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Opening a can without a can opener

Discussion in 'Bushcraft' started by chelloveck, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. chelloveck

    chelloveck Shining the light on a truthier truth!

    Some neat tricks.

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  2. TailorMadeHell

    TailorMadeHell Lurking Shadow Creature

    More than one way to skin a cat. Screwdriver, pocket knife, P38, skinning knife, rupture can on rock or with rock.
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  3. UncleMorgan

    UncleMorgan I eat vegetables. My friends are not vegetables.

    That's good tech. You never know when you'll need it. Good to have it when you do.
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  4. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    Great find. I am going to be trying both of these methods. I do not have concrete but I do have some rocks around. I will report back.
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  5. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    That was pretty slick, thanks Mr. Chelloveck.

    Although I have a P38 and always have a knife; it is wise to have backups

    Concrete is flat so it would be the better choice.
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  6. Altoidfishfins

    Altoidfishfins Monkey+++

    Great tricks.
    It almost appears as though the concrete method takes less concentrated effort, and not much more time than a common hand operated can opener.
    Thanks Chelloveck.
  7. Tobit

    Tobit Ham Extra Class

    obvious emoji is valid..

  8. chimo

    chimo the few, the proud, the jarhead monkey crowd

    Any lone wolf prepper worth his salt doesn't need an opener...he just uses the can as a rock to knock out a deer...or someone that has an opener! :D
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  9. Tobit

    Tobit Ham Extra Class

    What the feck is a lone wolf doing in the woods with can goods in the first place?
  10. chimo

    chimo the few, the proud, the jarhead monkey crowd

    barbed wire accident
  11. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    Has anyone opened a can with a spoon yet? We tried and it was not as easy as the video made it look. Had to throw away a spoon after one of the Jr. monkeys got determined and bent the spoon beyond repair. I would like to know if someone has had success with this.
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