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Posted 07 June 2017 - 01:19 PM

Hello all!

 

In my case I need these wee screws to let my hardrives slide into place. I have 4 drives in there but only 4 screws! Does anyone know where i could buy some of these? Please see attachments :D

 

Thanks. 

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Posted 07 June 2017 - 09:13 PM

Not sure. What case is it for? The manufacturer might be able to supply more, for a price. A computer store could potentially have something like that too. Jaycar or a similar electrical-oriented place might be possible as well, although not likely.

 

Other than that, my suggestion would be to go to somewhere like Blacks Fasteners, if you've got one locally. They'd probably be the cheapest of the options I can think of, if they've got something like that – however that's about the only sort of place that might have them other than the above-mentioned relatively specialised places.


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Posted 08 June 2017 - 11:56 AM

Thanks!

 

Ill go and see if they have some if they do ill reply with the type so if anyone else has the same problem.

 

Thanks,

Steve


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Posted 10 July 2017 - 11:44 AM

Lots of computer screws are weird American threads . Probably those are 6/32 UNC thread [ not the same as 3/16] . Your chances of finding some at a local supplier are close to zero. 
I did track some longer cap screws down at Steelmasters in Penrose. They have a good online shop , but they do not have all the things they list in stock .
Since that looks to be specific to a case I would suggest you contact the case manufacturer , or you go to plan b
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Posted 10 August 2017 - 09:49 AM

PB Tech in Wellington had a free screws bin. Not sure where you are but you should have a look through if you can. 

 

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Posted 16 August 2017 - 11:50 PM

This is the closest i have, from a seagate external drive 3.5inch

 

Or do they look more like this?

http://www.trademe.c...-1394077231.htm

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Posted 23 August 2017 - 10:03 AM

Did you find any that could work for you? I might have some at home, I'll have a look tonight



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Posted 23 August 2017 - 11:06 AM

I'm going to guess that the OP has found something, as the post is about two and a half months old. But worth checking all the same.


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Posted 24 August 2017 - 01:32 PM

all good, I have 4x at home that I've found:

 

 

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Posted 06 October 2017 - 07:05 PM

Sorry for the reallllly late reply i forgot i posted this on here :D Thank you all for the help. I went to PB tech and there was one in there that i could use but i ended up emailing the company that built the case and they sent me 30 of them for free! 

 

Thanks everyone for the help!



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Posted 07 October 2017 - 08:35 AM

That's great!


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