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Which types of surfaces are ok to build a pc on and what arent, I dont want to fry my dads pc today. lol.
    
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Table, hardwood floor, tile floor=good
Carpet, bed, anything that can hold a static charge basically=bad
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Table, hardwood floor, tile floor=good
Carpet, bed, anything that can hold a static charge basically=bad
Hmm so nothing soft? Do towels hold charges?
    
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think so. As does paper, cardboard, and many plastic do aswell.
    
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A towel would. Its the material that is more important. I build on the rubber cover of my pool table.

Fabrics hold charge, tile/wood/rubbber don't.
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Hmm so nothing soft? Do towels hold charges?
yes towels hold a charge, Just build it on top of one of the boxes you get in the mail from the parts you ordered. If not find a box some where lol.
    
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Also try to avoid building in any place with very low humidity as static buildup will become even more of a problem.
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i build and do maintainance on mine on my island in my kitchen its white courian witch is perfect.
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what you want to do, it build it on shag carpeting, with socks on, and the whole time, rub your feet against the carpet. That works the best for me (I hope you realize I'm joking)
    
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what you want to do, it build it on shag carpeting, with socks on, and the whole time, rub your feet against the carpet. That works the best for me (I hope you realize I'm joking)
Ya bro, I think I will try that! hahaha


Hmm thanks for the ideas guys! Much Appreciation!
    
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