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Have a PSU plugged into the wall socket. Then periodically touch the outer-casing of the PSU to ground yourself.
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Originally Posted by Riou;13570990 
Have a PSU plugged into the wall socket. Then periodically touch the outer-casing of the PSU to ground yourself.

Cheers mate, doesnt effect the contact if its painted?
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Originally Posted by Ishinomori;13571115 
Cheers mate, doesnt effect the contact if its painted?
It should be okay. The paint is kind of an insulator but it should not be too bad. You could try using an unpainted PSU mounting screw and screw it into the PSU. Then you can touch the screw to ground yourself.
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Originally Posted by Riou;13571178 
It should be okay. The paint is kind of an insulator but it should not be too bad. You could try using an unpainted PSU mounting screw and screw it into the PSU. Then you can touch the screw to ground yourself.

so you're saying he can go screw himself! tongue.gif
    
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Originally Posted by Riou;13570990 
Have a PSU plugged into the wall socket. Then periodically touch the outer-casing of the PSU to ground yourself.

This is what I do.
I have a bracelet, but I never need to use it since I do the above PSU trick.
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plug in your power supply and touch that...
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hell... i do not know what the problem is... if you drag your feet then yes you will probably be static and kill your stuff... but me, i build my stuff on a carpet on my desk... i do not worry about stuff like that... i am more worried of my little one sticking her fingers in places where she must not do it... and then if she gets hold of a screew driver then i get really worried... hell she is only 3 years old soon..... you do not know wha is going on in there mind ecept i am going to do what dad does.... and the screew driver goes all over the place....

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but yeah.. b4 you build just touch the case to ground yourself..... and do not shuffle and drag ur feet... simple
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i hope you just built the computer instead of wasting time wheter you need to touch metal to put it together... no you dont need to, but if you must touch your door knob... done..
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Originally Posted by levontraut;13571840 
hell... i do not know what the problem is... if you drag your feet then yes you will probably be static and kill your stuff... but me, i build my stuff on a carpet on my desk... i do not worry about stuff like that... i am more worried of my little one sticking her fingers in places where she must not do it... and then if she gets hold of a screew driver then i get really worried... hell she is only 3 years old soon..... you do not know wha is going on in there mind ecept i am going to do what dad does.... and the screew driver goes all over the place....

lol

but yeah.. b4 you build just touch the case to ground yourself..... and do not shuffle and drag ur feet... simple

...not just carpet.. movement in your clothes can cause static to build..

lol many times I have touched my cat (not in the places you are thinking of) and I have had a static shock
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lol many time i have touched my cat and I have had a static shock

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ROFL


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