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Re: Tin opener

Post by Raven » Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:29 am

When I was little I regularly used to “run away” I was only like 4 and they used to watch me out the window, I’d Pack up the push chair with tins from the kitchen cupboards and then leave. They’d watch me from the window, but never ever did I once take a damn tin opener so after I died of dehydration I still would have been hungry or knawing on tin cans, roflol!!! :lol:

Thought it was an amusing young story to share?

I mostly try to buy cans with the openers but it is a fantastic idea to put tin openers with each store of canned food. Cans themselves can be useful in a variety so I consider them a must have. 8-)
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Re: Tin opener

Post by Plymtom » Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:47 am

Have you not had the ring break off a few if those pull ones? I have, the tin opener still works on them though :D
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Re: Tin opener

Post by jansman » Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:51 pm

Plymtom wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:47 am
Have you not had the ring break off a few if those pull ones? I have, the tin opener still works on them though :D
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Re: Tin opener

Post by Raven » Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:27 pm

I guess i’ve been lucky so far, no rings fallen off so far - that I remember anyway. 8-)

It’s not that I don’t buy tins with no rings and don’t use tin openers, but for my emergency food I try to look for the ones with rings. LOL ;)

I have had a corned beef tin opening thingy break on me before, that was awkward to open after, but a traditional tin opener worked on it. The magic can opener didn’t like it, i’m presuming because it wasn’t round... :?
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Re: Tin opener

Post by Plymtom » Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:09 am

Raven wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:27 pm
I guess i’ve been lucky so far, no rings fallen off so far - that I remember anyway. 8-)

It’s not that I don’t buy tins with no rings and don’t use tin openers, but for my emergency food I try to look for the ones with rings. LOL ;)

I have had a corned beef tin opening thingy break on me before, that was awkward to open after, but a traditional tin opener worked on it. The magic can opener didn’t like it, i’m presuming because it wasn’t round... :?
The jury's out on ring pull food cans, by the very nature unless stored in near perfect conditions the thickness of material keeping the air our (along with the thickness of cans as time goes on) must mean things aren't what they used to be in terms of shelf life, I'm particularly concerned when it comes to things like tinned fish, we could be talking more than than bad guts or the trots here ;) call me an old fart but with new innovations come potential risks, if we go thinking it's canned food, it's gonna be the same as it ever was, we may be fooling ourselves if we try and hold on to it for too long.
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Re: Tin opener

Post by ForgeCorvus » Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:52 pm

The only can we've had fail in storage was a ring-pull (cat food in this case), it took hours (spread over a couple of days) to find it by smell alone.... We first thought one of the Mogs had bought something half dead in and let it loose. The stink was unreal (insert "Puking" emoticon here).
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