[rescue] [geeks] Last Call - Ultra 5/10 parts

Meelis Roos mroos at linux.ee
Tue Mar 11 05:34:05 CDT 2014

> I'd rather a solid steel chassis than a flimsy peecee-style "drop it
> and the case crumples" chassis any day.  It'll weigh three time as
> much, but it'll survive.  A few months back I accidentally dropped a
> SS20 from about four feet.  The case plastic broke and I was able to
> find a little bent metal, but the machine itself was fine.  I wouldn't
> expect that good a result out of dropping a U5 like that.

I once dropped Sun 3/60 from about my neck height. The plastic case 
broke its fastening screwholes and came off. Big was my surprise when a 
solid metal box came out that no damage whatsoever...

Meelis Roos (mroos at linux.ee)

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