[sdiy] Labelling Your Horde Of Stuff

Quincas Moreira quincas at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 01:23:54 CEST 2022


Indeed!

On Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 5:55 PM Ian Fritz <ijfritz at comcast.net> wrote:

> I don’t know; they do seem to invade and take over all your territory.
>
> Ian
>
> On Jun 8, 2022, at 3:49 PM, Quincas Moreira via Synth-diy <
> synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:
>
> 
> 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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