Shoddy Hardware (Was: Re: WW fixtures (was Re: "New" PDP-8))

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Fri Apr 5 13:08:29 2002

> >>I do have one big unused server case, made in the US, by Tandy, for
> >>Grid, for the US Government. It does use 6/32. If I ever do use it
> >>again, I'll be switching all the screws to "allen" head button type screws.
> >
> > Whitworth, or BSF?

A tough choice. But to help keep it global, at least have them made up to
take a metric Allen wrench. But Allen is so boring. There are so many
more interesting heads available, such as tri-wing, triple-square, etc.

And how about using left-handed threads? That will give pause to those
who would consider going into the case.

Grumpy Ol' Fred
Received on Fri Apr 05 2002 - 13:08:29 BST

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