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Easy-Open Jars

Jar lids that seldom stick.
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A handy tip for opening stuck jar lids is to put a rubber band around the lid and the added grip lets you open it.

So why not just make the lids with a rubber edge so that they shouldn't be too hard to open in the first place?

liamdelahunty, Feb 22 2003

(?) In the mean time... http://cj.catalogci...csyn=22&pcd=4972685
[DrCurry, Oct 04 2004]

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       translate DrC - the idea is excellent, cannot find anything baked or half-baked so nitpick on the title.   

       I agree with the hotdoc, it should be 'even a girl can open this jar lid'. +1 neat idea.
po, Feb 22 2003
  

       A band I was in waybackwhen considered and rejected the name "Rubber Husband".
waugsqueke, Feb 22 2003
  

       rubber band?
po, Feb 22 2003
  

       This is, quite frankly, mega.   

       [Later: just checked your site, liam. Have you been secretly controlling my word choice with a top secret remote word choice control device?]
my face your, Feb 22 2003
  

       Is that synonomous with "condom cohabitator" [waugs]?
bristolz, Feb 23 2003
  

       It was a common name for those rubber jar openers.
waugsqueke, Feb 23 2003
  

       Not just rubber; the lid should have a countoured grip.   

       If a jar lid's stuck on through a vacuum, I get out the centre-punch and a pin hammer. <pfffffft> And then I reseal the small hole with a bit of tape.
FloridaManatee, Feb 23 2003
  

       MFY, you should post that as a separate idea, then use it to make the annos read in the opposite sense to the votes. That'd confuse 'em.
egbert, Feb 23 2003
  
      
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