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Any tips for removing corks from bottles.

ROBBYBOBBY64

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I've had some buck with a pipe cleaner. I know eBay you can put whatever you want on there price wise, why would a newer O-Cedar bottle be going for $38 I believe they're fairly common
I use hemostats to remove any roots or cork that is left. Here are two that i use all the time.. the one will fit in the tiniest of medicine bottles. I usually leave corks or pieces inside. Just my preference.
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Dogo

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You can use a cordless drill. Start with a small bit and carefully drill through as straight as you can, then increase the bit size until you can collapse the stopper. It destroys the stopper/cork, but if you are careful, it won't hurt the bottle.
 

Mailman1960

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I use hemostats to remove any roots or cork that is left. Here are two that i use all the time.. the one will fit in the tiniest of medicine bottles. I usually leave corks or pieces inside. Just my preference.
ROBBYBOBBY64.
good call, thanks
You can use a cordless drill. Start with a small bit and carefully drill through as straight as you can, then increase the bit size until you can collapse the stopper. It destroys the stopper/cork, but if you are careful, it won't hurt the bottle.
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Wildcat wrangler

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good call, thanks

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Livin on the edge! Not much scares me... but the potential of what could go wrong with a drill and a bottle on the line? Scares me.... Lol! Your gutsy..... I guess it would depend on the size of the cork and the size of the drill bit. I got a tiny cork out, last night, using a curved dental pick, but it could have easily pushed it into the bottle, where I’d really never get it out.


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Wildcat wrangler

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I've had some buck with a pipe cleaner. I know eBay you can put whatever you want on there price wise, why would a newer O-Cedar bottle be going for $38 I believe they're fairly common
I've had some buck with a pipe cleaner. I know eBay you can put whatever you want on there price wise, why would a newer O-Cedar bottle be going for $38 I believe they're fairly common
I got 1 out, like that, floating in water by using a thin knife& a thing to hold it... wire or something? it took a bit, but I cut it in pieces and got it out. What about a fishhook and line? Or a curved or hooked dental tool? Or a long skewer and empty the water- skewer it carefully against the bottom? Believe it, I would get that out of there....


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Wildcat wrangler

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I use hemostats to remove any roots or cork that is left. Here are two that i use all the time.. the one will fit in the tiniest of medicine bottles. I usually leave corks or pieces inside. Just my preference.
ROBBYBOBBY64.
Those are cool! Where did u find those? Perfect for bottles. I take a small razor blade and lock it in hemostats & cab get int inside the real narrow necks to scrape crud off the inside of the bottle? Yours would work even better for that.


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Wildcat wrangler

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I got 1 out, like that, floating in water by using a thin knife& a thing to hold it... wire or something? it took a bit, but I cut it in pieces and got it out. What about a fishhook and line? Or a curved or hooked dental tool? Or a long skewer and empty the water- skewer it carefully against the bottom? Believe it, I would get that out of there....


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Don’t they use hemostats that also cut & grab, during surgery? Hmmmm... time to call my nurse sis and call in a favor-


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Mailman1960

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Livin on the edge! Not much scares me... but the potential of what could go wrong with a drill and a bottle on the line? Scares me.... Lol! Your gutsy..... I guess it would depend on the size of the cork and the size of the drill bit. I got a tiny cork out, last night, using a curved dental pick, but it could have easily pushed it into the bottle, where I’d really never get it out.


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a drill is a little extreme it is only a cork
 

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