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Default Can openers.

Ours isn't working very well. Anyone here have some suggestions about this?
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Get closer and press ( not pull) the trigger /Ed
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I had the same problem last month. I bought a Kitchenaid can opener for around 12 bucks from Amazon. It does the job and seems be plenty strong...


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I have always used the old style snap it on the can and twist the handle works for me or you could get you some P 38 Smile they work great although wife may not care for them.

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Our 25+ year old black and decker can opener that the white plastic had turned yellow on finally died over the summer. Apparently B&D isn't trendy enough so a new Cuisinart ss can opener replaced it. The older B&D had a roller blade and the Cuisinart has a fixed blade that was making steel wool like fibers when it opened the cans. 30 seconds with a stone removed the burrs that were causing it, but given the choice I'd look for another one with a roller wheel blade that cuts the cans open.

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Buy quality. Kitchenaid, oxo or a similar good brand. There's nothing worse than a junk can opener.
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That is a new one.

I have several manual can openers, the basic turn the handle type, the newer type that opens on the side leaving a sharp edge and the old , old type where you pump the handle so the blade cuts it open.
Used to have one of the small turn the handle type but it wore out and new ones of that type are mostly crap.
I have one very old electric, with knife sharpener, I got from my late Aunt, and newer one that works but is not near as good as te old one but if you do it right will still open a big three pound restaurant type can.

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We have a Hamiltion Beach that has done it's job for quite a few years. It's one of those of inferior quality that Walmart sells.
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If you have any around there, check second hand shops, I have gotten some good old stuff from those.

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