Military US P-38 Can Opener and P-51 Can Opener
SKU: P38P51 MPN: P38P51
P38P51: GI P-38 and P-51 Can Opener Combo
This is pack of two of the army's greatest tools, the P-38 Can Opener and the larger P-51 Can Opener. Each of these can be used for dozens of jobs. Makes a great can opener, cutting edge, groove cleaner, screw drive, clean finger nails, open seams and many, many more practical uses. Now you can have one of each size. Made in the USA by US Shelby (Make sure they are stamped US Shelby to guarantee made in the USA).
The P-38 Can Opener is key chain sized and consists of a short metal blade that serves as a handle (and also a screwdriver to the resourceful), with a small, hinged metal tooth that folds out to pierce the can lid.
The P-51 (2 inches long) is the larger version of the P-38 (1.5 inches long) and was often used by mess hall cooks to open the big trays and large cans of chow. The P-51 is a full 2 inches long. The added length affords more leverage and doesn't require as much thumb pressure to use. Some prefer them over the P-38s because a P-51 will open cans much easier and faster and will last much longer than the P-38. We recommend having one in every car, on every key-ring and included in every emergency survival kit.
Don’t get caught in a thunderstorm, hurricane or ice storm without a working can opener. The US P-38 and P-51 Can Openers are perfect for camping, hiking, fishing or for the survivalist in your family.
This lightweight, simple can opener can be a life saver In an emergency. The P-51 is less expensive, smaller, and lighter than the average can opener, making it a good fit for small kits or as a backup opener. Each is small enough include in any pack or attach to your keyring so it is always at the ready... stick an extra in your glove compartment, tackle box, travel gear, survival kit, stored canned goods or emergency supply kit.
ATLA - P38P51 Specifications:
- Stamped Steel tool
- Can be attached to your key ring or dog tag chain
- The ultimate multi-tool - 39 uses
- Can opener
- Seam ripper
- Clean fingernails
- Cut fishing line
- Open paint cans
- Window scraper
- Scrape around floor corners
- Clean out groove on tupperware lids
- Reach in and clean out small cracks
- Scrape around edge of boots
- Bottle opener
- Gut fish (in the field)
- Scale fish (in the field)
- Test for 'doneness' when baking on a camp fire
- Prying items
- Strip wire
- Scrape pans in the field
- Lift key on flip top cans
- Marking tool
- Deflating tires
- Clean sole of boot/shoe
- Pick teeth
- Striking flint
- Stirring coffee
- Puncturing plastic coating
- Knocking on doors
- Morse code
- Box cutter
- Opening letters
- Write emergency messages
- Scratch an itch
- Save as a souvenir
- Rip off rank for on-the-spot promotions
- Bee sting removal tool (scrape off w/ blade)
Stop beating up the tip of your knife and get the right tool for the job.
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