The 45 makes a comeback

Old vinyl recycled as iPod cases


iPod cases have become such a commodity that we can't even say they're a dime a dozen anymore--that almost seems too high. (Unless we're talking about an iPod trunk, though that's a different story.)

But we had a soft spot for this one, as it brought back old memories from junior high and our first stereo. 45 iPod Cases is an outfit that recycles old 45-rpm records and brings them into the digital age to adorn the iconic music players of the 21st century. Outblush says the cases are fashioned from plexiglass, cork and felt, in addition to the original vinyl and label, for--naturally--$45.

It must have been meant to be: The record's center hole apparently fits the iPod's click-wheel exactly. Even if you don't want the case, that's not a bad piece of free trivia.

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