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Hello,

I will be moving into a new apartment shortly and I would like to become moar organized. Would you guys mind sharing with me how you guys go about storing your extra or backup computer parts?

Also any suggestions would be great, could never find a nice place to hold a extra motherboard or CPU's...I looked at some fishing tack boxes at the sporting good store for CPU's and bolts/screws.

All suggestions/comments welcome!

!!
woonasty

edit: links to containers/cabinets/suggestions are appreciated!
    
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Dry cabinets. I use that for the more expensive stuff.
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I bought a fishing tackle box which I use for spare case screws and stuff, the rest of my components live in the boxes my sig rig parts came in. All of that lives on plastic shelves I grabbed at Home Depot. Get yourself some static-proof bags for your loose PCB components, just in case.
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1- toolbox
2- rubbermaid drawers, usually 3 drawers per, and in three different sizes
3- 2'wx2L'x4'h 5 drawer dresser type thing.
4- small open top box next to the monitor with small quick necesseties like #2 nub phillips head screw driver, flashlight(fleshlight, lol), exacto knife, misc screws
5- Other side of monitor has to have a bag of candy. Good candy. Snickers, 3 Musketeers, reeses, m&m's, crunch, butterfingers, etc
6- I have folders in my filing cabinet just for technology related receipts and manuals
Edited by Rayzer76 - 12/27/10 at 5:47pm
    
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post #5 of 5
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yeah right now i'm using rubbermaid drawers, was just trying to see if anyone had any hacked up/DIY solutions.

how does this look for the small stuff?

    
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