From time to time I want to mention products I like and have used.
Lately I have been soldering my projects to proto boards after getting them working on a breadboard and am partial to the ones from Adafruit.
I like the half size breadboard and the quarter size board. These boards are sturdy , easy to use and fit a lot of my projects. I also like how they are laid out just like a breadboard with rails on the sides.
The price for the half size breadboard is currently $12.50 for 3 piece package, which makes one cost about $4.16. This is a good price compared to other ones I have looked at.
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