Flash Drive Savers




About: A Northern Ireland based maker with a propensity to cause trouble and freshly constructed family.

A million (well a few) ways to short term skin your flash drive's tender circuits to save them from the ravages of your pockets...

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Step 1: Skin It Up

smoke rollies or joints watever because the booklets of most skins contain a space below the folded skins perfect for this and your skins are left unperturbed...

Second pic shows where the drive can be pushed in to

Step 2: So Got Skins Then Skin Up...

Now people who roll should understand this and yes I use king size Zig-Zags ultra thin...

Right take your drive and lay it down lengthway in a kingsize skin (small might be big enough depending on the drive) and lick the gummed edge, then seal up to create a pocket. Now rip off the excess leaving half an inch or so above the drive. take another skin, lick and stick around the drive tight and spiral upwards using the whole length of the skin. now twist the end like you would a joint.

Step 3: So Time to Freshen That Breath...

Got any gum... may aswell share because flash drives are cheap but gum's cheaper

basically anything like wrigleys, empty the packet and slide the drive on in (I cut mine to size for this to make it snazzy)

Step 4: Be Lazy and Uninteresting...

Use a case for SD and XD card, needs to be a clip closed one...

Step 5: Sttring the Bleeder Up...literally

Tie a knot tight around the plug end of the drive and tightly wind string around to fully encase it, in the pic mine's got three layers... to finish loop in under the last one you made and tie it off

Step 6: Origami Stuff (kinda)

Basically the same as the skins but with a double fold at the top...

By the way I thought these up on my own but some may have been done so I don't want to hear oh you stole this and that... because people have done that an awful lot lately

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    47 Discussions

    Chad Baxter

    4 years ago

    I made one using a dollar bill and tape...quite epic...you can view it on my profile


    7 years ago on Step 4

    Funny, I had the same idea. Mine is still usable, as it is part of the case. It's a Sony Memory Stick case. There's some random button that happened to be the right size to keep the drive from swiveling in the case and a couple HDD magnets for fun.


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    rude people think its yeling. "becuse they use it all the time and yes i do to use this CAPS LOCK" oops hehe.


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    TheShawMaestro obviously doesn't understand 'ibles language. It consists of turning nouns into verbs, capitalizing most of what you say unless you're explaining something, and generally being hard to understand to most outsiders.

    Parcel tape's better for in-pocket use, it wont peel or go sticky the same way... If I could just find a pez dispenser...