I bought one out of the catalogs that was made from plastic, it got knocked off the table and i stepped on it, and broke it.:roll: So i put a table fork in the vise and bent the prongs to rake over the cappings (those hard ones), but i mainly use a elec. knife. Been using it for 2 yrs. now.:thumbsup: Jack
Crazy8,Like Jack I spent good money on an "official capping scratcher" from one of the major suppliers, I'm not going to name which one, (although their initials are ML) I too dropped it and stepped on it. OOOPS!
A table fork works great for what my decapping knife don't get.
I picked up a stainless one with very thinly tapered and sharp teeth. I tossed it in with some things my son was picking up and didnt realize till later, looking at the receipt, that it was 35$. It does a super job of slicing the cappings though, without tearing the cells, but I would not have knowingly payed that much for one.