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Old 08-18-2007, 10:39 PM   #1
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Can a twist off cap bottle be re-capped with a pry off bottle cap?

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Old 08-18-2007, 10:43 PM   #2
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some people say yes, some say no.... Personally I've never tried. It will depend somewhat on the quality of your capper. There have been a few threads on the subject, try a search for reusing twistoffs, I'd search for ya, but I'm feelin' pretty lazy this afternoon.

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Old 08-18-2007, 11:26 PM   #3
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I remember a thread about this too, I think someone said it was safe to use if you had a bench capper but a wing capper would most likely break the bottlenecks.

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Old 08-18-2007, 11:45 PM   #4
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I say...Not worth the risk.
They are not designed for it.

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I've always been told no. I tried it a couple of times with empty twist bottles and a fair portion of the time, the caps wouldn't seat and could be popped off with my thumb.

After that experiment, I never tried it with full bottles.

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No problems here. Been using them for years, good seals and no breaks.

Disclaimers! : I use a bench capper. Also, I think that the necks on the bottles that I use are thicker than that of the American twist off bottles.

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No problems here. Been using them for years, good seals and no breaks.

Disclaimers! : I use a bench capper. Also, I think that the necks on the bottles that I use are thicker than that of the American twist off bottles.
I wonder if I heard it from a Canadian, I know our bottles are heavier glass too.
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