Introduction: Flying Can

Start with your favorite beverage, make sure it is empty.

Step 1: Remove the Top Lid

Use a Half Round Bastard File to cut through the rolled Top Lid. Be patient and careful not to dent the can. I then use an old piece of Emory Cloth or Sandpaper to smooth any jagged edges.

Step 2: Cut Off Bottom

Use a pair of scissors to cut the bottom off. The first cut can be hacked as long as the can is not dented. clean up your hacked first cut with a second or third cut.

Step 3: The Flying Can

Use the same piece of Emory Cloth or Sandpaper to clean the bottom of the can.

Step 4: Good Flying Form

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The Flying Can cannot be forced through the air.

Throw like a quarterback throwing a tight spiral football, with the "Top" of the can being the leading edge.

Don't throw for power, instead focus on the spin. Again, it is all in the spin.

The leading edge should have a slight increased angle of attack. The spin keeps Flying Can stable like a bullet from a rifle. The angle of attack creates an airfoil on the upper and lower surfaces.

Flying Can is great for playing catch, however some receivers don't have soft hands. If Flying Can gets intercepted, be ready to make another.

I feel like I should add a disclaimer here, Aluminum cans are sharp.

Mike Vans