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6th 2005f December, 2005

Things to do with 20 old hard drives

by @ 21:48. Filed under Hard drives, Projects
Half a meter of hard drives
I have twenty 3.5″ hard drives collecting dust in my garage (10Gb and all working) and I will use them to do things. What things I haven’t decided yet, but I already have a couple of ideas. The first one is almost finished and will be posted here in a day or two.

-But- I need your help to come up with more ideas!
We have 20 nice shiny discs, as many read/write heads complete with arm, 40 very powerful magnets, and so on. It’s actually only the imagination that sets the limits.

In this first part we go through the, maybe trivial but vital, task of taking the drive apart in its components without damaging anything.

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4 Responses to “Things to do with 20 old hard drives”

  1. David Says:

    Actually, I’ve been looking for a quantity of 10’s very CHEAP! What would you take?

  2. Chris J. Says:

    Nice to hear that someone is actually interested in them.
    But sorry, they’re designated to be slaughtered and made into things… That’s more fun then selling them CHEAP!

  3. Pete Says:

    Funny, I have a similar pile of similar sized disks.

    Chipped any xboxes lately?

  4. Peter Says:

    Harddrive shuffleboard!

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