Jars

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Re: Jars

Post by terra » 25 May 2017, 20:00

C'mon Buck !.... you didn't fail plasticene at school ?.... you can do this.
No extreme pressure required, just light pressure and "pop"!
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Re: Jars

Post by Buck_naked » 25 May 2017, 20:27

Think about the physics. what are you levering against to apply the pressure?
its glass. not known for its tensile strength.

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Re: Jars

Post by Perrorist » 25 May 2017, 20:37

I wouldn't apply that much pressure.

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Re: Jars

Post by terra » 26 May 2017, 08:05

This type of bottle opener works great.... no chance of damaging the glass.
All leverage is on the cap.

http://www.bing.com/images/search?view= ... ajaxhist=0
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Post by Perrorist » 26 May 2017, 12:59

Tried that today, terra, and it worked a treat on a jar of pickles.

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Re: Jars

Post by terra » 26 May 2017, 19:42

Good onya Perry !
I just love a happy ending !
:good_one
I re-discovered our old bottle opener gadget hiding in the back of our kitchen utensil drawer.
Tried it out and it's so simple to pop a stubborn jar lid.
Now.... all we have to do is to convince Buck.
"Life's too short to drink cheap wine".

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Re: Jars

Post by Buck_naked » 26 May 2017, 19:46

I'm convinced, i'll chase the cockroaches out of the cupboard and see if i can find one
of them old school bottle opener thingies.. :lol: :lol:

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Re: Jars

Post by Gillian » 27 May 2017, 01:42

Gillian wrote:
13 May 2017, 07:03
Jars: Use the blunt end of a church key (beer can opener). Go around lid gently lifting (so as not to warp lid) in several places until seal pops. Lid will easily twist off.

Bottle tops: Grip top with pliers, hold bottle steady while twisting pliers to the left.

Products covered with paper-like or aluminum-like seal: Lift one edge, grab it with needle-nose pliers, then pull back.
Apparently you all just skidded right on by this post.

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Re: Jars

Post by Perrorist » 27 May 2017, 05:36

:oops

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Re: Jars

Post by Gillian » 27 May 2017, 06:56

You mean it wasn't because I'm American? :icon-mrgreen:

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Post by terra » 27 May 2017, 09:32

Yes !.... full credit for this prize winning idea to open stubborn jars goes to Gillian l
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Her idea of the trusty old bottle opener was there all along...... and we missed it !
:bear_hug
My apologies Gillian.
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Re: Jars

Post by Slapsy » 27 May 2017, 10:31

Slapsy wrote:
16 May 2017, 21:47
An old fashioned bottleopener works for me. Just lift the lid enough to release the pressure,and it can then be removed with ease.
I also,at the first attempt,use a non-slip cloth which also works most times.
Good on Gillian for being first,but this is probably the one which got you blokes back on track,eh. :character-oldtimer: :character-oldtimer: :high_fives: to Gillian
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Re: Jars

Post by grandduke » 27 May 2017, 12:52

Veri well done Gillian but an Octopus will beat
you hands down. :nahnahnah :heeheehee :heeheehee :heeheehee
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Re: Jars

Post by Gillian » 28 May 2017, 06:43

:text-thankyou:

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Re: Jars

Post by godfather » 01 Jun 2017, 23:47

And here is an assortment of Jar Openers For The Elderly, especially Buck_Naked!

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Jar ... ORM=RESTAB

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