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Old 12-21-2006, 02:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know what size threads a normal HDD would be? I want to mount one of my HDD's in the 5.25" bay, but I need to know what size thread screw to get.

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Old 12-21-2006, 02:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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When you buy a HDD, the screws come with it. (Unless it completly OEM)
Also there are conversion kits for mounting a 3.5' HD in a 5.25' Bay. Just Search Around for them. If not, use your imagination to create one.
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I'm going to make a "conversion kit" with some plastic rod, I was just wondering what size screw to use so I don't have to take my HDD to the hardware store with me.

I want to say M4...does that sound right?
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Dunnue, but you have a HD right now, So Why not looks at the screws it uses.
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I don't have any small-scale measuring tools.

I think it's 6mm, though. My dad is going to get me some 6mm screws on his way home, I'll see if they work.
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