Hey its me, Hiyadudez! I made this instructables for the Keyboard Vs. Mouse Speed Challenge.

Basically, I was thinking and thinking of what I could make for the contest, but just couldnt think of anything. When suddenly, for some reason, my Knex USB came to mind, and there was my idea. Cool story, eh?

My instructions may vary a tiny bit for you as you most likely dont have the same mouse or flash drive as me, but its a basic concept of how they go together, so don't worry.

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Step 1: Parts List

This is the list of all the materials and equipment you need.

  • A computer mouse (preferably a small one)
  • A USB/Flash drive (Any size as long as its not longer than your mouse)


  • Hot glue gun + glue sticks
  • Wire cutting pliers or just a knife
  • A craft knife (optional, its to open the USB case, any knife will do)
  • Dremel or a file (a file will be much quicker and cleaner)
  • A screwdriver
Got all of those things? Great, then lets move on to the first
You should rig it to make the scrolly thing make the flashdrive retract and go forward.
<p>That is actually a good idea.</p>
That would be legit man.
Cool but a waste of a mouce but it is cool.
<p>Can you please spell properly?</p>
use a recycled or an old mouse
true <br> <br> <br> <br>It would confuse people who are a noob with computers
<p>Thank you!!!</p>
<p>whoa! im going to do this for school! so useful!</p>
I voted!
Looking at just the title I was thinking &quot;USB <strong><em>what</em></strong>?&quot;, charger? hub? adapter? nuclear reactor?<br> <br> Thumb drive? That's an awful big thumb to be hanging off a USB port. That extra size and weight puts a lot of leverage on the connector.
This takes the phrase &quot;USB Mouse&quot; to a whole new level. 5*
I'd change the title in Computer-mouse USB stick that makes it clearer because I thought you converted an usb mouse into a wireless mouse ;D Great instructable though I'd have the USB stick sticking out the front ;) But great work :D
Cool idea! But wouldn't it be a bit heavy?
Thanks. But nope, like I said I chose a small mouse, and since all the circuitry has been removed, it's just the really light casing.
I might try it sometime if my mouse breaks (or if I make it break... hehe).
Cool 8-)
this is hilarious, i thought it was a functional mouse at first! :P
what a cool idea
LOL, i like it (but not the new design of insructables) 5*!
Thats what I was just thinking to myself. Its kind of annoying and it looks messy. But thanks!
np! ;) did you notice that when sending the pms the reply button is higher than the delete one?

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Bio: My name is Hiyadudez. I make stuff. _____ "The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure."
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