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Old 06-17-2013, 07:20 PM   #11
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I used a screw driver to pry the beginning up to get it started, then took some long nosed vice grips thingy and rolled it open half way, then bent the lid up to dump out the 7.62x49 the rest of the way.

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Old 06-17-2013, 08:19 PM   #12
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We have one too!! In fact, probably one of just about product they've ever sold. I personally like the Microwave Chip Maker (helps to have the Simple Silcer) the best.
I have never tried that. But it won't open the spam can.

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I used a screw driver to pry the beginning up to get it started, then took some long nosed vice grips thingy and rolled it open half way, then bent the lid up to dump out the 7.62x49 the rest of the way.
I get the impression he wants to save the can and not mutilate it. Hence my suggestion he open it with a seamless can opener.
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I just use the can opener that was made for them. Works fine for me.

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Well I don't have a can opener that will work. I've hammered at it for half an hour with a hammer and screwdriver. I've cut at the seam with three knives and tried to cut the top open. Can't get it.

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If you do not want to buy one of the original openers, use a cold chisel.

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I still have my P-38 "fog" the US ARMY can opener given to me 56 years ago,still hanging with my dog tags.

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Old 06-17-2013, 09:27 PM   #17
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I still have my P-51 the US ARMY can opener given to me 56 years ago.,
I love how the military makes everything sound like a weapons system. Ya, I flew a P-51 against them Nazis..... You got a pic of this Army relic Hank?
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I love how the military makes everything sound like a weapons system. Ya, I flew a P-51 against them Nazis..... You got a pic of this Army relic Hank?
I have a camera but no knowledge of posting a picture,thank GOD for google.



http://www.opticsplanet.com/truspec-gi-large-p-51-can-opener.html?gclid=CO27mYGF7LcCFdSj4AodznYAfQ&ef_id =UbkjKwAABJKYDXa1:20130617213101:s
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Well I don't have a can opener that will work. I've hammered at it for half an hour with a hammer and screwdriver. I've cut at the seam with three knives and tried to cut the top open. Can't get it.
Well congratulations soldier...you're dead. You and your entire company...cause you couldn't get into your ammo can.

c'mon man! grow some ingenuity!

sharp steel+force or leverage= boom boom goodness

seriously though, don't hurt yourself. Then I'd feel bad.
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I love how the military makes everything sound like a weapons system. Ya, I flew a P-51 against them Nazis..... You got a pic of this Army relic Hank?
I'd give my left nut to sit and have a few beers with you Sir,you guys flying with blazing 50s inspired me as a boy to be a Soldier at 17,and by GOD I did,I love you guys who looked EVIL in the East and WEST and spit in EVILS face,GOD Bless you all!

"fog" of years P-38 opener!
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