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I'm used to pait cans where the lid can be simply pried off using a screwdriver. However this one seems different:

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How do I open it?

There are no instructions on the can itself.

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I did some poking and was able to break and remove the silver ring with needle-nose pliers. The lid beneath can now be pried open with a screw driver.

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If that is a plastic top it likely has to have the overhanging lip flexed out off a ridge on the top outside edge of the bucket.

This looks like it could be the full transition from metal paint cans to all plastic. For a while now paint cans have been a hybrid with plastic bucket but still with the crimped on metal top rim that accepts the old familiar metal paint can cover.

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