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I need to purchase some rivets for the antec 900 and I have no clue what kind they are. I think they're pop rivets, but what diameter and what material? Thanks.
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So you want to buy that rivets for when you drill a hole for cable management, if not what do u want to use them for???
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post #3 of 11
1/8" and steel.

you can use steel pop rivets.
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post #4 of 11
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So you want to buy that rivets for when you drill a hole for cable management, if not what do u want to use them for???
yes for painting and cable management.
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1/8" and steel.

you can use steel pop rivets.
Awesome exactly what I needed. Thanks. +rep
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post #6 of 11
Man, I am sorry to act so dumb, but I have never used a rivet.... typically they are used in building aircraft and bridges and such, and the concept is that one end expands after insertion, thus conjoining to parts. But, I am still a little confused as to exactly why that would help with cable management.
Edited by RoddimusPrime - 12/13/08 at 2:19pm
post #7 of 11
For cable management they may be thinking of grommets instead, which are metal or plastic rings that protect the cables from being cut by the sharp edges of a hole drilled in the case for example.
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post #8 of 11
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For cable management they may be thinking of grommets instead, which are metal or plastic rings that protect the cables from being cut by the sharp edges of a hole drilled in the case for example.
I was going to say I think someone is nuts... lol
post #9 of 11
if he drills out all the rivets holding the case together so he can paint/mod it, he will need to rivet it back together.

personally, i would use aluminum rivets as they are plenty strong enough and easier to pop
    
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I was going to say I think someone is nuts... lol
    
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