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I just started setting up my case for my rig (swapping to a smaller case) but I don't have any fan screws left... I've already put off this for awhile, and I really want to get it over with today.

Any ideas on how I can hold them in place without screws? I tried twist ties but they didn't work well.
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post #2 of 20
nuts and bolts
moldable eraser
various glues
coc... er caulk
zip-ties do wonders

I prefer rubber "silencers" myself
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Zip-ties are your friends.
    
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post #4 of 20
Rubber bands!!!!

I used them to hold on my fans on my megahalem

Worked wonders
    
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post #5 of 20
Where exactly are you trying to mount the fan?
I've had very good luck with the double sided foam tape used for picture mounting.
But this of course depends on the location, size, and speed of the fan.
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post #6 of 20
Zip ties and 3M double sided tape for spots that dont have anchor points.
 
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post #7 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by _AKIMbO_ View Post
Zip-ties are your friends.
But how...? I just can't seem to pull it off.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Firestorm252 View Post
nuts and bolts - already looked, have none.
moldable eraser - none, plus wouldn't they fall off after awhile?
various glues - for realz?
coc... er caulk -
zip-ties do wonders - How?!

I prefer rubber "silencers" myself
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post #9 of 20
You could tie them on with condoms, it's only limited by your imagination, but I would say that buying some screws or rubber silencers is a better idea.
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post #10 of 20
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I don't have any zip ties, only twist ties. I'll check for double sided tape.... Might work...
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