Evil Engine Number Nine wrote:Woah, you desperatly need some cable management my friend.
I tend to agreeleor wrote:Evil Engine Number Nine wrote:Woah, you desperatly need some cable management my friend.
i could care less about cable management, i just want to secure those tiny drives!
cable management is for pansies and metrosexual geeks
Could you spellcheck your sig first?Evil Engine Number Nine wrote:Sweet Zombie JESUS! Look at that mess! I guess I'll have to clean that up
Usacomp2k3 wrote:Could you just get some cheap pegboard from Lowes and cut holes in it? I would say styrofoam, but the heat probably wouldn't be good.
Just being nosey, what's the machine for, why the unusual storage?
leor wrote:errr, I live in NYC, wtf is a 90 degree press?
digitalnrg wrote:Just get two sheets of metal and cut them to the size of 6 2.5" drives stacked (with air space) and make a bracket for each side of the drives.
Then use that cage (all 6 drives with both sides mounted) and mount that to one side of the 5.25" drive bay. You can find a space (metal tube) and a long screw to extend a bar across to the other side of the 5.25" drive bay if you want more support.
Mine is just like the U braket but its 2 individual sides which means you dont have to bend the metal at exact measurments nor would u have to use a drill press and you can drill both sides at one time to get the hole placement correct.
Evil Engine Number Nine wrote:If you have acces to junk cases you should be able to salvage enough 3.5 drive cages to mount in place.
digitalnrg wrote:ghetto style...
just drill holes on one side of the larger drive bay and screw each drive in on one side only. if you are worried, you can use my spacer idea to space each out to the other side or, get a strip (with holes in it already) and use it to line up the drive mounts on the other side.
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