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I made a 3.5mm Jack out of a pen's cap!!!!

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  1. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    friends new headphone's jack was malfunctioning.
    saw that the soldered ends had come off. definitely from high passage of current or something.

    but i didnt have a spare 3.5mm male with me. So i cut out the metal part of that jack with a dremel and soldered the wires again.


    then i had a bainwave. Took the cap of a finished use and trow pen. made the hole bigger.
    then fit it through the hole and sealed it with resin and super-glue and stuff. :p


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    Awesome!
     
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    That's totally something I would have done lol. Now just wrap it with electrical tape.
     
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    Nice. Slip some skrinkwrap over it and call it good
     
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    nice! good alternative if you are short of supplies
     
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    not needed, the resin has set. XD
     
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    just for the looks maybe?
     
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    its creative... and its also a dead short waiting to happen
    pretty sure they are less then 5 bucks at radio shack
    also if it burnt the connector off then thats very bad There should be very little voltage to a 3.5mm audio jack ....
     
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    Im pretty sure he doesnt have radio shack in india..:shadedshu
     
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    they cost 50cents here, but i dint have it at hand.


    anyhoo... the final product..
    and the headphone behind it

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    took the rubber grip off a pen and melted it there. :D
    this last part done by friend.
     
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    Yeah, that makes it look like you didn't even do it yourself.

    Good job D.
     
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    If you can make or replace something with things you already have lying about the home/workplace, why buy? it's free and you learn more in the process :)
     
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    I keep thinking the thread's title says "penis cap" instead of "pen's cap"
     
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    GO see a DOC. NOW! :p
     
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    nice going dude! ghetto mod there :)
     
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    wow that looks ghetto :toast:
     
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