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Hi, I found a massive box of K'Nex in the loft, my question is, Can I use a piece of acrylic to mount my Mobo, and make a HDD cage, is acrylic safe to use?

Also, has anyone attempted something like this before?
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Acrylic is fine for mounting a mobo as it is non conductive.

A recent mod did a full case out of lego here

It turned out pretty good for the medium he chose.

EDIT: And another just down the page a bit here
Edited by Bear907 - 5/2/11 at 1:52pm
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Nice, thats good to know

What kind of shops in a typical town sell acrylic? more specifically a clear piece.
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I've had good luck with Sign / Trophy shops, or look through the yellow pages for plastics shops.
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Yeah, B+Q might work, but thats a treck
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What kind of shops in a typical town sell acrylic? more specifically a clear piece.
Hardware stores (e.g. Lowe's or Home Depot) typically sell clear acrylic. Sign shops are also a good bet; if they don't have what you need they can always order it.
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Well, my K'Nex test bench IS ACTUALLY HAPPENING!!!

I'm really chuffed as to how its taking shape pics will follow :3
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