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Posted: 12/13/2013 7:13:40 AM EST
I usually have at least 3 different charging cords loose in my backpack. Inevitably they get all tangled up along with a pair or two of ear buds. I'm looking for a way to keep everything separate and from getting tangled up.

Any good ideas? I'm considering trying to find some sort of heavy duty twist ties I can use to keep them all wrapped up.

Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:16:48 AM EST
I put them in a small zippered pouch. works great. I keep chargers, an ethernet cable, spare earbuds, etc in it.
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:16:52 AM EST
Cheapest solution=
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:18:00 AM EST
Crown Royal bags?
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:20:13 AM EST
Empty toilet paper rolls, or old sunglasses cases.
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:21:38 AM EST
I roll and tie mine just like they're microphone or speaker cables. Roll and then tie one loose end over the bundle. After having rolled miles of cable, I can do it without even thinking.
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:21:51 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:22:19 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/13/2013 7:23:22 AM EST by Lumpy223]
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:24:37 AM EST
Good ideas. I'm trying to keep them accessible, I would rather not have another bag/pouch in my bag. The rubber band idea is actually not bad and very simple. Maybe I can find some heavy duty rubber bands.

I also saw on google people using cloths pins to keep them wrapped up and clipped.
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:38:24 AM EST
[Last Edit: 12/13/2013 7:39:08 AM EST by Surf]
Use a small pouch which is dummy corded to the inside of my backpack. and a zip tie all of the USB ones together.

Phone, speaker, IPOD - white. Get a double USB charger for a few bucks.

IPAD uses a green cord found at Walmart. Label maker makes everything nice nice.
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:50:44 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:53:01 AM EST
I just emailed Steven and Christopher...will let you know the answer as soon as I hear back.
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 7:59:34 AM EST

Link Posted: 12/13/2013 5:04:00 PM EST
The toilet paper roll idea is cool. Would take up to much space tho I think. I might try it with smaller tubes of some sort.
Link Posted: 12/13/2013 5:17:10 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/13/2013 5:23:21 PM EST by brass]
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