Soda Tab Chain

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Introduction: Soda Tab Chain

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

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
    mason0190

    9 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
    PastTheVoid

    11 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
    iman

    13 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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    PeterParker
    PeterParker

    Reply 12 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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    shinigami_1
    shinigami_1

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    yeah, but you'd only have it at the end because monster energy drink tabs only have one hole XD

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    krazy glu
    krazy glu

    Reply 13 years ago

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

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    ColdSpooky
    ColdSpooky

    12 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
    Edge

    12 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
    black-rose

    12 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
    poiu12340

    12 years ago on Step 2

    you could use it as a necklase

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    radiobath
    radiobath

    12 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
    instructa-fan

    13 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
    Ryson

    13 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
    chunkymuggen

    13 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
    instructa-fan

    13 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.