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Old November 24, 2011, 09:33 AM   #1
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Help I need to find a russian can opener for milsurp cans

Every 440 can I open sends my wife to the phone ready to dial 911. Where can i find a can opener for it?

I buy 7.62x54 and 7.62x39 in bulk.
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Old November 24, 2011, 10:45 AM   #2
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I think eBay is your best bet. A bunch of the ammo ships with openers.

http://compare.ebay.com/like/2508935...=sbar&_lwgsi=y

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Old November 24, 2011, 04:06 PM   #3
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The openers are included in the CRATE that the two ammo cans come in...just buy a crate and you get the opener. You can also use a dremel tool or cutoff wheel in a drill to open them.
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Old November 24, 2011, 05:56 PM   #4
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I just use a chisel and hammer it works great! takes about 2 minutes or less and its not all that loud
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Old November 25, 2011, 10:25 AM   #5
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Army & Navy store should have the old military can openers as well as todays modern Swiss Army knives
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Old November 25, 2011, 12:44 PM   #6
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Change your technique:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVQVka5lRbQ

Or, as others have suggested, buy a crate with 2 cans.
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Old November 25, 2011, 06:56 PM   #7
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I guess on of my old hobbys, restoring cars, has help me here. Like changing a door skin. I lay the can upside down and with a small hammer and chizell, gently tap and pry the lid all the way around the can. I have been able to remove the lid in such a manner I can reuse it. Takes patience.
I once tried to find a can opener and seems everyone was sold out.
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Old December 9, 2011, 05:03 PM   #8
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Thanks for the info guys
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Old December 10, 2011, 10:53 PM   #9
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x2 on chisel and hammer
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Old December 10, 2011, 11:32 PM   #10
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I have an extra, where do you need it sent?
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Old December 11, 2011, 01:27 AM   #11
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Just use a hammer and sickle...uh, I mean chisel.
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Old December 11, 2011, 06:02 PM   #12
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Wow 45 minutes with tin snips and no need for stitches

Granted the metal spam can is fubar'd. A steel toothed wolverine coulda been blamed. The store I got it at stated they couldn't sell the openers, and all 4 gun shops in my area could not suggest where to find them. I searched over 35 can opener sites and 70 some odd mil surplus sights but as usual you people came through for me, A VERY BIG THANK YOU to my forum pals.
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Old December 11, 2011, 08:44 PM   #13
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just use a chisel and hammer, Just as quick.
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Old December 13, 2011, 09:14 AM   #14
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OK, then I'll keep it for the next guy who needs one.
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Old December 19, 2011, 08:48 PM   #15
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Thanks armoredman

I just hope the next person who needs it checks the firing line too.
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Old December 20, 2011, 03:12 AM   #16
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Bayonets.
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