake my air cans... they get cold but it seems to help when they are running a bit low on air

also, they are good fun upside down - i had a lot of fun spraying The Fury with an upside down air can... it goes uber cold!

but yeh, don't turn it upside down if you are cleaning your pc, just use the straw and keep it upright - should get it all nice and clean
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DO NOT turn it upside down or shake it. but if you want to do something cool turn it upside down and shake it a little and spray it on an old shirt. it gets really cold. do not spray the cold stuff on your skin though. but the regular air that comes out will not hurt you
Why not shake it? why not to shake it?
    
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Why not shake it? why not to shake it?
It says on the can: "DO NOT SHAKE"
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Why not shake it? why not to shake it?
whatever the stuff is that is inside it comes out extremely cold and you could get frostbite from it. you can shake it a little as long as it is rite side up but if it is upside down then the gas turns into a liquid and is cold then shaking it makes it colder.
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It says on the can: "DO NOT SHAKE"
Lol owned.

But yes, use the straw as you can direct the air better and get in tighter spots.
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