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Bottle tops and screws

Post 1


Having trouble undoing a screw top, or something else similar?
Lefty loosey, righty tighty will remind you of the way to undo it. smiley - biggrin

Bottle tops and screws

Post 2

Wand'rin star

Unless you're in China - where it's all the other way round. Takes me ages to unlock my door when I get home in the evening. smiley - star

Bottle tops and screws

Post 3


I didn't realise that! I'll have to watch out if I ever go to China. smiley - smiley

Door keys can go different ways in the UK, my mum's is different to mine, so I always end up putting her dead lock on. smiley - doh

Bottle tops and screws

Post 4

The Researcher formally known as Dr St Justin

If I recall correctly, the 'thread' on gas cannisters goes different ways round, depending on what is in the cannister. This means that you need two sorts of valves - one for left handed threads, one for right handed. Hopefully, this will ensure that (for instance) you don't mix up oxygen and carbon dioxide.

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