You may find a typical plastic food jar is too flimsy for your app. Remember that you are applying suction through the jar and it needs to be rigid enough to keep it's form during the operation.
Good luck and tell us how it worked out.:)
I've had a couple of these (who knows what brand - probably the same manufacturer anyway), and you definintely have to take care of them. The first one had the lid crack, rendering it about useless. The one I have now has a more durable cup and lid, but it is still awkward to use. The lid is...
I have some generic gun I picked up somewhere I can't remember, but it seems to work fine and empty a tube - when I am least prepared to deal with it. My problem is that I rarely use up the gun. I leave it in a bucket and find that it eventually leakes out completely around the plunger. How...
The Germans were the original precision industrialists and these tools have been around for a long time. I would bet it is very durable. There are knock offs on the market too. I'm hoping somebody :princess: will get me one for my birthday.
It doesn't look too durable. How about the Fein Multimaster?
Fein MultiMaster - Fein MultiMaster System
These things are pretty cool. My wife uses them in the hospital too for cutting casts, etc. Pricey, but effective.