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    Any good ideas what to do with bottle caps?

    I've got a little bucket under my bottle opener and it's getting full of beer caps. I was wondering if you creative types out there had a good way to put them to use.
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    https://www.beercapmaps.com/
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    I'd like to see a machine that presses them into a size that fits a wheel center cap.

    I see cars all the time missing a cap or two and my last car had one missing. I ordered one and was sent the incorrect type, returned it and the dealer said they never got it.
    I just had to sell the car and start over (traded it in).

    On the new car, I'm thinking of creating safety tethers or making them magnetic. I just know if I try this plan shown here, someone will pull the tab.
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    Niner Bikes YAWYD headset top cap of course.

    Niner Yawyd Top Cap | Jenson USA

    http://forums.mtbr.com/beer-forum/bo...ap-803587.html

    Any good ideas what to do with bottle caps?-yawyd_2_960x540.jpg

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    Put them in the recycle bin.

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    I've seen a bar top that was covered with bottle caps under a pourable, clear, resin-like product. Once it had hardened it was like glass. Pretty cool!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arebee View Post
    I've seen a bar top that was covered with bottle caps under a pourable, clear, resin-like product. Once it had hardened it was like glass. Pretty cool!
    Look at this:
    I have a big collection at the moment and plan to do something like that in the future.
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    Cool heads prevail

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    Oh Finch, this is PERFECT for you:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    That is rad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Klurejr View Post
    Look at this:

    http://www.instructables.com/id/Bott...Resin-Surface/

    I have a big collection at the moment and plan to do something like that in the future.

    That's awesome. I missed that link.
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    Get some small round magnets and hang em up on your fridge or metal cabinets. *Also in picture... what to do with old crankarms!

    Any good ideas what to do with bottle caps?-20160506_215332.jpg

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    Find a beat up coffee table, strip any leftover finish, find a hole saw drill bit of appropriate size, make a pattern and fit the bottle caps, tape around the edge of the table to just above the pattern top, fill gently with resin and let set, remove tape, sand, fill, cover or whatever else is needed to finish.

    That's what I get for not reading the whole thread, KlureJr beat me to it months ago

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    Lay them all out on a huge table. Count them. Multiply the total by an average of the cost of each full bottle. Cry.

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    If we'd all bought the Niner Bikes YAWYD headset top cap for every one of our bikes, Niner wouldn't be declaring bankruptcy.
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    You can also fill those glass lamps that typically get filled with seashells with them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TeamRWB View Post
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    Dammit. I just gave away a small metal table that would have been perfect for the cap/resin thing.
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    I shoot a lot, so hitting a beer bottle cap at 100 yards and beyond is a nice challenge. Plus, I don’t have to buy targets.

    Any good ideas what to do with bottle caps?-7ecdd2a9-88d1-4bfc-bf3d-23adbe160f53.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    I've got a little bucket under my bottle opener and it's getting full of beer caps. I was wondering if you creative types out there had a good way to put them to use.

    Trash em 😂

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