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Best Keychain material [message #24945] Thu, 17 March 2011 20:47 UTC Go to next message
avatar Master Thief-117  is currently offline Master Thief-117
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I was wondering what is the best material to make a keychain, besides any metals (I don't want it getting too expensive).

Also how strong are each of the materials? I know they are usually printed hollow, so this kind of scares me when thinking about keychains.
Re: Best Keychain material [message #24946 is a reply to message #24945 ] Thu, 17 March 2011 21:03 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar bitstoatoms  is currently offline bitstoatoms
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Hi There,

For a keychain I would use the dyed white strong and flexible (Black strong flexible) as white would get grubby if you do not seal it somehow.

Also I would not make it hollow but 2 to 3mm thick should be strong enough.

Anyone else have experience with keychains?


Duann Scott

Re: Best Keychain material [message #24966 is a reply to message #24945 ] Fri, 18 March 2011 12:55 UTC Go to previous message
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I know the sandstone ones that were included in a couple of my orders didn't last too long in my pocket. I wouldn't feel too comfortable carrying anything but stainless in my pocket, but that goes with every day objects, Other than my wallet everything is metal or it doesn't last too long. (Even my poor old wallet could use replacing)


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