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Going Out of Business Sales and Can Openers

A few weeks ago I wrote a post on Can Openers can be a Problem.  This article pointed out the problems that occurred when some friends of mine attempted to open a number of heavy duty #10 cans of long-term storage foods.  The cheap can openers that came from the big box stores broke, some after as few as ten cans.  This got me to doing a bit of research on can openers. After looking around and making a few inquires I decided that the best buy for most preppers is the ECO2 Edlund Can Opener, manual, 9″ slide bar, plated steel. …

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Can Openers can be a Problem

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the 250 cases of food that we removed from under a friend’s house, when he moved.  Today I Encountered a New Food Storage Problem.  Some of the food was quite old dating from the 1970’s and of course there was the problems with the labels and some rusty cans.  A number of these cans were given to a friend of mine who ate some and used some of the more damaged products to feed their pigs.  This resulted in a surprising problem with can openers.

The people involved are serious preps and have a homestead. …

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