Suggestions for rackmount floppy mounting

William Donzelli wdonzelli at
Tue Aug 14 21:44:11 CDT 2007

> I'm not sure how, using the tools I have, to carve big holes in a
> thick aluminum blank panel plate.  Would a 3 HP router and a carbide
> bit do it?

Get an engraving bit - that is more or less what they are designed
for. If you get one perhaps 1/8 inch diameter, you would only need to
file out the corners a little bit. With an 1/8 inch thick panel, you
might need to make the cut five or six times, but it will go fast.


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