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Originally Posted by pc-illiterate View Post

or simply, run the screw through the motherboard into the standoff while the mobo is out of the case. the only almost headache would be lining up those standoffs with the holes when you put the motherboard back in the case.

Problem with that is you still have to put in a spacer, 2 line it up while holding the spacers, 3 drill out the panel holes so it fits through easily, And most importantly he wants to sell the case ! Who wants a case where you have to attach 3 bolts to your mobo any time you want to change boards. Should be able to find standoff with extended stud so you can just put a nut on it.bike.gif
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post #12 of 13
IN THEORY THIS MAY WORK BUT NO GUARANTEE:

File down the high spot of that hole in the rear of the mobo tray till it's flush with the rest of the rear mobo tray sheet metal.

Get small pieces of same # gauge sheet metal over the holes and have it tack welded to the back of the mobo.

Drill the correct size hole from the inside of the case mobo tray using the same bad hole as a guide to that tacked sheet metal, then screw in the standoff again.

OR instead of tacking on a piece of sheet metal find a nut that may catch enough of the standoff thread.
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You could pop out the rivets holding the Mobo tray and head over to a metal fab shop and have them whip up a new one for ya real quick then have the new tray rivetted back in.
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