Subject: RE: Kinda OT?: Looking for rackmount screw sets....
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From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: 04/15/2002 13:15:35
> From: James B. DiGriz
> Dave McGuire wrote:
> > On April 15, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> >> Now, to mount equipment in it, I need to find some more of those
> >>clip-on T-nut kinda things, which clip on around the hole in the rails,
> >>you then use the supplies screws to mount your equipment. Some older DEC
> >>racks used the same thing.
> >> And, as you can guess, the guys at the local Home Depot just gave
> >>me funny looks.
> >> Anybody know where I can get a dozen or two of these screw mount
> >>sets? For a reasonable price? And what are they called?
> > These are called "tinnerman clips" (not sure about the spelling).
> > Suppliers like Grainger or Newark Electronics will likely have them,
> > but don't expect them to be cheap...just a plain 19" rack from places
> > like this can run over $2000.
> > I get mine from surplus dealers, usually attached to racks. :)
> > -Dave
> An auto parts store or auto body shop should have them. Look through the
> Dorman fastener assortments if nobody knows what you're talking about.
Thanks! And an auto store would probably have them at a better price
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