Soda Tab Chain

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how to build a super-cool chain out of soda tabs I DO NOT TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIS IDEA FOR I ONLY MODIFIED IT, NOT CREATED IT

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Step 1: Supplies

all you need is nail clippers, 2 key rings, and a whole bunck of soda tabs

Step 2: Clip Tabs

use the nail clipper to slice edges of soda tabs, thin bend them out of shape

Step 3: Connect

cut 4, then attach them to the smaller opening on the back of another 4. make sure they dont come out by bending them back to their original shape

Step 4: Keep Going!

keep cutting and connecting them, until you have a long chain

Step 5: Add Key Rings

put the key rings on both ends of the chain. You can use a small carribener, or anything (a key ring works for me)

Step 6: Put It to Use

the chain can be used like any other chain (but without the same breaking strength). they are cheap, easy, and look really cool

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      31 Discussions

      i have over 400 soda tabs (took me forever to count) now i can actually use them !!!

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      mason0190

      8 years ago on Step 6

      or do what i did: go to a party and find all of the loose cans on tables and in recycling cans

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      PastTheVoid

      10 years ago on Introduction

      Okay instructable, it would be better if you used flash on your camera though. Other than that, it's great!

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      iman

      12 years ago

      That is pretty cool it would be better if you used different colored pop tabs in patterns along the chain

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      PeterParkeriman

      Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

      Monster energy drinks have round ones the same size as the ones from soda cans, guiness bee have gold ones.

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      krazy gluiman

      Reply 12 years ago

      i didnt have any, but you can use any soda tabs

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      ColdSpooky

      10 years ago on Introduction

      Hey Man Thats cool. I made one similar but instead i cut it at the bottom instead at the top.I made an instructable. But anyways thats cool.

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      Edge

      10 years ago on Introduction

      im gonna try and collect them, although i will probably end up trying to recycle them for money. hahahaha, im so broke....*sobs*

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      black-rose

      11 years ago on Introduction

      I'm give this a try but i think I'm going to file the sharp edges of the back and use a this to put i together

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      poiu12340

      11 years ago on Step 2

      you could use it as a necklase

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      radiobath

      11 years ago on Introduction

      I could probably make three necklaces with all of the cans I have lying around right now. Give me a week and I'll have another 4 necklaces. Great instructable.

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      instructa-fan

      11 years ago on Introduction

      heh heh, check MY pic. its about 500 tabs right there, it weighs a whole pound not including my pimp clock!

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      Ryson

      12 years ago on Introduction

      hey this is great but the pics arent that great could someone tell me or email me at dasquirrel37@hotmail.com to say where i cut the tabs and is it ok if i only have those squarish tabs thanks

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      chunkymuggen

      12 years ago on Introduction

      this is so cool. i used to have like 20 but i lost them. cool instructable, but the pics suck<('-'<)

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      instructa-fan

      12 years ago on Step 6

      DON'T ADD THE KEY RINGS. Just make it continueous like you're making another link, but just connecting the two ends. You'll save 2 keyrings, and not have to worry about keeping the rings on the back of you're neck.