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I plan on building my own acrylic case but am wondering do you need a metal mobo tray or acrylic with screw holes in it fine?
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post #2 of 6
You don't "need" a metal mobo tray, but if you want a removable one this would be your best bet.

If you want to build your own, this would help alot.

Hope this helps!
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post #3 of 6
go to a PC recycler place or somewhere that has old ass PCs and get everything for 10 dollars. then cut out the mobo tray and parts you need.
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thread your standoffs into the acryllic tray. using a metal tray defeats the purpose of an acryllic case.

if you want a removable tray, cut one out of acryllic
    
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Ok. I'm just wondering about static and what not because this case will be on the carpet floor.
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Ok. I'm just wondering about static and what not because this case will be on the carpet floor.
go stick a plastic fork in an electrical socket and let me know what happens
    
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