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Old January 3, 2012, 02:47 PM
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Default Swiftech Radbox Weight Limit?

I'm currently using a radbox to hold a 2 x 120mm rad (Swiftech MCR220) on my old computer. Anybody using a radbox to hold a 3 x 120mm rad (eg. RX360) with 6 fans? With all the fans, water, and fan grills installed it's probably around 8 pounds. It'll be installed externally in the rear of a Fractal XL case, think it'll hold?
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Old January 3, 2012, 03:12 PM
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what size of screws ? #6 grade 2 will support 375 lbs

best use a thick walled spacer to mount eg. metal tube

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Old January 3, 2012, 03:16 PM
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Not sure what grade they are. I got them from MDPC-X, black oxide 6-32 threaded 35mm hex screws.

The part I'm worried about is the radbox bracket which is held on by 4 tiny (as in like 2mm long) screws, one on each side.

Where do you get tube spacers like that? I couldn't find any at any of my hardware stores (Home Depot, Rona, Canadian Tire, etc)

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Old January 3, 2012, 03:23 PM
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or add a braket to help support those wil hold as long aren't striped
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Old January 3, 2012, 04:30 PM
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Guess I'll have to play around with it and see.
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I used it with triple, but switched to metal brakes later to feel better.
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I used it with triple, but switched to metal brakes later to feel better.

heh... I was thinking that I'd risk it myself, but only with the radbox supporting the middle fan so that 120mm of the rad was raised... ;)
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Old January 9, 2012, 09:47 AM
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Update: According to Gabe at Swiftech, the radbox will hold just fine.
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Old January 9, 2012, 10:52 AM
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Update: According to Gabe at Swiftech, the radbox will hold just fine.
how would he know when he copy and pastes, billA taught him
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