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View Poll Results: What common object have you used to open a beer bottle?
Cigarette Lighter 64 53.33%
Fork, Spoon or knife blade 47 39.17%
Inner door latch or hinge on a vehicle door 26 21.67%
Edge of a countertop, deck rail or board 68 56.67%
Other (share!) 56 46.67%
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:18 AM   #81
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I'm surprised that no one has mentioned using another beer bottle as an opener yet. Its pretty standard practice around these parts. When I get to the last beer, its probably a lighter.
Several people have mentioned it


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Old 12-06-2012, 03:18 AM   #82
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I advise against any rings that have a stone in the setting...I have an awesome whitegold ring set with a 2+ carat blue lab grown saphire and 6 small white saphires in the sides---i did the ring trick 2x a few months ago...it stretched the band a bit opening the stone setting and the damn thing landed in the disposal the next time I washed my hands....don't know why or how, but at 0100 I figured out where the stone was but since I couldn't see it I flipped on the disposal...and chipped one side of the stone....but-i found it, had a local jeweler reset it and fix the ring....all's well...swmbo was a bit miffed....but got over it...after a few days,..so yeah---I wouldn't do that....

haven't read all the posts - did someone mention the flip-flops with the built in opener? great idea, unless you have dogs...or cattle....



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Old 12-06-2012, 03:27 AM   #83
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:15 AM   #84
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haven't read all the posts - did someone mention the flip-flops with the built in opener? great idea, unless you have dogs...or cattle....
I linked them. Saved me many times.
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:28 AM   #85
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I'm thinking to make one of these:

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Old 12-06-2012, 11:45 AM   #86
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Key, or pretty much anything strong enough that'll catch the edge of the cap.

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Aggie Ring. It doubles as a bottle opener. Only takes 65 credit hours to acquire.

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Or maybe 95. Whatever. I had one. Then I lost it.

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So I was reading about a member using his wedding ring to open beer bottles and it got me thinking; I've always loved craft beer so naturally I have often been without my opener and had to use some other inanimate object to open my beer bottle.
A 1911 with a GI guide rod has a built in bottle opener in the dust cover.
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A 1911 with a GI guide rod has a built in bottle opener in the dust cover.
There's my problem. I have a Sig P229.

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