Oozing Goo - The Lava Lamp Syndicate

So I picked up a Century off Craigslist (for $10) but the lava appears hopeless at the moment.

I had bookmarked a link on this site, or maybe I thought I did (dang ADD), that had a picture of a tool that someone bought at BB&B to remove this type of cap.

Any suggestions on a good tool, or method, that will result in the least amount of damage to the plastic cap?

As always, any and all replies are greatly appreciated!!

Man, I really don't want to crack the cap.

Views: 171

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

the plastic cap on a century will twist off.  the bottle opener you're referring to is for the metal caps.  it's called a push-n-pop and won't bend the cap like a typical opener does.

This is what I was referring to... it is a jar opener.

I will be honest and say that I haven't even tried to twist the cap off by hand. Too many images of Ebay globes with broken caps had me gun shy. I will give it a try tomorrow.

Thanks.

I think you're better off not using a tool if possible.  Sometimes it does take a surprising amount of force to get them off though.

BY THE AMAZING RONCO!

I have a knockoff made in black and it works 100% of the time

good luck!

I hit them with a blow dryer for about a minute or so.  Loosens them enough, so they screw off more easily.  I've used a rubber husband on the more difficult ones.

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Support Oozing Goo

By using the eBay button above, you support OG if you purchase anything. Thanks for thinking of us. Mark Goo

© 2019   Created by Mark Goo.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service