Replicating the crimp? Nah. I could cut my own but I am lazy and prefer messing around building stuff, messing up and trying to figure out how to repair what I have done! Which is a nice way into; Update 13: Unlucky for some. As previously mentioned I decided to cut my vandal switch in half as it was marginally too long and I want to see how it works. It was going to be slightly difficult to undo. As you can see its a fairly basic operation, pressing the button at the front pushes an isolated piece of metal that makes contact with the two connections, triggering the motherboard. Here is my solution. * Bottom left - Is the cut down (to about half size) vandal body * Bottom middle - Is the original spring, I ended up cutting this down slightly given the reduction is overall length. * Bottom right - Part of a water cooling compression fitting I found it my bits box. It has exactly the same thread and size as the outside diameter of the vandal thread. * Top left - This is the smaller replacement isolated "trigger". Its made of a rubber HDD idolater, nylon standoff and a screw. The original button is reused. * Top Right - A pair of terminals (metal standoff's) that have a small heat shrink sheath over the top. These are screwed into a piece of plastic the same diameter as the vandal body, they stick out slightly the other side giving to contact for the replacement trigger (screw) to to make. Here is my highly technical diagram. Press the button and the screw makes the connection. Let go and the spring resets the switch breaking the connection. And fitted: In hindsight I could have used smaller stand-offs or even just some screws passing through the plastic. This kind arrangement could then achieve a sub 15mm total depth for a vandal switch, but because I have 25mm to play with I just grabbed the nearest stand-offs I had, rather than worrying about it. I have become lazy with a whole 10mm to play with. A complete luxury compared to the rest of the build.