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Safe way to remove stopper from Hutch bottle?

Coca-Cola

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Oct 5, 2019
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Recently purchased a nice hutch with the stopper lodged inside. I was wondering if there is any safe way to remove it from the bottle? I would like to not damage the stopper too much... I saw on an old post that I could soak the stopper in lemon juice? This will loosen the gunk up and it should come out easily? Any tips is greatly appreciated!!
 

DeepSeaDan

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Jun 9, 2013
115
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I remove them by grasping the metal arm portion with a pair of needle-nose pliers, then snipping the metal with a pair of side cutters. It might take several snips to get the entire stopper out. Be careful not to damage the top of the bottle! Support the bottle safely while working, and take your time.

I've never been able to figure how to get them out in one piece!
 
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