Inspired by the lego usb, I searched around for a suitable toy to use as the basis of a customised usb stick of my own and remembered that I had the head of an Action Man, tragically removed years ago.

It seemed eminently suitable.

Step 1: deconstruct Actionman head

This particular head came with moving"Eagle" eyes which I hoped to retain. I removed the head-connecting plug, which revealed the mechanism for the eyes....basically a drum with connections around its side....so that the inside of the drum will retain a usb chip board quite easily...snugly in my case.

I sliced the top of the head plug off, widened it with a file to accommodate the usb end, pushed the usb through it and then inserted the plug back in the neck aperture.

...just had another idea yesterday....would be even better if you could put LEDs behind the eyes so it glows, now that would be neat<br />
Love that! :-)
definitely a thought! <br /> <br /> Might be over-kill<br />
Great minds think alike! <br /> <br /> Here's my barbie head USB I made a while ago.<br />
hahaha brilliant<br /> <br /> we should introduce them!<br />
ha ha ha, nice<br /> <br /> &quot;I really under-estimated the creepiness&quot;<br />

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