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post #11 of 16
alternatively just put the box on your desk.....
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post #12 of 16
lol i know the computer store down the street had like 50+ old small cases from back when for like 5 bucks lol, brand spankin new too
   
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post #13 of 16
I use a milk crate as a case / tech bench when I'm working on stuff. Works great! I set it on its side and put the hard drive and PSU in the crate and the mobo on the top and has plenty of holes for wire routing.

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post #14 of 16
Thread Starter 
well a quick route around in the garage has found this:

Looks alright I reckon, just needs a quick cleanout! Will I be ok to just lay the mobo on the plastic floor, or should I put somerthing down to prevent shorting?
post #15 of 16
Plastic isn't conductive, so you're good to go. You may want to be careful though as plastic CAN accumulate a static charge. Try to "zap" it somehow before you put your expensive 'puter in there (one method which might work is to touch the case to something electrically grounded)
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post #16 of 16
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hmm, either that or put something down on the base first, like cardboard?
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