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  • George_f
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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



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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



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




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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
Double sided velcro sticky tape . Two strips of velcro about 70 mm long will hold a hard drive in any orientation, never let go, and isolate vibration .
Cost is a few dollars at any supermarket

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