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Hey guys,

I'm looking to find some low-cost sound dampening material to deaden up the vibrations in my ATCS 840's side panels.

Amazing case but the side panels are a little flimsy and can bow out a bit sometimes.

I was looking at this on Amazon which I think would work well if I layered it on the main panel but what do you guys think?

Is there anything else I could use that would be cheap and reasonably effective?

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Ahh yes Edead. I have about 3/4 gallon Edead V3 in my trunk and its awesome. That is the thin stuff your looking at, its gonna help. Im not sure what your expecting it to do but it will stop vibrations just with its weight.
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Mostly to shore up the side panels and deaden vibrations a bit. I don't need to cut down on the air-borne noise particularly, I run a fairly quiet machine
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post #4 of 6
Got an old rubber/cloth mouse pad laying around that is no longer being used? Tape/glue it to the side panel. Voila!
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post #5 of 6
Headliner fabric (the stuff for interior vehicle ceilings) may work. I kind of think that's what is used in my FTO2 (certainly not Dynamat or Rhino lining.) Fairly cheap stuff by the yard at a fabric/craft store.
Edited by dedmonwakin - 2/3/11 at 12:14pm
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Sieg - There is some good info that was provided in this thread:

http://www.overclock.net/silent-comp...dampeners.html
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