moleskine memopockets

I read somewhere around here about storing cards in one of these moleskines with all pockets. And now I cannot find that post.
Does anyone know how many index cards can be kept in one of these? I think one of these in pocket size might be just the thing for me. Thanks.
Paulien

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I Have One

The Moleskine Memo Pocket is pretty cool. When I used to carry around my cards instead of leaving them at the office, I could comfortably fit approximately 50 cards inside. The trick is to fit them between the accordion folds in each of the pockets.

--Bob

links?

I have no first hand experience but I can offer these links to other forum posts that might help out...

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Hope some of that helps :]
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Customized Moleskine memo pockets

This guy, Hawk, modded his memo pocket holder by reverse folding the accordion folds and trimming down the pockets. He also has done a lot of other awesome things with index cards.

Check it out!
-Sarah

Impressive!

It makes me want to dust mine off and try it again.

--Bob

hawk's my hero currently...

hawk's my hero currently... i love what he's done with Pile of Indexcards.

Now, if i could only find quad ruled index cards that were cut exactly the same here in the states, i'd really be happy.

Pile of Index Cards

I just visited Hawk's Pile of Index Cards site, and all I can say is WOW! I've bookmarked it, and will return when I have a free hour. Very impressive stuff!

--Bob

Oxford Padded Index Cards

I just put together a DIY Hipster PDA using 3x5 Padded Index Cards from Staples. These have the lines running crosswise if you hold the cards in portrait mode (ala notebook style). I hold them together with a single 1" binder ring in the upper left corner.

The cover I made from thin sheet aluminum, cut using a paper trimmer. You can get whole rolls of this in the big box hardware stores, in the roofing section under aluminum flashing, for under $10. Enough sheet aluminum to make covers for all your friends' PDA's, too. I use 3/4" strapping tape on the edges of the aluminum to prevent the razor blade phenomenon, and the corners are chamfered. The aluminum covers are cut ~ 1/4" larger than the paper (i.e. 3.25"x5.25"). I use a paper trimmer to cut the holes in the cards when loading up the PDA; the aluminum covers are thin enough so the paper trimmer works on them, too.

I use Avery 8.5"x11" label sheets and print a title, using my B/W laser printer, then afix the label to the front cover. Then 2" wide clear packing tape over that acts as a poor man's clear lamination.

Regarding the great site at Pile of Indexcards, I noticed that these Oxford Padded Index Cards are aligned, just like Hawk's quadruled cards, along the long side of the cards. Meaning that, even though I write on these cards in portrait mode, I could store them in a box in landscape mode, and organize them just like Hawk's POI system, and still be able to find replacement cards at Staples, here in the US.

Moleskine hack

I don't know about Memo Pockets, but I use a modified Moleskine. I used the Instructable found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/EPSBV5ALHREUE0JARM?ALLSTEPS

It works really well for me. I keep a maximum of 20 cards in it at a time.

It does tend to bulge a bit, but I think that's just because of the rubber band...

Anyone know if that will shorten the lifespan of the Moleskine?