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What should i use to mount my rad on-top of my case? i am using 2x 120mm crud fan's to hold it up right now, but i would like something a little bit more " appealing" ...
    
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What should i use to mount my rad on-top of my case? i am using 2x 120mm crud fan's to hold it up right now, but i would like something a little bit more " appealing" ...
make some nice chrome brackets, or a radbox lol, like me
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I've seen several guys use empty .50 caliber machine gun brass to make legs for their rads...Looks pretty good to...You can get them at Army&Navy stores..Put some pieces of felt on the bottoms so it doesn't scratch up your case...Just put some longish screws in the rad fan holes fill the brass with epoxy and set the screws down in the necks and let it cure out...
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I hate rad boxes. Those things are a giant rip off. They cost more than $5 and they break with slightest little bump or pull. It's bull.
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I hate rad boxes. Those things are a giant rip off. They cost more than $5 and they break with slightest little bump or pull. It's bull.
You broke your rad-box? I always thought they were pretty sturdy little things..The old metal ones were a lot better then the newer plastic ones..
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gut a old fan and cut the sides out thats what i did
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Thats what im doing right now and its not attractive. I think i am going to make something out of wood, or call my friend and have him weld me something.
    
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You broke your rad-box? I always thought they were pretty sturdy little things..The old metal ones were a lot better then the newer plastic ones..
Yeah, the one I have now is basically just barely hanging in there. I bumped into it when I was first mounting my rads back on my armor and one of the edges just snapped right off.

I still think they are overpriced and that a few long screws and bolts can do the same thing for much less. Or hell, an empty fan housing can act as a rad box for much less than $15.
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