I thrive on disorganization. Besides it's a lot more fun 'tearing your hair
trying to find a 'I'm positive I had one of those' part. Why just the other
I came across an extra piston I didn't know I had....
Hummmm, do you supposed that's why I had 'low compression' on the #2 cylinder
last time I did a compressions check ;-)
>To: DLancer7676@cs.com, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
>Subject: Re: Storing and Cataloging
>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.
> Peter C
>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.