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And here we have the finished article.  The base is just a pill-bottle top, with a couple of washers underneath to give the base some weight.  Looks a bit wonky in hindsight, but it works well enough and I'm sure readers can come up with prettier and sturdier alternatives.  The adapters could even be screwed straight into a desktop if you prefer.

The main thing about projects like this is to use what you have.  Always helped by a sizable odds&sods box in the garage.

Let me know your own approaches to storing pen drives, even if they're better ideas than mine (in fact especially if they're better ideas than mine.)
I have 10 flash drives. 5 are lost somewhere in my room.
That's really cool and ingenious :)
Might be cool - but I have to admit kind of obvious. I had a few A to A adapters going spare, and a lot of pen drives lying around. Just a flash of inspiration - doesn't happen too often at my age, unfortunately. And impossible without that one great human resource - the odds&sods box!
What a cool Idea for pen drive lovers :).
Why would you have so many pen drives in the first place? I usually try to consolidate the data/bootable versions to only three or four at the most. Did you toss out all of the protective caps for when you really want to pack them on the road?
It is a bit out of control isn't it? What is worse is I was reading today that a USB connector only has a limited number of connect, disconnects it can put up with, so this rack storage system effectively cuts the lifespan of the devices in half. At least they can spread their wear out over a number of devices though.
Diffrent folks, diffrent strokes mate.

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