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WesternPA-collector

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I'm in a bind with this jar. I found it in the woods like this, with contents still inside. I don't know what is in it. Maybe apple butter? Anyhow, the lid is completely stuck. Nothing I've tried has worked. I'm about ready to get a Dremel tool and cut the lid off. But there's risk in damaging the jar. I know these aren't worth a lot. But it would be nice to have it to go with the larger 28 ounce har I have. Does anyone have ideas on how to unfreeze the lid?
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All good advice. Soak upside down, start with water as hot as you can get from the tap. Let it set for an hour or two. Little WD-40, a little tapping, Repeat as necessary.
 

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Wrench for jars are cheap...$6 on ebay if i remember correctly.back and forth motion after tapping lightly. Sometimes the corrosion binds back up as it rolls in the threads.
 

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Depending how long it's sat, whatever was originally in there would probably have the consistency/color of apple butter, lol. I'm curious if you figure out what it was.
 

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