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So I might be buying a Galant off craigslist, but I have a question. How can you hide wires behind it, my desk I have now has screws going through the back and all the wires are run across them, but the Galant desk's have no backs to them. What could I do?
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The Signum add-on does the trick!

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30200253/
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The Signum add-on does the trick!

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30200253/
WONDERFUL! That's like awesome. Thanks a lot!
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I use the Signum for both of my desks. Works like a charm! thumb.gif
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could you post a picture of it from like the front of your desk, i just wanna see what it looks like mounted on
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Originally Posted by Viridian1 View Post

could you post a picture of it from like the front of your desk, i just wanna see what it looks like mounted on

I'm in the process of moving (so my Galant isn't set up at the moment), but this page has a couple of examples:

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?p=1033266645
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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eagleeyematt View Post

I'm in the process of moving (so my Galant isn't set up at the moment), but this page has a couple of examples:

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?p=1033266645
Don't worry about it the guy sold it earlier.... angrysmiley.gif
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by Viridian1 View Post

Don't worry about it the guy sold it earlier.... angrysmiley.gif

I got mine off Craigslist--they're on there all the time, so you just have to be patient to find a good deal! Good luck hunting!!
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Dell U2711 + LG 246WP Noppoo Choc Mini with Blues SEASONIC X750 GOLD HAF-X Midtower + 200mm Fan 
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