GUN best way to open a spam can of czech 7.62X54R?

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  1. beetle

    beetle blah blah blah OT Supporter

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    looks just like this
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    except mine didn't come with the handy opener. Look around the outside, no tabs or anything else that would indicate a way to open it.

    I guess I could go at it with a screwdriver or something, but pounding a can of ammo with a hammer and screwdriver doesn't exactly sound smart.

    anyone have a good technique for opening these things?

    thanks!
     
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    Iceburn Made in the USA

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    Shoot it open.
     
  4. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    rape it
     
  6. Ford4Life

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    Make a hole in the corner. You can use a screw driver, or a punch. Then use some tin snips to cut around the outside of the can.
     
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  8. beetle

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    :wavey: thanks this worked. ammo is surprisngly clean for something that has been stored away for so long!
     
  9. hsmith

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    yeah, that metal is pretty porous
     
  10. thegooch

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    that thing taped to the can.........well that is a can opener afterall
     
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    Reading is fundamental here.

    He said "looks like this, except without the can opener."
     
  12. Fire Sauce

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    When that happened to me I just went to my local gun shop and they had an extra opener laying around.
     
  13. thegooch

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    :rofl: :doh:
     
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    BUT THE AMMO IS INSIDE!!111 :run:
     
  15. beetle

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    got it open with the tin snips, this is my first can of eastern block 7.62X54R surplus. whoa, what is that smell?
     
  16. Ford4Life

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    A fat communist woman rubbed her snatch all over the ammo before it was canned.
     
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    Pure awesome.
     
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