N type battery holder
coin cell batteries
sharp wire cutters
Step 1: With a Little Help From My Friends
The A23 battery fits very well in an N type battery holder (keep that in mind for the future), but I only need 4.5v. Just three of the cells inside the battery will work well. But three cells definitely will not fit in this holder. Let's cut it down a bit.
Step 2: We Can Work It Out
You can use a small fine toothed saw to cut out the bit of battery holder. If your saw is in a storage unit somewhere like mine is, a set of sharp wire cutters will work as well. Just cut down the sides, fold the base back and cut through that as well. I used a Dremel tool with a sanding band on it to clean up the edges and make them straight. Leave a bit extra with each cut to allow for this sanding.
Step 3: Come Together
Step 4: Dig It
For those in need of something to hold coin cells or just looking for inspiration, I hope this helps. Enjoy!
p.s. A vote for me in the Pocket-Sized Contest would be much appreciated. Thanks. =)
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