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Demand a long lasting repairable can opener!
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SleeperService



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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

RenewableCandy wrote:
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RenewableCandy wrote:
KFP if I were to try that I'd probably end up with another Hand of Doom Sad


If you're left handed (like me) you will, the blade on my knife pull my fingers into the can edge as I lever it.
Well you learn summat every day...I had no idea those knives were RH, I thought they were symmetrical. I'd always wondered why they were so fecking difficult to use.


I'd didn't until I looked AFTER slicing myself. Open the blade out and look down at it into the cutout, it's not symmetrical. Therein is the problem Confused
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

RenewableCandy wrote:
SleeperService wrote:
RenewableCandy wrote:
KFP if I were to try that I'd probably end up with another Hand of Doom Sad


If you're left handed (like me) you will, the blade on my knife pull my fingers into the can edge as I lever it.
Well you learn summat every day...I had no idea those knives were RH, I thought they were symmetrical. I'd always wondered why they were so fecking difficult to use.


Sue the manufacturers under the Disability Living Act for not providing a left handed version. Only half kidding!! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I've started opening ring pull tins with a tin opener, as you don't get that nasty sharpish bit inside that can cut you when you wash it out. I'm collecting tins for new uses, and would rather keep my hands intact!


Use a long-handled brush for washing out cans.

Interesting - we haven't been to the recycling centre for four months - but there's only about a dozen cans in the box. In fact, I'm struggling to remember what was in the cans, we buy so few.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Use a long-handled brush for washing out cans.

Are you suggesting I buy more stuff? Wink
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JohnB wrote:
emordnilap wrote:
Use a long-handled brush for washing out cans.

Are you suggesting I buy more stuff? Wink


It could double-up...

Or you could make your own.
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