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nice. I do remember them bowing a bit, but never though of it as a problem. but still this is probably for the better thumb.gif I'm still kind of a fan of the so called miracle ram from samsung. its so absolutely tiny. every time I take apart my computer I am surprised at how small it is
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The bowing out was fairly noticeable...This worked out perfect though...

In this photo you can see the RAM bowing out a bit...



After...It's nice and straight...



Today I worked a bit on the prototype bracket that will hold the 3.5" drive Himuro...It barely fits into the drive bay so the stock HDD brackets won't work. First up was to get rid of the side mount rubber brackets it would normally mount with..

Before:



After...I moved 2 of the brackets to the end of the Himuro...after pounding them in with a rubber mallet, I don't think they will be going anywhere any time soon...biggrin.gif





Next up was to get the parts and my measurements...I chose 16 gauge steel for the prototype...



A little markup...



Cuts made...



How the bracket will attach...



Tomorrow I'll be working on the final version...
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Looking good subyman!!!! had a spanking lately?? LOL just playing I have had too much Kracken!!!
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subyman???
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Looking good subyman!!!! had a spanking lately?? LOL just playing I have had too much Kracken!!!
Dafuq?!?! GO HOME SEROSS, YOU'RE DRUNK! cheers.gif
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subyman???
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Looking good subyman!!!! had a spanking lately?? LOL just playing I have had too much Kracken!!!
Dafuq?!?! GO HOME SEROSS, YOU'RE DRUNK! cheers.gif


Very drunk!
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subyman???

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Dafuq?!?! GO HOME SEROSS, YOU'RE DRUNK! cheers.gif

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Very drunk!

Not very but oh yeah had too much last night friends over ans cooked on grill we were drinking beer and talking about business and then started on a nice bottle of Glenfiddich 18 Year Single Malt Scotch we drank about half this then started and finished the half a litre of Kraken I had. Did not even get up early to go work on build before wife and Daughter woke up. so it was 9:30 before I got up and we are on our way to lookout mountain for day trip.

And sure glad I did not go home as I was in no condition to drive. But the quart of gaterade I drank before I went to bed did its job as I wok up with out hangover.

Also Longroadtrip sorry about the confusion. I was taking a hour before I went to bed to look at the forums.. rolleyes.gif
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No worries...I was laughing about it...wound up out with friends last night myself...tongue.gif
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Alright...sorry it's been a few days, but worked got really busy this week. Today I test mounted the Himuro for the 3.5" HDD...I'm pretty happy with the results...

If you remember, I was going to use a bracket similar to this:



But I wound up doing something completely different. I wanted to reuse the screw posts that the stock drive bracket uses, so I created an "L" bracket that works really well...





I'll take some photos of the bracket before I paint it. What do you guys think about red Himuros? biggrin.gif
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Like what you did with those drive enclosures...
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