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    Tired of always looking for a bottle openner?

    Try the Bro Opener, attach one to your EV rack today.
    I cam across this on my FB and thought it belonged here.
    BROpener: turn ANYTHING into a bottle opener! by Matt & Aaron — Kickstarter
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    Cool story, bro.

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    turn ANYTHING into a bottle opener!
    Anything???

    I am sure my cat will beg to differ.
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    So its a rectangle piece of metal with double sided tape?

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-one1 View Post
    So its a rectangle piece of metal with double sided tape?
    But it says BRO on it, bro!


    THROW MONEY AT THEIR KICKSTARTER BRO!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jtmartino View Post
    but it says bro on it, bro!


    Throw money at their kickstarter bro!
    anodized and laser etched!!!
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    I recently discovered I can use my wedding ring as a bottle opener. Don't tell my wife.

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    Don't forget it also has a magnet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFryauff View Post
    anodized and laser etched!!!
    Siiiiick!

    Quote Originally Posted by kjlued View Post
    Don't forget it also has a magnet.
    Double Siiick!


    Deciding between one of these or a pair of those Reef sandals with a built-in opener on the bottom. You know, the part that touches all the crap you have to walk over.

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    Do true bros even drink bottles? What good is the bropener when you just picked up a suitcase of Natty Light for the brofest?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carl Hungus View Post
    Do true bros even drink bottles? What good is the bropener when you just picked up a suitcase of Natty Light for the brofest?
    This is true...and I think other than the Modelo in the video, all the others bottles they opened were twist offs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JFryauff View Post
    This is true...and I think other than the Modelo in the video, all the others bottles they opened were twist offs.
    hahaha, pure fail.
    telling me to stay out of a former bombing range next to a dump while you build huge houses next to it? Screw you.-sandmangts

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFryauff View Post
    This is true...and I think other than the Modelo in the video, all the others bottles they opened were twist offs.
    Honestly, this type of product will probably only appeal to the frat boy twist off drinker trying to look cool even though he can twist the cap off.

    I mean seriously what self respecting true beer lover of craft brews and other high end beers that always require bottle openers has trouble finding a bottle opener?

    If the several I have my bar and in my kitchen miraculously all get misplaced I still have the good old trusty credit card opener I keep in my wallet.

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    No beer left unopened!

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    I have a Fossil wallet with a bottle opener money clip. I have 2 spares too, so that I will always, always have a bottle opener on hand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LostBoyScout View Post
    I have a Fossil wallet with a bottle opener money clip. I have 2 spares too, so that I will always, always have a bottle opener on hand.

    now that is cool
    telling me to stay out of a former bombing range next to a dump while you build huge houses next to it? Screw you.-sandmangts

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    They need 35k to get that off the ground? In the last year I did my first two runs of lock ring tools for about 5k. I'm guessing that they need that because they are looking at manufacturing over seas and need to meet a sizable minimum. If they were open to domestic manufacturing they could do smaller runs and have this crappy idea to market for 10% of what they are looking for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kjlued View Post
    No beer left unopened!
    I bought a SF Giants - branded version of those for a family member recently. They really work!

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    Quote Originally Posted by customfab View Post
    They need 35k to get that off the ground? In the last year I did my first two runs of lock ring tools for about 5k. I'm guessing that they need that because they are looking at manufacturing over seas and need to meet a sizable minimum. If they were open to domestic manufacturing they could do smaller runs and have this crappy idea to market for 10% of what they are looking for.
    if truly a startup, they may have capital needs such as machinery

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    Good looking tools customfab. Does the lockring tool screw into the chain wip? Also, you might want to take the "Congratulations on starting your own e-commerce site!!" off of the front page though. I know a good web page developer if you need one.
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    I prefer high caliber guns to open my cheep beer. Preferably when the bullet costs more than the beer itself.




    I have posted this before but you can impress the sorority girls with a CD too.

    (not me in the video btw)
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    The bottle with cd will work with any edge like that. I used to do it all the time when I bar tended as par of my bar tricks. Anyways, only do it that way with twist offs. It can be done with pop tops but takes more force and I have ripped the neck right off the bottle.

    As far as GIVING start up capital to a start up business, no way.

    I can see loaning money to a start up to be repaid with interest and giving up something as collateral or giving the money for a piece of the pie. However, just to give money because they don't want to take any risks in their idea, forget it.

    I mean hell, they aren't even giving away a free bottle opener with a donation.

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    just place one on your keychain and carry it with you keys. Problem solved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by willapajames View Post
    I recently discovered I can use my wedding ring as a bottle opener. Don't tell my wife.
    Miller or Bud did a commercial showing that a few years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phlegm View Post
    if truly a startup, they may have capital needs such as machinery
    Bropener isn't a manufacturing company, guaranteed.

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    More engineering went into this than you think. Both the magnet strength and placement are crucial. We finally found the perfect combination of durability and design using anodized 7075 aircraft grade aluminum with laser etched detail for branding. Aaron is a mechanical engineer and was a product manager in aerospace for almost 7 years. He has this covered.
    It took a mechanical engineer a year to design that?

    I find the installation of the bropener on the car to be pretty stupid as every car has a seat belt and you can use the end of the seat belt to do "the lighter trick" to open your bottle of pepsi/coke.

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