Bottle Opener That Doesn't Crease Caps

Discussion in 'Breweriana' started by thampel09, May 21, 2013.

  1. thampel09

    thampel09 Advocate (535) New Jersey Apr 27, 2010 Verified

    As the title says... I have a wine key that does this in which my parents have had for years.. but looking for another one and was wondering what others inputs on a good solid one was. thanks!
     
  2. Tedwarhc

    Tedwarhc Savant (265) Pennsylvania Jan 24, 2011

    After I got this, http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/nail-bottle-opener, I never turned back.
     
  3. smartassboiler

    smartassboiler Advocate (740) Illinois Apr 9, 2012 Verified

    I'll second this. A local brewery called Solemn Oath sells branded ones of these, so I picked one up, and I use it all the time. It doesn't crease the caps.
     
  4. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (845) Washington Apr 27, 2006

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  5. You can put a quarter on top of the cap and use the wine key.
     
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  6. pmoney

    pmoney Advocate (665) Colorado Apr 15, 2011 Verified

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  7. heyduke

    heyduke Aficionado (205) Colorado Jan 14, 2011 Verified

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  8. Nalarn

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  9. Jwale73

    Jwale73 Champion (750) Rhode Island Aug 15, 2007 Verified

  10. biglobo8971

    biglobo8971 Advocate (590) Minnesota May 6, 2010 Verified

    have the same one, and I agree, very solid. Plus the magnet at the end keeps them in its place.
     
  11. Docrock

    Docrock Advocate (535) Illinois Jan 21, 2012

    Dark Horse sells an opener at their shop that is made out of a horseshoe. It does a really nice job of not crimping the cap.
     
  12. thampel09

    thampel09 Advocate (535) New Jersey Apr 27, 2010 Verified

    Thanks for the input. I think my first step is going to be definitely making my own own with the bolt like that brewbicle one. Got everything I could possibly need already!
     
  13. Hotmetal1

    Hotmetal1 Advocate (650) Mississippi Feb 28, 2012 Verified

    These are some that I make, they do no damage to the cap.
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  14. thampel09

    thampel09 Advocate (535) New Jersey Apr 27, 2010 Verified

    Now that is awesome! Nice work! I have gone to work with just fancy different pieces of wood my father has extras laying around of (he is a cabinet maker one the side from his fancy office job) and I sandy them some and thread a bold into the end of on and butcher wax them up. works like a charm.. basically the same thing as the allagah and firestone ones. But man yours are truly beautiful man!
     
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  15. StoutSeth

    StoutSeth Savant (310) Virginia Sep 24, 2010 Subscriber

    ISO:
     
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  16. distantmantra

    distantmantra Advocate (685) Washington May 23, 2011 Verified

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  17. [​IMG]
     
  18. Hotmetal1

    Hotmetal1 Advocate (650) Mississippi Feb 28, 2012 Verified

    Fits right in when you drink BMC products, LOL.
     
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  19. Dont get me wrong yours look killer I just very rarely use anything but a Bic
    Once the Bic method is mastered it works on all but the most stubborn caps in a flash
     
  20. Hotmetal1

    Hotmetal1 Advocate (650) Mississippi Feb 28, 2012 Verified

    Just kidding man, I use a bic when I don't take one of mine with me.
     
  21. twizzard

    twizzard Advocate (720) New York May 11, 2013 Verified

    I'll trade ya a couple BCBS for one??:)
     
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  22. FEUO

    FEUO Initiate (0) Ontario (Canada) Jul 24, 2012

    Firestone Walker have a nice one.