[sdiy] Labelling Your Horde Of Stuff

Quincas Moreira quincas at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 23:46:36 CEST 2022


I think you mean Hoard, not horde....

I personally label what needs to be labelled with a silver sharpie!
Cheers


On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 6:22 AM Roman Sowa <modular at go2.pl> wrote:

> Random junk jars technique used to work for me too for years.
>
> When you reach the point when you have to buy some parts again, that you
> know damn well you already have, but can't remember where they are, then
> this sort of detailed storage record comes naturally.
>
> Roman
>
>
> W dniu 2022-06-08 o 12:41, Mike Bryant pisze:
> > Boy are you lot well organised.  Apart from a few 15 tray containers
> from Maplin for resistors (3 trays per decade) and transistors, everything
> is in jars with a handwritten label on the outside with things like
> "Analogue ICs", "Convertors", "PCB sockets" and so on, and I just try to
> remember where things are.
> >
> > Usually works :-)
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Synth-diy [mailto:synth-diy-bounces at synth-diy.org] On Behalf Of
> Roman Sowa
> > Sent: 08 June 2022 11:34
> > To: Terry Bowman; SDIY
> > Subject: Re: [sdiy] Labelling Your Horde Of Stuff
> >
> > My way is simple, but I haven't yet reached the point where buying
> portable label printer like that is even considered.
> >
> > Parts are stored in various boxes in various places in a few rooms. In
> their original bags, and also in small drawers (mostly connectors). I never
> throw out original label from distributor until the last part is out. The
> label also holds hand written notes of various kinds like price and date of
> purchase, sometimes important electrical specs. And most importantly it
> gets registered in my excell sheet with all important info and obviously -
> name of the storage box where it's located.
> > When some parts are all out, the line is moved to another sheet, listing
> all the parts used so far.
> >
> > The excell sheet of in-stock items at the moment has 1684 lines.
> >
> > Roman
> >
> > W dniu 2022-06-08 o 01:34, Terry Bowman via Synth-diy pisze:
> >> My collection of parts, Nixie and magic eye tubes, and everything else
> >> you can name has grown to the point where I need to get serious about
> >> storage. One aspect of this is labelling things. I'm tired of writing
> >> on boxes with a Sharpie.
> >>
> >> I really like the capabilities of this Epson series:
> >>
> >> https://www.amazon.com/LABELWORKS-LW-PX300-Industrial-Label-Maker/dp/B
> >> 08JQMFZ6F
> >> <https://www.amazon.com/LABELWORKS-LW-PX300-Industrial-Label-Maker/dp/
> >> B08JQMFZ6F>
> >>
> >> https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08JQMJ7RD
> >>
> >>
> >> I know there's cheaper stuff out there and the profit is in selling
> >> tape cartridges (à la printer ink) but this thing does heat-shrink
> tubing. Joy.
> >>
> >> So what are you guys using?
> >>
> >>
> >> Terry Bowman, KA4HJH
> >> "The Mac Doctor"
> >>
> >> https://www.astarcloseup.com
> >>
> >> “...the book said something astonishing, a very big thought. The
> >> stars, it said, were suns but very far away. The Sun was a star but
> >> close up.”—Carl Sagan, "The Backbone Of Night",/Cosmos/, 1980
> >>
> >>
> >>
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