[Soekris] Soekris boxes and small children
techie at tantivy.tantivy.net
Sat Aug 19 15:05:05 UTC 2006
> On Sat, Aug 19, 2006 at 04:32:54PM +0200, Arnt Gulbrandsen wrote:
> > Poul-Henning Kamp writes:
> > > In message <476mggbIqLqcMwFhuMu0tQ.md5 at libertango.oryx.com>, Arnt
> > > Gulbrandsen w rites:
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >> I'm sure I'm not the only person on this list who has a Soekris at
> > >> home and a small child. What do you do to secure the Soekris?
> > >
> > > Tape/nail/screw it onto the wall, out of reach ?
> > I looked for some convenient screw holes and found none. Can I make some
> > (I've come from the land of wood and have absolutely no experience with
> > metal) using an ordinary drill and a hard bit?
> Yes, virtually all bits are hard enough to drill mild steel. Just
> be sure the case is held down well as they tend to bind when they break
> through and can cause the whole thing to spin.
Don't forget cutting oil.. (any oil is better than nothing.)
> You can also use four screws with large heads or L shaped screws in a
> layout like:
> | |
> x| |x
> | |
> | |
> x x
Another option is plumbers tape.. (metal strapping tape with holes in it.)
Wrap with some electrical tape or heatshrink to protect the finish.
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