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I just got a Danger Den Black Ice Extreme GT 240

It says it is threaded for M4 screws...first off I probably will be mounting it on one Swiftech 120 radbox so how long do the screws have to be.

Second...Where can I get these M4 Screws...I am being very careful in the screw selection because apparently these rads are notorious for breaking with alot of screws
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personally I think screwing your radiator would hurt... the fins aren't exactly soft...
    
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Well the rad has holes on both sides for mounting it seems

so my question is

A: how far do I screw the screws in or what is the average length to the radiator and all do most people get screws taht go through the rad AND the fans or do they just screw the rad to the case or a radbox and on the other side of the rad screw the fans in
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Well the rad has holes on both sides for mounting it seems

so my question is

A: how far do I screw the screws in or what is the average length to the radiator and all do most people get screws taht go through the rad AND the fans or do they just screw the rad to the case or a radbox and on the other side of the rad screw the fans in
there's a lot of screwing going on it that post. Seriously, I was lucky enough to have the right length screws. But in the instance I did not, I actually ghetto rigged it with the right thread size, but since the bolts were too long, I razor cut precise pieces of tubing both as a spacer, and as a silencing method for the fans. Of course this doesn't help you much, so bump for the next chance of proper information...
    
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Just make sure that the screw is not going to hit anything if you are going in deep otherwise trim the screw so it only just goes through the mountings threads, Take the rad right to the Hardware store with you. They will have something you can use.
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I drill out the mounting holes on my rads wo work with fan screws
    
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The BIP and BIX are 6/32...
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