can i cut pc case by hdd grinder or hdd sander or if i can't can i buiild some kind of dremel by using old computer stuf


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mhkabir7 years ago
No, not using the HDD sander,it doesn't have enough torque. You need the HDD sander v2(posting instructable soon) with improved dremel cutting blades. I think it could be acheived with this :http://hackaday.com/2010/04/02/your-hard-drive-needs-a-diamond-blade/
yeah all of you could try that or you could just go buy a dremel tool like i did
1. i musnt buy that because i dont awnt to lose monney
2. my parents will tell me i am not normal
3. i dont need my hdd
4. it is much more interesting when you make something than when you buy it

( example: if i would make hot ice from vinegar and soda i would be more happy than when i buy sodium acetate)
orksecurity7 years ago
I'm not sure what "hdd" means in this question...?

Most PC cases are either plastic or thin mild steel, and so should be easy to cut -- though I think drilling a starting hole and then using a carbide rod saw in a hacksaw handle might be faster and easier to control than using a grinder (either large or "rotary tool" type).

If you told us what you were actually trying to do, we could probably offer better advice on how to achieve it.
h0meIandsecurity (author)  orksecurity7 years ago
HDD - HARD DISK (WATCH THIS: https://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-HDD-Rotary-Sander-for-5/ )

Can i stick sandpaper on hard disk, and will it be enough strong to cut pc case, i dont want to buy anything like dremel, chainsaw..... here is picture......and please can anybody test it i would be thanksfull becaause i want to be sure it will work? I WANT TO CUT PC CASE WITH "HDD SANDER" without using any other tools!!!



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I stand by my answer -- I don't know, but it isn't the tool I would choose, and I'd still want to know why you're making the cut before deciding which tool *is* the right one.
Yes you can. Buy an angle grinder and sharpen the HDD platter so it has a nice sharp point. Then power up the hdd and cut the case.
h0meIandsecurity (author)  Jayefuu7 years ago
but should i use grind or sand paper or any else stronger or without paper......and tell me if you are sure 100% or you just think
lemonie7 years ago
A "power tool" will do a much better job, i.e. something like a mains-powered grinder. L
I agree. For what you want do those motors that you're trying to use are about 1/100 of the strength you need. Maybe not even that. You can stop them with a finger.

You need MORE POWER.

Yes, although I wouldn't want to try stopping a HDD with sandpaper glued to it with my finger...

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