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by pony-tail
Mon Aug 25, 2003 12:38 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Antec SLK3700 & rubber grommets?
Replies: 40
Views: 18107

I just went in and bought the sonata instead - would not call it silent! but is up and running now
by pony-tail
Sun Aug 24, 2003 1:06 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Antec SLK3700 & rubber grommets?
Replies: 40
Views: 18107

Lately I have been using synthetic grommets (urathane) they are good when new but go hard after about 18 months and start to allow vibration through . I am probably using the least silence friendly drive out - WD Raptors in striped pairs. but after having 3 from 4 Seagate 80gig SATA drives fail .I w...
by pony-tail
Sun Aug 24, 2003 1:47 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Antec SLK3700 & rubber grommets?
Replies: 40
Views: 18107

The screws I have been talking about appear to be called shoulder bolts in the US ( different language over there but still English?)
by pony-tail
Sun Aug 24, 2003 12:32 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Antec SLK3700 & rubber grommets?
Replies: 40
Views: 18107

In reply to the Question about a stepped screw . it has a shank 1.5 mm larger diameter than the thread at a length just slightly shorter than the width of the grommet (so when you tighten the screw into the drive it does not make the rubber rigid) this can also be doen wit a small tubular spacer, ju...
by pony-tail
Sat Aug 23, 2003 5:44 pm
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Antec SLK3700 & rubber grommets?
Replies: 40
Views: 18107

I am currently looking at buying one of these cases. (via internet sight unseen) Are there any other problems with the case other than the hard drive vibration? I can solve the hard drive vibration problem - by using stepped screws so they dont clamp tightly on the grommets . I mount all my drives t...