Durable Solid State Storage?
S. Dale Morrey
sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 14:13:20 MDT 2012
Thanks for the tip on he Swiss Army knife one.
I was hoping to find something durable/metal and less than $50.
Your link lead to me to research swiss army drives and found this, for
Only question now is, is that product actually metal or just "metal look"?
On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 2:03 PM, Alan Evans <alanwevans at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think a pocket, especially with keys, pocket lint, dust, dirt and
> sand, is an especially abusive place for a thumb drive. There are
> though devices out there that are rugged for this. Though they are
> more cumbersome than I would like typically.
> I have known others to carry thin PCB style thumb drives in their
> wallets. Or I have seen thumb drives that store in what look like
> double or triple thick credit cards in their wallets.
> Some links. Some old, but they might provide inspiration or direction.
> Also Victorinox makes a Swiss Army Knife with USB thumb drive in it.
> I'm going to keep an eye on this thread. I have wanted to find a
> decent device that balances durability w/ usability and storage
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 3:34 PM, Charles Curley
> <charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:01:17 -0600
>> "S. Dale Morrey" <sdalemorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Does anyone have a recommendation for a well thought out, durable
>>> thumbdrive solution?
>> Don't use a key chain. I have a Mushkin Enhanced USB device. It is
>> small enough to fit into the watch pocket on the dungarees I usually
>> A related complaint is losing the caps for these things. The Mushkin
>> cap is clear, so it would be easy to lose. Solution: put it in the
>> watch pocket when using the device.
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