Sorry, I give you a non pertinent suggestion.
Today, the major wine producers are slowly moving towards***caps.
It appears to be well accepted by the old and new generation.
I would say because its tendon related It would better for her to try any
corkscrew on your short list before purchasing.
> Thanks all-
> The issue with the leverage is that it's tendon related- she can't make
> the proper motion to 'lift' the lever up or jam it downwards. It still
> takes quite a bit of force to operate any leveraged cork screw- which
> is rapidly becoming practically impossible.
> I *never* thought to check out Targets- and they have several- so I'll
> be heading over there. The Oester looks pretty slim and it's
> Thanks again!
>> I have had many type of corkscrews.
>> Then while touring a Winery I purchased a basic quality made corkscrew
>> look like this Multi-Function Corkscrew
>> http://www.FoundCollection.com/,104,53217 it
>> only priced at about $7.00 CAD.
>> You can look and try all kind of Automatic corkscrew but in my opinion
>> best one I had and still use everyday is the one shown at Lee Valley. It
>> does not have to be purchased at Lee Valley but make sure that it quality
>> very good otherwise it will not work well.
>> The waiters in Restaurant prefer the two stages lever action. Myself I
>> comfortable with the one stage lever action.
>> I do not know what to do with all these automatic corkscrews received as
>> gifts. If I throw them away, it will offend those who gave them to me.
>> >> Good morning-
>> >> I'm hoping you'll excuse the slightly off-topic post here. I am
>> >> desperately trying to find some form of automatic corkscrew. My
>> >> searches have turned up nothing- everything that they label as
>> >> 'automatic' still requires some form of advantaged leverage, and even
>> >> that would appear to be too much for my mother to operate.
>> >> I did tell her some great new wines are coming out in***top, and
>> >> she said (and I quote- this is hillarious) "I haven't had a***top
>> >> wine since I was 18- and they were AWFUL! I'm not starting again!".
>> >> I
>> >> think some more marketing is in order...
>> >> I have seen the CO2 wine poppers that require a needle to be injected
>> >> thru the cork and, again, that would appear to require too much force
>> >> to do.
>> >> The ' Uncorking Machines' are typically bench mounted and still have a
>> >> small amount of leverage that may be too difficult for her to operate.
>> >> I could probably build one (if I had the time) but I know there's got
>> >> to be one out there ready to be gift-wrapped for christmas.
>> >> Suggestions welcome-
>> >> Jason
>> > Goto Target.com and search for "battery corkscrew" $19.99...you may or
>> > maynot get it for Christmas..... good luck..
>> > Sean