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Old 11-17-2010, 06:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, so I am installing a motherboard for a friend.

Can I use Nitrile Gloves? And if I can, what else do I need to ground myself, basically what do I need to wear for just setting up the motherboard nothing else?

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You just don't want loose clothing. A antistatic wrist band is enough.

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Man, just stick it in. Ground yourself by touching metal first. Then pop it in.
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Old 11-17-2010, 07:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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sorry, but you need a full bio suit to install one of those ...

i'm with paton, you're installing a motherboard not doing surgery lol, just put it in.
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