No Can Opener? No Problem!
The SHTF and you’ve come across a couple of canned goods while scavenging. Great news, right? The only thing lying between you and sustenance is a thin layer of metal… and you don’t have a can opener. As preppers it may be hard to imagine being caught off guard in such a way that you don’t even have the most basic essentials like a can opener in your bug out bag. However it can and will happen, remember, that’s why we prep. Let’s get on with it.
Opening a can without a can opener is not hard after you understand how the can is constructed. Present day canned goods are sealed by way of a roller which bends and then crimps the top of the can over the side walls, forming a, leak-proof, albeit thin seal. So all we have to do is break that crimped seal; not a challenging task with a little bit of concrete and friction. Watch the video below: