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Keeping Track of AC Adapters

All of my AC adapters are black and all belong to different items. I purchased a white permanent marker and wrote on each one (i.e. cell phone). Then I used Velcro strips to secure the cords and store them all in a storage container that I got at a yard sale. They're on my list each time I go to get one. Big money saver. Now, I'm not guessing which goes to what, they're organized in one place and in a Thrifty container.

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By keeper60 from NC

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October 14, 20080 found this helpful

This is an excellent idea. I have many AC adapters and such that will be taken care of now! Thanks so much for sharing this tip!

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By guest (Guest Post)
October 14, 20080 found this helpful

I use white liquid correction fluid (NOT water based type) to mark most things like VCR tapes, adapter cords, anything (especially) with a dark surface. Another great marker/identifier is RED nail polish.

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October 14, 20080 found this helpful

Good thinking, not just complaining but actually coming up with a creative solution.

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October 15, 20080 found this helpful

Where did you get a white permanent marker? I've never seen one and would love to have one as I'll be moving soon and will need to mark all my cords. Thanks for sharing and God bless you.

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By guest (Guest Post)
October 15, 20080 found this helpful

This is a great idea. Since I have never seen a white magic marker, I have been using thick paper key marking tags with strings attached to label my cords. I then keep my adapters in a large plastic container, but a shoe box would do nicely.

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October 30, 20080 found this helpful

sorry for not replying sooner.I have several online craft stores I frequent.The white markers(3 diff.sizes)I think came from either factorydirect.com or sunshinecrafts.com. I'll try and check.There were 3,a fine,medium and bold.

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December 9, 20080 found this helpful

I have a labeler as soon as I get a new toy I label it and keep all my adapters in a shoe box .

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October 5, 20120 found this helpful

White-out works really well as a permanent marker-no need to buy another product. Also, a dot of nailpolish matching color to color works really well.

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