When I was doing this seriously, I would use similar boxes (my favorite are
file storage boxes w/ removable lids) and label each one with the parts
manual page that the contents could be found in. hen I look up what I want
in the parts book, then take the page or section and get that number box out.
At 04:08 PM 7/17/2000, Bryan Vandiver wrote:
>I use the same exact system....
>Every time I go through my boxes, it's like a treasure hunt. I'm always
>across parts that make me go 'wow, I didn't know I had that', but of
>never find the part I happen to looking for at the time;-)
> - Bryan Vandiver
> San Jose
> >To: <DLancer7676@cs.com>, <email@example.com>,
> >Subject: Re: Storing and Cataloging
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> >Try my system. Put them in un labeled boxes (two categories, greasy
> >parts and clean parts) in the living room, dining room and guest
> >bedroom. Then when you have a need for one of the parts you already
> >have, just accept that you will never find it, avoid the stress, and
> >place a quick call to one of the usual suspects and have it sent UPS
> >air. Seems to work for me.
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: <DLancer7676@cs.com>
> >To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> >Sent: Monday, July 17, 2000 7:58 AM
> >Subject: Storing and Cataloging
> >> In a message dated 7/15/2000 11:04:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> >> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> >> << just sharing my boring day stocking my sprite shelves in my
> >basement. >>
> >> Speaking of stocking shelves--Anybody come up with an interesting,
> >> and/or unique way of storing all those new and/or used parts so you
> >can find
> >> them again? Does it Involve labeling, unique ways of boxing, or
> >even the
> >> computer?
> >> --David C.