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# 139141 29-Jan-2014 09:57
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So i have a Homelab, im trying to built my own server rack, (cause paying 500$ for a 12U rack isnt worth it). The problem im having is finding space rails to buy. Does anyone know of a place or location i should be looking to pick up some space rails. ebay they are like 18USD. Any tips would be great.




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  # 978440 1-Feb-2014 10:08
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Rails normally come with the servers that mount on them?




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  # 978701 1-Feb-2014 22:24
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I got a cheap mixer stand from jaycar to put a couple of rackable power amps in the bottom and my dj mixer in the top. Might be somethign to consider since it had heaps of U space you might be able to cut up and use some other way?




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  # 978714 1-Feb-2014 23:33
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You can buy 2nd hand racks pretty cheap. That computer recycling place in gavin street used to have heaps.





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  # 978716 1-Feb-2014 23:35
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Just check they have the middle screw hole in each rack position. Old ones don't and many things need that there to screw into their rails.




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  # 979117 2-Feb-2014 23:04
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I have bought a few off trademe.




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