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Modding screwless Hard drive rack

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Springs, 26 Sep 2006.

  1. Springs

    Springs Boing boing

    29 Aug 2004
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    ive been planning a mod recently and where i want to put my hard drive rack it will be unacessable for screwing the drives down...

    was woundering, i know that dells and other cases use screwless racks would i be able to buy one off the web or will a whole case be in order?
  2. the fodder

    the fodder What's a Dremel?

    26 Jun 2006
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    I also second this question, I have been stuck on how to mount my drives so I can remove them with out removing my entire setup. right now I have 4 drives in a two by two configuration like this (= = ) if a line equals a HDD underneath my motherboard. and as it sits I have to remove my mother board to access the screws.
  3. Warrior_Rocker

    Warrior_Rocker Holder of the sacred iron

    26 Jun 2005
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    Option that you could build your own locking system, The dell's use a small screw in the standard mounts that fit into a sort of rail, and when it gets pushed in far enough it gets locked in with a lock mechanism. then to remove them you must (differs) lift a little tab to get the drive out, quite effective.

    I am sure this could be done with some planning and dremel work :dremel:

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