Poormaker’s test probes

This poor bastard couldn’t even afford seven bucks for a cheesy pair of DMM test probes, so he replaced his missing red one with a homemade jobbie made from little more than a 6-penny nail, a pen barrel, and some heat shrink. Should we take up a collection? I probably have that much change in the cracks of my sofa.

Replacing Multimeter Test Lead – Link


Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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