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Well, my cable management is pretty bad in my antec 900, so I was wondering how to drill some holes. I'm only 14, and my mom doesn't have a dremel, so how could I go about doing this? She does have some drills, but no dremel which I've heard is the tool for the job, really. Any ideas?
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i didnt use a dremel for my cable management(even though i have one). i just started out with a small drill bit, drilled a hole where i wanted. then i went to the bigest drill bit, and widened out the hole. then i went to home depot and bought an attachment for the drill,(its hard to explain, but it looked like a caveman club, with teeth on it) to widen the hole even more. home depot also had a sanding attachment, i used this to smooth out the rough spots. these attachments where like $5 to $7 a piece, and they did an excellent job.
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Thanks man!
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This is what you are looking for, they come in all different sizes.



Most likely cheaper at you local stores
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its called a hole saw. makes sure you get one for cutting metal. a "bi-metal" hole saw will do. and youll need an arbor or a hole saw that comes pre arbor'ed, then sand down the burrs like mentioned above, and order yourself some c-channel from mnpctech.com to make it look sweet - its like $2-something for 6 feet.

if youre cutting openings for fans here's the sizes
fan mm=hole saw inches
120mm=4.5"
92mm=3.5"
80mm=3.0"
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Originally Posted by gibsonnova74 View Post
i didnt use a dremel for my cable management(even though i have one). i just started out with a small drill bit, drilled a hole where i wanted. then i went to the bigest drill bit, and widened out the hole. then i went to home depot and bought an attachment for the drill,(its hard to explain, but it looked like a caveman club, with teeth on it) to widen the hole even more. home depot also had a sanding attachment, i used this to smooth out the rough spots. these attachments where like $5 to $7 a piece, and they did an excellent job.
awesome dude a caveman club, with teeth on it awesome dude thats exactly what it looks like

it is called a steeping drill bit or steeped drill bit or what the other person linked to but this will work better at just doing it cleaner, its what I always used to make big holes in thin sheet metal

but awesome man that was the funniest thing I have read all day
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