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This is an easy to do repalcement cap for a USB flash drive using a mouse or keyboard PS2 to USB adapter and simple tools. Project can be completed in about 5 minutes.

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Step 1: Measure cutting line

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Measure and mark a line about 5/8" from the USB end.

Step 2:

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Cut the adapter on the line, then sand end and round the corners as needed.

Step 3:

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Now you have a new sturdy cap that is harder (but not impossible) to lose.
scoochmaroo4 years ago
I like it! Now show me how to make it into a key chain :D
impcpro (author)  scoochmaroo4 years ago
I have done this also, there is plenty of material left and you can drill a small hole, about 1/16" near a corner and thread a wire or carpet thread thru it and attach it to a keychain.
TSC4 years ago
Reffner4 years ago
Simple, quick, and cheap. This is a good idea.