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Old 03-09-2012, 01:30 AM   #1
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I collect cool bottle caps and im sure many of you probably do, I was wondering if anyone had any tips or tricks for opening a beer without completely annihilating the cap! Or maybe there is like a nice opener that doesn't ruin them, I would be willing to buy it!

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Old 03-09-2012, 01:36 AM   #2
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I use one of these. It leaves the cap in tact. I'm not sure where you might find one, but I'm sure you could get one online..
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Old 03-09-2012, 02:19 AM   #3
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I collect cool bottle caps and im sure many of you probably do, I was wondering if anyone had any tips or tricks for opening a beer without completely annihilating the cap! Or maybe there is like a nice opener that doesn't ruin them, I would be willing to buy it!
I use the bottom of a bic lighter, grip right below the cap, insert lighter with index finger as fulcrum, pry off. Been doing this since high school. No damage to lid, can even snap it back on the bottle when SWMBO hollers you in to clean up your mess or whatever
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Bic lighter....

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Old 03-09-2012, 02:30 AM   #5
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I collect cool bottle caps and im sure many of you probably do, I was wondering if anyone had any tips or tricks for opening a beer without completely annihilating the cap! Or maybe there is like a nice opener that doesn't ruin them, I would be willing to buy it!
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We demand a video of you doing this!
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I'm sure there are dozens of site you could order from. This particular type leaves the caps intact: http://www.monogramart.com/push-down-bottle-opener/

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Old 03-09-2012, 02:38 AM   #8
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We demand a video of you doing this!
I've known several idiots to have done this. If you've got some big ol horse teeth it seems to go ok. When a "lady" does it it is particularly entertaining
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I'm sure there are dozens of site you could order from. This particular type leaves the caps intact: http://www.monogramart.com/push-down-bottle-opener/
Basically the same thing I posted, but the one I got was a lot cheaper. Although, I do like the sleek look of the one you linked..
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The bottle on bottle method usually keeps a clean cap.

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