How to Get Those Stubborn Slinky Kinks Out





Introduction: How to Get Those Stubborn Slinky Kinks Out

The worst thing that happens to Slinkys is getting tangled, right?
Well, to get them untangled you need only a longish, skinny piece of metal or
other hard-to-cut material

Step 1: Step 1

Find the other tangle at one of the ends of the slinky.

Step 2: Step 2

Collapse the slinky from the first tangle to the other, then push
that chunk through the awkward loop (first tangle).

Step 3: Step 3

Stick the stick through as shown, then spin the slinky.

Note: hard to describe here.

Step 4: Step 4

If you still have a tangle on the end, then take the top-most layer and feed it below the true end.

Step 5: Summery

Note: Plastic slinkys don't get that extra tangle at the end.
If you don't have that extra tangle, it doesn't matter which end you collapse



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    Got where the physics engine of the universe glitches out and gets a silkie stuck in itself? Had to trash that slinkie because of that,

    I did something wrong because now it's even worse than before.

    Although all I did was random twisting and pulling, the stick part helped ALOT.

    This happens with phone cords aswell i like to just sit there and try to get them out, when i have nothing to do.

    Great. I've thrown away so many slinkies because of these tangles that I can't get out. Now, no more slinkies in the trash!

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    YAY!!! Now thousands upon thousands of innocent slinkies will be saved!

    A clear solution to a classic problem.

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    yup, thease things have gotten me so many times, poor slinkeys :(

    WIN! i think this could also work with those annoying phone cord twists too!

    Your great It was of good help to me