Coolest case mod ever: A duct tape server

Team Boom Tape is a team that not only makes things out of duct tape in competitions, they’ve created a server with a duct tape case!

They’ve even lit it from the inside, creating windows courtesy of the translucency that 3M clear duct tape provides.

[The] Duct Tape Server was build entirely from four rolls of gray Nashua duct tape, a quarter roll of translucent 3M duct tape, and these computer components:

  • Pentium P4 2.4 GHz
  • Intel SFF Motherboard
  • 1GB twinned DDR RAM
  • 80GB SATA HDD
  • 350W PSU
  • CDROM
  • 2 80mm LED fans

However, you’d think with the heat generated that the case might have some structural issues, since duct tape is not meant to withstand high temperatures. Here’s a report on why duct tape is actually not recommended for long-term use.

Check out the duct tape server video:
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