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Is there anything I need to know, before taking apart hard drives? Safety precautions? The hard drives are all old and broken, and I just wanted to take them apart for fun.
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I've taken apart a few and I'm still alive
    
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I was wondering the same thing, I got an old Xbox 360 hard drive that my cousin broke that I wanted to pull apart...
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They won't hurt you, but the hard drive will be pretty damn dead if you get any dust on the platters

The platters are lovely and shiney though!
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I'm sure there's some toxic materials somewhere so I would avoid eating hard drive parts if you can help it.
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