Bus Pirate in a mint tin

honken make a Bus Pirate case from a mint tin:

I used a mints tin can, very similar i size to the ubiquitous Altoids variant. I’ve got a v2go and it’s fastened with some adhesive tack, so it’s removable. I could also fit one of those mini breadboard … as well as some jumper cables.

We use adhesive tack for everything. Get an SVG of the case sticker.

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  1. AKA Blu-Tack, poster tack, sticky tack, etc: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blu-Tack

    I use it to hold boards down while I solder because it’s more stable than ‘helping hands’. I also use it to hold through-hole parts in place when I turn boards over (keeping pinheaders straight), and to hold everything in place when doing a photo shoot. All the ‘floating board’ shots are hovering on sticky tack :)

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