Pop Top Can Opener For Zip Top Cans.
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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to pry the top off of flip top cans for persons with little finger strength or dexterity. Illustrates construction of a ring top opener using a U bolt with one leg cut off and the other bent, with the end flattened, to which a small metal pin is welded about 1/2 inch from the end. This is fastened to a file handle; a notch is put in the bolt to steady it on the rim of the can. The tip of the bolt is slipped under the ring and a downward motion levers off the lid. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. Welding. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make it Cheap: Volume 3 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1183 PAGES (including cover): 2 1976.