Re: [NTLK] Is that a Newton in your pocket? Or...

From: Lord Groundhog <>
Date: Sun Sep 13 2009 - 12:45:58 EDT

~~~ On 2009/09/13 00:50, at wrote

> James,
> I used a Hawaiian style shirt for the liner, 100% cotton I believe, ballistic
> nylon from an old backpack for the outer shell and a thin foam layer between
> the two for padding (I think the foam came from sn electronic gadgets OEM
> packaging). Estimated 98% recycled material (the thread and velcro were new
> lol), I'm not an eco nut but I like to use salvaged materials if possible for
> projects. I figured the cotton material would be soft and wouldn't be
> abrasive against the newtons shell but didn't consider the rubber layer. If my
> newt was in full time use the cotton would probably rub the rubber layer off,
> as it stands I made a few adjustments to the case to make it loose so it works
> for storage but it was intended to be a belt holster. Live and learn :-)
> Joe Reilly

I think it's time I mentioned (again) the very excellent Ripoff Holsters
(and no, I don't get a kickback; this isn't an advert, it's my personal

Protective, rugged, no snagging, and even nicely styled. You get choice of
a properly designed belt clip (my favourite) or a belt loop, and a choice of
secondary pockets for a spare battery pack or other small extras. And
they're a nice bunch of people to do business with.


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łAny sufficiently advanced magic is indistinguishable from a Newton.˛
            -- what Arthur C. Clarke meant
(With thanks to Chod Lang)

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