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I am wanting to sell a mobo in it's original box with cables books ect ect but i don't have an anti static bag. Could i use something else like a plastic bag or bubble wrap ect? (whilst mobo is inside the box)

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post #2 of 11
Hmm i think you could put a piece of cardboard under it and wrap the rest with bubble wrap
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post #3 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iZZ View Post
Hmm i think you could put a piece of cardboard under it and wrap the rest with bubble wrap
I've purchased graphics cards brand new and they came with less protection lol.

Thanks for the info.
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post #4 of 11
iirc you can buy PINK bubblewrap from wal-mart and its supposedly static-free. Not 100% though. But you can buy anti static mobo bags from almost anywhere online for a few bucks.
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post #5 of 11
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I will try and get hold of a anti static bag tommorow if i can.
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post #6 of 11
Give a call to any local shops. I'm sure they have that kind of stuff laying around might be able to get one for free or a few "pounds" in your case.
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post #7 of 11
Paper is anti-static.
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Paper is anti-static.
Not true. Paper's static charge is a common problem in the printing world.

http://www.na.sappi.com/c/document_l...&groupId=10165



BradleyW: Any computer tech shop should have many bags that they would throw away on a daily basis.
post #9 of 11
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Thanks guy's. And yeah, who suggested paper is fine, i have felt the static myself if you run your fingers down it gently.
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post #10 of 11
Bubble wrap will work fine if you cant find any actual anti static bags.

Just be sure all areas of the board are covered.

But quite honestly, the chances of a motherboard in a box to be affected by a static charge are slim...
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