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After careful consideration, some of the cheaper resistors particularly the 68ohm 100+ packs cheapies have even thinner legs than i'm used to, not sure if it's a good or bad thing...

So after crushing the arm off my driving specs (by sitting on them) the tiny tiny screw vanished to never be seen again and i don't have any tiny enough, low and behold the cheap 68ohm resistors from ebay are perfect size smiley-grin





       
I cut one end off leaving the tip, dropped the resistor in, apply solder, fixed, small intrusive and I'm the only geek who drives wearing glasses with a resistor as a fix smiley-grin LOL sad the things i do, but anyway it works fine it acts as a pin no squeaks, seems perfectly good to use, i'll know when i use them to drive with next.
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Beats a piece of tape smiley-cool
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UUUGLY Tho...

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The wife says it's "GeekSheek" I say it's a handy resistor to have in-case of emergency...
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you should copyright this look and start a kick-starter project e.g. - nerdGlasses , jewelry etc -
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Why not add a coin cell and LED as well, then you'll have a built-in reading light!
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Nice! I'd make sure to do that next time I lose my glasses screws :-)
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Yes, copy the look, sort of like the steampunk look smiley-wink
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A bit Lady Ada-ish.... Will the real Limor Fried please stand up?
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I've done this with a small piece of wire before.  Now every new pair of glasses gets some blue Loctite thread-locker.  No more issues since. 
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No doubt this is the start of a new trend. Plus, I'm sure the glasses will be more resistant to breaking in the future.
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more resistant

BZZZZZZZZZZT.... cr@p pun  smiley-yell
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more resistant

BZZZZZZZZZZT.... cr@p pun  smiley-yell

I know! Sorry, couldn't resist smiley-lol
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Sorry, couldn't resist

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Are you sure this will work as planned ?
Could be the camera (or me) but this doesn't seem to be a 68 Ohms resistor.
Maybe you should check the value before you put the load on it.
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Have a look at "blink without delay".
Did you connect the grounds ?
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