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Never mind about the door...
I would like to know what i need to mount a handle onto the top of my case. and i want this to be sturdy and hold up to my abuse.
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you could get a handle from some piece of equipment and drill it in.
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post #3 of 9
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Originally Posted by stevebaz
you could get a handle from some piece of equipment and drill it in.
If the top of your case is metal as such then you can buy any handle that suites you and drill 2 holes that are the right size in the top of your case and screw the handle on.
post #4 of 9
Yes in deed. Any handle will do. Go to your local home depot or hardware store and pick up a drawer handle of your liking and drill two wholes where you want it to go and make sure to use washers on the back and bolt it to gether. Rally nothing to it. If you have the store called "Expo" Check them out they have tons of handles.

or shop online http://www.knobs4less.com/
    
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Something like this would be good. Just make sure to secure it on the inside of your case with LARGE washers (bigger the better) other wise pulling on the handle hard might (or over time) distort the top panel and bend the metal.
    
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thanks all. aight, what kinda dril would i need to bore through the top, it is metal, i think steel.
another thing, could somewhere direct to a forum where i can get some help on making filters for my fans? i can't seem to find the appropiate forum to post it. again, thanks to all.
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post #7 of 9
Any drill with a bit to drill through metal will work, as for the dust filters you will need some rubber bands, and some cheap pantyhose. Cut the pantyhose a little larger then the fans you want to filter and stretch it over them nice and tight, then use the rubber band to hold then in place.
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post #8 of 9
A regular home drill will work fine. Corded or cordless. Use a good bit (does not have to be for metal) and get after it. The metal on your case is not very thick so it will take no time at all to get through it. Remember to file away the burrs left behind for a clean finished look.

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thanks for the drill info and the, ummm...pantyhose info...ya know, i don't actually have one of those lying around...but i will see about getting one... just cut it out bigger than the fan and then rubberband it to the fan? aight, cn do. about how often would i need to change it?
and does anyone know where i can find a sturdy plastic black handle? will home depot or lowes have them? and we don't have an expo down here
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