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post #11 of 14
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Alright to clear things up:

My motherboard holes don't match up with these holes. So I want to drill my own holes. But those bumps that raise the board so the back of it won't touch the case, that's my problem. I'd need to make my own, otherwise the ones that are already made into the tray would be in the way. So that was my question, and airmike532 answered it with using riser screws.





And I do have powertools, I meant that 'dont tell me how easy it is going to be to drill the holes, but tell me how easy it would be to make risers'. Sorry can't think clearly today.
And I'd buy an antistatic bag but I can't drive to the store because I'm 15, and I wanted to begin my case mod soon so I don't want to wait until I get a chance to go to the store.
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post #12 of 14
Mr. B3ar, I think you got it.

The only issue that I see is being able to "tap" the holes for the stand-offs. If the gauge of the case material is too thin, then threading them properly may be an issue.

Boris, maybe just line up the I/O ports, as b3ar stated and use only the 4 existing holes (provided that they align and NOTHING IS SHORTING)...? Worth a shot, and no power tools. You could also use a punch, and knock a 2mm hole in the appropriate places, then bolt the standoffs on from the backside...??? Again, no power tools, just a punch, a hammer, and a punching surface (piece of 2 x 4 works great, needs to be soft so that the punch can "travel". A hard surface will not do. and the surface needs some rigity so that you don't warp the case material)...

...okay I shut up now.
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post #13 of 14
Sorry for the doubel... just saw your post.

How about: Drill 1/8" (or whatever diameter you deem necessary) holes in the appropriate places and use the correct size bolts that will thread to the stand-offs and and "stack washers" to the appropriate heighth Between the Mobo tray and the case.
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post #14 of 14
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those pictures show the back of the tray, couldn't show the front because another mobo is mounted. I'll just use riser screws or stack washers like you said. thanks for the help everyone.
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