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Best Bottle Opener

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by ifallalot, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. ifallalot

    ifallalot Tele-Holic

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    Feb 24, 2012
    Huntington Beach, CA
    No matter what I use, church key, dedicated opener, wine opener, can opener, etc, I like opening glass bottle best with a lighter:D

    what say yall?
     
  2. ddewerd

    ddewerd Tele-Afflicted

    I carry a little aluminum opener on my key chain, from DeFalco's Homebrewing Supplies in Houston.

    I never could get the hang of the lighter thing. Just tonight my buddy opened my beer with one. He's been trying to teach me that for years, but to no avail.

    At least opening it with your teeth is no longer the craze.

    Cheers,
    Doug
     
  3. Westerly Sunn

    Westerly Sunn Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 28, 2006
    S.E. North Carolina
    When I read your post, I was wondering how the @##$ do you open a bottle with a lighter? Whadda ya heat the cap up or sum crazy thing?

    So, I googled it... and :lol:! H311, I've done that a billion times, but it ain't a lighter thing, I've done it with lighters, hammer handles, screwdrivers, cartridge cases, tabletops and no tellin' how many other objects, too...

    Still, personally, I'd just as soon use a church key... but if I were to pick a favorite, it would be the old time opener on the wall or a drink box.
     
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  5. kelnet

    kelnet Doctor of Teleocity

    Apr 17, 2008
    Port Moody, BC
    It's hard to beat this old standby.
    [​IMG]

    I hate it, though, when I assume a bottle is a twist-off and it's not. Man, that hurts like hell.
     
  6. ifallalot

    ifallalot Tele-Holic

    753
    Feb 24, 2012
    Huntington Beach, CA
    The counter top is a good opener too but that is relegated to bachelor life...
     
  7. Westerly Sunn

    Westerly Sunn Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 28, 2006
    S.E. North Carolina
    Yes, SWMBO would not be amused! :lol:

    Maybe you could get your own bar in your own man-cave and relic that! ;)
     
  8. ifallalot

    ifallalot Tele-Holic

    753
    Feb 24, 2012
    Huntington Beach, CA
    hahahahhahahaha

    I'd never seen the SWMBO acronym before

    I LOL'd
     
  9. Westerly Sunn

    Westerly Sunn Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 28, 2006
    S.E. North Carolina
    I don't know how far it goes back but it is well, pre-internet...

    The character Horace Rumpole in "Rumpole of the Bailey" used the expression and that series began back in 1975.
     
  10. Alamo

    Alamo Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 15, 2006
    Berlin, Germany
    Hattori Hanzo anyone? :lol:
     

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  11. nattaruk

    nattaruk Tele-Meister

    366
    Feb 15, 2011
    London
    Ayesha the 'She' of Henry Rider Haggard's book (1887) was 'She Who Must Be Obeyed'. It's been a while since I read Rumpole but I believe the connection is made explicitly.
     
  12. Boubou

    Boubou Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 30, 2005
    Montreal, Quebec
    Drink from the tap, no need to pollute with bottles and caps

    Sent from my iPad using TDPRI
     
  13. Smokin OP

    Smokin OP Tele-Holic

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    Mar 16, 2003
    Leesburg, GA
    For those who use lighters, try a full commercial plastic water bottles using the cap to grab the side of bottle cap, lots of leverage. Myself, I keep a bottle opener on my key ring.
     
  14. Nick JD

    Nick JD Doctor of Teleocity

  15. thumbpick

    thumbpick Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 22, 2012
    somewhereville
    teeth...or a beautiful barmaid
     
  16. Allthesound

    Allthesound Tele-Afflicted

    Oct 21, 2011
    Connecticut
    +1 on using a lighter :D

    [​IMG]
     
  17. TeleKato

    TeleKato Friend of Leo's

    Mar 28, 2011
    Naples, FL
    I prefer these.
     

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  18. ddewerd

    ddewerd Tele-Afflicted

    I guess that's so you can drink while you're painting?

    Works for me....:lol:

    Cheers,
    Doug
     
  19. TeleKato

    TeleKato Friend of Leo's

    Mar 28, 2011
    Naples, FL
    :lol:
    You know, I was always wondering why a paint-can-opener-thingee was doubled up with a bottle opener. As I've seen no painting stuff that has that kind of top. :D

    These things also can be used to adjust one's truss-rod. So while you're painting and drinking, you can do set-ups too!
     
  20. jc93230

    jc93230 Tele-Holic

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    Feb 4, 2008
    California
  21. Jamie Black

    Jamie Black Friend of Leo's

    These work well for a keychain type opener, even has the slot on top to pop the tabs on cans.

    [​IMG]
     
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