Black & Decker Lids Off Jar Opener Reviews

Black & Decker Lids Off Jar Opener

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  • Easily Opening Stubborn Jars with the Black & Decker Lids Off Jar Opener

    Feb 25, 2007 by dlstewart is a Lead on Epinions in Home and Garden
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, it works, quiet operation, great for those with hand or muscle problems
    Cons: does not open bottle caps (just jar lids); takes up counter space

    Summary: My brother likes his Black & Decker Lids Off Jar Opener so much that last year he bought one for me. I was skeptical since Ive had unhappy results using electric can openers. However, this Black & Decker proved its worth. ... read more

  • Mixed reviews by other people!

    Jun 12, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easily removes stubborn jar lids
    Cons: No cord storage

    A bit bulky

    Summary: BACKGROUND:We are senior citizens with mild arthritis in our hands that make removing tight lids on jars of all sizes, difficult.  It is especially difficult on larger lids like pickle jars, artichoke hearts, bean salad, ... read more

  • Black & Decker Lids Off Jar Opener

    Jan 31, 2006 by susidee34 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Home and Garden
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good concept
    Cons: didn't work for me

    Summary: What a brilliant and thoughtful idea. Finally, someone thinks of us older people and people that have lost the strength in their hands. People that live alone and just want to open that jar of pickles or jelly. You beat on the lid, bang it on the ... read more

  • Open jars without hurting your wrists with Lids Off Jar Opener by Black & Decker

    Dec 30, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, opens jars without straining one's wrists or fingers.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: For people with disabilities -- such as cerebral palsy in my case and arthritis in my mom's -- some everyday activities aren't very easy. Some people with no physical disabilities who still have manual strength and dexterity might scoff at the ... read more

  • A must for arthritis sufferers

    Sep 9, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It does what it says - opens jars without fail
    Cons: Price; doesn't work on tall plastic twist-top water/soda bottles

    Summary: My mom has rheumatoid arthritis. We stay with her a lot on weekends to help out. She has reached a point where her hands are so weak, she can't open a thing anymore. Not a big deal when there's someone around to help out. But, she's by herself Monday ... read more

  • Black and Decker Lids Off Jar Opener: Waste of Money, Except for Senior Citizens

    Mar 20, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works well, easy to use, great for injured and/or seniors
    Cons: Waste of money for many people

    Summary: One of the things my wife and I received at one of our wedding showers was the Black and Decker Lids Off Jar Opener. She liked it and I immediately thought that this might be the biggest waste of $40.00 that I have ever seen. Now, six months later, I ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Works great

    Jul 24, 2009 by
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    Pros: Works
    Cons: None ... yet

    Summary: Finally, something better than a hammer and a temper tantrum.  Got it today, and had a jar that hadn't been returned to the store yet.Pop!  ... read more

  • Cinnamon applesauce anyone??

    Dec 22, 2006 by
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    Pros: Opens every jar with ease. Simple to use.
    Cons: Wish it COULD open bottles =/

    Summary: I am 28 & have severe rheumatoid arthritis. I received this as an early Christmas gift last weekend from a family friend. I tried a few jars [previously opened] that day & it did great. I came on here tonight & thought I would check the reviews on ... read more

  • Crushes Plastic Jars

    Feb 15, 2006 by
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    Pros: Great Concept
    Cons: crushes plastic jars

    Summary: I discovered it don't like plastic jars. Though it did get a good grip on the lid and opened the jar, the lower jaws crushed the bottom of the jar. (peanut butter, Mayonnaise jars) Hmm sounds like a sandwich I once made !! I also found as others ... read more

  • Save your money

    Jan 16, 2006 by
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    Pros: Removes some lids.
    Cons: Doesn't work on most jars.

    Summary: I'm always removing jar lids for my spouse so I thought this would make a nice gift. However, it turned out to be a White Elephant so I took it back. The Product would not open on two out of the three jars I tried. If I'm going to put a bulky appliance ... read more

  • Greatest invention since peanut butter & jelly

    Nov 27, 2005 by
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    Pros: Does what it is advertised to do! Opening jars is such a breeze now!
    Cons: None

    Summary: I am so thrilled with the Black & Decker Lids Off Machine! My husband purchased it for me Christmas 2004. He knows that I have lost the strength in my hands due to a spinal cord injury & rheumatoid arthritis. He saw it advertised on TV before the ... read more

  • Save your money. This product just doesn't work.

    Feb 22, 2005 by
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    Pros: Good idea if it were implemented properly
    Cons: Doesn't work on smooth or small lids

    Summary: My wife has a wrist condition and this device promised to be just the ticket to help her open those pesky lids. This opener promises to deliver but it falls short. It will not open a small lid like on a ketchup jar. It just won't close up that small. ... read more

  • Worthless Product

    Jan 4, 2005 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Might be able to open a jar that had been previously opened.

    Summary: I just received this product today and tried to open 3 new jars with twist off lids. It didn't even budge any of them. Save your money and time. I sent mine back to the seller ... read more

  • What a great invention for arthritis sufferers

    Dec 26, 2004 by
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    Pros: Handle's soft on the underside and large enough for arthritic hands to hold onto
    Cons: none so far.

    Summary: I bought the Black & Decker Lids Off for my Mother for Christmas. While I was at her house this evening, she took jars out of her refrigerator and kept opening them, just to show me how the Lids Off works and how she can take the lids off. It's the ... read more

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