5-1/4' drive on modern PC

From: Peter C. Wallace <pcw_at_mesanet.com>
Date: Sat Dec 11 11:50:44 2004

On Sat, 11 Dec 2004, John Foust wrote:

> At 10:30 AM 12/11/2004, Joe R. wrote:
> >I use hot melt glue on mine. I won't get gooy and let things fall off and
> >it's fairly easy to remove things when you want to. I've got about six fans
> >mounted at critical points in mine and they're all held in with HM glue.
> Wow, you demonstrate the other half of my theory: that there are
> two kinds: some use duct tape, some use hot glue.
> I've daydreamed about a rapid prototyping machine that used
> relatively inexpensive hot glue sticks to create plastic 3D models.
> - John

There are such devices though I think they use ABS plastic. Newer ones (3D
printers) seem to be using dust of some kind (starch?) with water or something
sprayed on the dust with an ink-jet head.

Peter Wallace
Received on Sat Dec 11 2004 - 11:50:44 GMT

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