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    Quote Originally Posted by Altair View Post
    Opening a can by scratching it on pavement.

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    I carry a P-38 on my keychain so I don't have that problem. Bit of pain to open a 3 pound coffee can but works well on most anything else. They're under a buck at the local army surplus store, and when ever I walk in there, I buy a handful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WmRMeyers View Post
    I carry a P-38 on my keychain so I don't have that problem. Bit of pain to open a 3 pound coffee can but works well on most anything else. They're under a buck at the local army surplus store, and when ever I walk in there, I buy a handful.

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    You must have a lot of keys to hang an entire airplane from them...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sossol View Post
    You must have a lot of keys to hang an entire airplane from them...

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    Nah, if I was going to carry an airplane on my keyring it would be a P-51. This is a p-38 can opener. Bit later vintage. They originally came with C-rats. Canned rations. A precursor to the MRE.

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    I think we are comparing apple to oranges here .... Oops I mean airplanes to can openers.

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    I wish I knew this trick the last time I had to open a can of beans while i was still in the parking lot.

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    ~80 relatively short strokes? Skeptical. Pursuing a figure-8 pattern would be more logical than straight, as he realizes, turning it 90.
    Is there enough carbs and protein per can for surviving a week this way?
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    Technology Connections just did a video on a can opener that opens cans somewhat similarly to the pavement. Okay... not really. But it's closer than you'd think.


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    I have just lost 21 minutes of my life, what a verbose lot of twaddle about nothing. I have had one of these “new” side cutting openers for at least 40 years, so not “new” at all, and to make matters worse I don’t even like it. Please don’t post such irritating links that are not at all close to the original.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moby Duck View Post
    I have just lost 21 minutes of my life, what a verbose lot of twaddle about nothing. I have had one of these “new” side cutting openers for at least 40 years, so not “new” at all, and to make matters worse I don’t even like it. Please don’t post such irritating links that are not at all close to the original.
    You either didn't watch or didn't comprehend it because it isn't about a side cutting can opener. Are you obligated to click on everything you see on the internet? That video was released 4 days ago and has 850,000 views. Just because you don't find something entertaining doesn't mean other people are in the same boat.

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