Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by CrustyRusty » Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:08 am

Did a little searching, but have not found very many soda cans in a zip tab/top, why is this?, here's an image of a Sprite "dog bone" top can, still not really the zip top I was looking for.... :?:
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by CrustyRusty » Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:23 am

Here's Fanta can I also found an image of, also another dog bone style....
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by CrustyRusty » Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:26 am

And a dog bone 7-up can
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by Canadacan » Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:53 pm

Because it was short lived...1962-63 approxemently.
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by CrustyRusty » Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:41 pm

Canadacan wrote:
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Because it was short lived...1962-63 approxemently.
I realize that, but there sure seams to be plenty of beer cans in zip tops, still doesn't make sense...

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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by Canadacan » Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:06 pm

I would think that it also has to do with the volume canned, I'm sure way, way more beer was canned.
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by CrustyRusty » Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:08 pm

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I would think that it also has to do with the volume canned, I'm sure way, way more beer was canned.
I have yet to see any soda cans in the standard style zip top....

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Post by Canadacan » Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:16 pm

CrustyRusty wrote:
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Canadacan wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:06 pm
I would think that it also has to do with the volume canned, I'm sure way, way more beer was canned.
I have yet to see any soda cans in the standard style zip top....
Yeah the soda guide only refers to the 'dogbone' zip.
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by willssoda » Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:32 am

Ok, I’m confused. Yeah I know it doesn’t take much to do that but see attached. What type of top are you referring to that is different? Please post a pic. I thought and both Dave Tanners book and the Beer Can Bible show the dog bone as being Zip Tabs. As for rarity. People drank multiple beers to get drunk. Most people wouldn’t sit and drink one after another after another of soda. Also explains why soda quarts are so rare, people just didn’t drink that much soda at once and the quarts couldn’t be recapped and saved or at least saved and taste good.
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by bantam10 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:43 am

I don’t think zip tops on sodas cought in right away and Only a few of the major sodas used them. And if I had to guess, they were produced from 64-65.
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by Canadacan » Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:10 am

bantam10 wrote:
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I don’t think zip tops on sodas cought in right away and Only a few of the major sodas used them. And if I had to guess, they were produced from 64-65.
64-65 seems more logical to me...but the guide says 63-64, and by 66 I think the regular PT was in use.
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by CrustyRusty » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:10 am

willssoda wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:32 am
Ok, I’m confused. Yeah I know it doesn’t take much to do that but see attached. What type of top are you referring to that is different? Please post a pic. I thought and both Dave Tanners book and the Beer Can Bible show the dog bone as being Zip Tabs. As for rarity. People drank multiple beers to get drunk. Most people wouldn’t sit and drink one after another after another of soda. Also explains why soda quarts are so rare, people just didn’t drink that much soda at once and the quarts couldn’t be recapped and saved or at least saved and taste good.
The second attachment is the style I'm referring to....

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Post by willssoda » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:39 am

CrustyRusty wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:10 am
willssoda wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:32 am
Ok, I’m confused. Yeah I know it doesn’t take much to do that but see attached. What type of top are you referring to that is different? Please post a pic. I thought and both Dave Tanners book and the Beer Can Bible show the dog bone as being Zip Tabs. As for rarity. People drank multiple beers to get drunk. Most people wouldn’t sit and drink one after another after another of soda. Also explains why soda quarts are so rare, people just didn’t drink that much soda at once and the quarts couldn’t be recapped and saved or at least saved and taste good.
The second attachment is the style I'm referring to....
Which one ? #4 left tonright? If so it’s the same
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by CrustyRusty » Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:57 pm

willssoda wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:39 am
CrustyRusty wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:10 am
willssoda wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:32 am
Ok, I’m confused. Yeah I know it doesn’t take much to do that but see attached. What type of top are you referring to that is different? Please post a pic. I thought and both Dave Tanners book and the Beer Can Bible show the dog bone as being Zip Tabs. As for rarity. People drank multiple beers to get drunk. Most people wouldn’t sit and drink one after another after another of soda. Also explains why soda quarts are so rare, people just didn’t drink that much soda at once and the quarts couldn’t be recapped and saved or at least saved and taste good.
The second attachment is the style I'm referring to....
Which one ? #4 left tonright? If so it’s the same
Any of this style....
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Re: Why so few zip top/tab soda cans?

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Post by willssoda » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:15 pm

Ok, thanks. I think they are all the same with slight variations
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