As a pre-teen kid, one of my favorite “toys” was my 150-in-1 Electronic Project Kit from Radio Shack. It was awesome! All you had to do was follow specific instructions to attach color-coded wires to the various labeled spring connectors. I could make a basic radio receiver, have a photo-electric cell turn on and off a small lightbulb, or even light up an LED number! The possibilities may not have been endless, but 150 different projects were not the limit!

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