Introduction: Foam Apple Keychain Flash Drive...

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well I got a buch of foam apple keychains and a bunch of tiny 256Mb memory sticks in a Uni package...

so the Usb apple was to come about...

or the US Bapple

quick easy and is more a general guide to hollowing out foamy stuff quickly

Step 1: Murder the Casing on That Stick!

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we only need the guts of the flach drive so take the case off...

usually the case is held together by squeeze joints and just needs some carefull prying...

on mine it had a metal thign that spun around to reveal the male plug, to remover this I simply bet the metal bit but they're all different

Step 2: Now Have at That Foam

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You'll need a sharp knife for this or even just scissors anything with cutting abilities...

Make an initial cut slightly smaller than your stick in width.

now you need to jam the knife or whatever inside and twist, coring your apple or item in general, occasionally pulling out to let the destroyed material out... once theres a fair space inside try putting your stick in and sizing it up (second pic 'half way there'), my apple was the lenght of the stick in diameter so I had to hack most of it's innards out...

Step 3: Done Already?

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A little squirt of hot glue inside for this is helpful or the thing disintegrates after a while other than that enjoy squishy drives for life...


Sunbanks (author)2008-03-06

Could you use an apple corer for this?

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-03-06

Never know, you could... Actually you need something really sharp to 'core' the foamy apple, I used my craft scalpel...

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-08

Hehe I for some reason really wanted to ask if you could use an apple corer... I have a few foamy things I could do this with, including a foamy beer. I have no idea where my mom got it but it's pretty awesome :P

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-08

Cool... I don't agree with using an apple corer for consuming beer but opening it up...

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-08

How could you use an apple corer to consume beer?

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-08

Like some kind of mutant straw maybe?

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-08

Hmmm maybe. It might be pretty hard though. Especially if it doesn't fit in the bottle/can/glass/whatever else people ever drink beer out of.

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-08

Umm it works, I just tried it, I had to, just to see... it makes it foamy though, I had to pull the end of but it was worth it for that...

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-08

Lol I'm not surprised you tried it

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-08

Well I win HA...

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-08

I bet you can't drink any through a knife.

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-09

I will do that, I will...

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-09


killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-09

If I can make it work I'll write an 'ible...

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-09

Heheh good luck

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-09

I shall succeed, technically I have, I got a little beer as far as my mouth soon I'll figure out how and you'll have to bow to me... I mean, err....

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-09

I didn't think you'd actually be able to do it....

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-09

I'll figure it out...

get two knives (kitchen style) and take the handles off. then, bend them so that when you put them together, you get a channel running through the center. then, reattach one of the handles, binding the whole thing together. then sharpen it so it can cut, and use it as a straw. (just don't suck on the sharp end, or your drink will taste like blood.) was just reading the conversation, and had to comment.

I'll have to remember that one, I've still to finish the creative ways to drink a beer 'ible, with any luck Ill be able to do a good video for them all...

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-09

You should make an ible on creative ways to drink beer

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-09

You know what I think I will....

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-09

When you were drinking beer with the apple corer did anyone ask you what in the world you were doing?

killerjackalope (author)Sunbanks2008-07-10

Nah they just assumed I was doing something...

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-10

Oh lol

Sunbanks (author)killerjackalope2008-07-09

That would be pretty awesome

kimmud24 (author)2008-06-24

that is cool

killerjackalope (author)kimmud242008-06-24

Thanks, it's a lot of fun as well...

Madrigorne (author)2007-11-19

LOL - and it floats if you drop it in the bathub...

yeah it does and it's suprisingly durable in general because it's squishy... so far four story falls wont finish its appley goodness...

wow! four stories! that sweet, I'll make this if i find some a those apples (crunch!) +1

Flash drives aren't that fragile but when foamy apples come in they're invincible, one time mine stopped an iraqi tank shell that bounced off of a random object, flew in to space and nearly hit me but the foamy apple drive saved me, the blast was deflected in the direction of a guy that everyone hates too! That's all true, I say so.


Don't worry it's only a joke...

secretspy1 (author)2008-05-22


As in a bag that universities give you on open days, also there's a reply button in the bottom right hand corner of comments, that way you can reply firectly to people, otherwise they don't know, I did because it's on my 'ible...

oh, well in not in college yet.

Yeah but going along to an open day is how you get them... Basically looking vaguely interested is all there is to it.

secretspy1 (author)2008-05-21

man, that apple thing is cool. an apple with a pear on it! omg omg so cool! where can i get 1?

It came from a random uni pack

gluehead257 (author)2008-01-26

where did u get the apple? it is a very good thing to use.

free stuff from a university pack, finding stuff like this should be easy enough

LinuxH4x0r (author)2007-10-08

Nice! You probably want more support around the plug (that's what killed METAL USB). I WANT MORE FLASH DRIVES! Keep Modding!

that's why you hot glue the innards, it encase the drive in glue and bonds to the foam as it's porous, but the whole thing is quite safe as the foam makes it hard to force the plug sideways...

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