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Modding Help fitting a slimeline drive in a 5.25" bay

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Moyo2k, 5 Aug 2009.

  1. Moyo2k

    Moyo2k AMD Fanboy

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    Titles says it all apart from the fact I can mod aswell as a tortoise, I mean... what's a dremel and what's it used for? So please, simple ideas only

    Slimeline Optical Drive ----> 5.25" Bay = :wallbash:
     
  2. capnPedro

    capnPedro Hacker. Maker. Engineer.

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    Simple? Duct tape.

    otherwise, you're going to need to fabricate a little bracket to hold it in p[lace, and cut a slot in a blanking plate to go over the front.
     
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  3. Moyo2k

    Moyo2k AMD Fanboy

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    Could I use a CD Drive Bezel, and put the slimeline in there like that with the slimeline drive just jutting out
     
  4. Zoon

    Zoon Hunting Wabbits since the 80s

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  5. Moyo2k

    Moyo2k AMD Fanboy

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    tyvm, it think ill buy a bezel aswell, its considerably more pricy than I'd have liked but thats the price for what I havein mind its worth it
     
  6. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    Im far more sophisticated, i use velco, ROFL!
     
  7. kinghong1970

    kinghong1970 Just a Clumsy Ape

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  8. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    Plastic feet screwed into the side that touch the bottom of the 5.25 slot.

    That said you might have to cut a whole on one of the 5.25 covers.
     
  9. stuartwood89

    stuartwood89 Please... Just call me Stu.

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    I'm planning on gutting an old broken optical drive for its shell and mounting the slim drive in there. That way I can install the unit in any bay I want.
     
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