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Thanks!

It turned out better than I expected. It sure can hold a lot of weight. I can't lift all of these servers, but it handles them with no issues.

is the rig on your signature for real?!
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this thread makes me want to build a small rack for my crunchers. thumb.gif
     
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is the rig on your signature for real?!

Yes it is. Although I need to change some info in it. My Sound Blaster 16 is now a Creative Vibra16. It only has 36MB or RAM now and I'm thinking of going to a AMD 5x86 120Mhz.
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this thread makes me want to build a small rack for my crunchers. thumb.gif

Do it. You know you want to.
    
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Yes it is. Although I need to change some info in it. My Sound Blaster 16 is now a Creative Vibra16. It only has 36MB or RAM now and I'm thinking of going to a AMD 5x86 120Mhz.
Do it. You know you want to.

Why are you punishing yourself with that rig when you can clearly afford a lot better? biggrin.gif
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Why are you punishing yourself with that rig when you can clearly afford a lot better? biggrin.gif

Nah, I have a Quad Core nVidia GTX bla bla bla as my main rig. But when it comes down to it, I'm on the 486 more.
    
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So the move should be occurring this weekend. If all goes as planned all my servers will be in the cabinet by Monday.
    
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glad to see someone actually building a rack at home. I've been debating a similar project for years. Only now, i've decided I only need a small amount of rack space, and will be building it into my upcoming desk build.

One question though, you mentioned you just used a steel piece for the rack mount portion. any more info on the steel piece(s) would be helpful for my upcoming build, as i had originally planned on picking up a used rack and chopping the uprights to fit into the desk, but seems a couple pieces of steel would be a lot easier/cheaper.
Thanks.
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glad to see someone actually building a rack at home. I've been debating a similar project for years. Only now, i've decided I only need a small amount of rack space, and will be building it into my upcoming desk build.
One question though, you mentioned you just used a steel piece for the rack mount portion. any more info on the steel piece(s) would be helpful for my upcoming build, as i had originally planned on picking up a used rack and chopping the uprights to fit into the desk, but seems a couple pieces of steel would be a lot easier/cheaper.
Thanks.

The steel is just regular angel steel from home depot. It's just a 90 degree bend. It's about $6 for 3'
    
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perfect! thanks for the info. I get to start picking up materials this weekend for my desk w/rack build.. smile.gif
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Very nice build! It's very clean and professional. Looks sturdy too.

 

Definitely the best DIY one I've ever seen. Good work.

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