ISO: Stabilization feet for DEC H960 rack
tsg at bonedaddy.net
Sun Feb 28 07:14:45 CST 2021
I'd buy at least a couple sets (and likely more)
On 2/28/2021 12:28 AM, Steve Malikoff via cctalk wrote:
> Josh said
>> I realize these are uncommon; curious if anyone has a spare pair somewhere
>> (hey, that rhymes.) I'd like to be able to pull out the CPU on my 11/70
>> without worrying about the whole thing tipping over and crushing people I
>> care about. It's the little things, really...
> I made two pairs of repo ones that turned out beautifully. They have a welded steel bar
> load-bearing skeleton and adjustable pad like the original, and a 3D-printed shell sprayed
> in satin black that completes the aesthetics and follows the "six foot rule" in that they
> probably wouldn't be picked out from the originals from a few feet away. I have yet to
> machine the bolt head tapers to the originals but lost the photo of one that was posted here
> some time ago.
> I got a lot of help from cctalk on the dimensions of the foot a while back, but some of
> these are still a tiny bit inaccurate, but I can't expect the average person to have a surface
> table, height gauge, angle gauge etc.
> I was planning to make a few pairs for sale some day. If there was sufficient interest I can
> get to fabricating the cutting, bending and welding jigs to produce then more quickly than the
> completely hand-made ones I have done. The biggest problem is I'm not sure how much they
> would cost. Also I have not yet laser-cut the accompanying kick panel. I have the dimensions for
> that but I would rather measure one myself before committing to those.
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