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Old Feb 12, 2013, 09:21 AM   #1
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Would a Powerbook G4 fit in this?

I know that the newer macbook pros a a little thinner so I'm thinking No BUTT never hurts to ask
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...=ATVPDKIKX0DER
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 09:41 AM   #2
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I know that the newer macbook pros a a little thinner so I'm thinking No BUTT never hurts to ask
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...=ATVPDKIKX0DER
I think it might since the PB G4 is only .05" thicker than the MBP and only .15" thicker than the MBP retina.

And I am one to believe that a "butt" should never hurt.
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I know that the newer macbook pros a a little thinner so I'm thinking No BUTT never hurts to ask
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...=ATVPDKIKX0DER
It may, but you may want to consider alternative, least expensive options...
I am a fan of the swedish alternative:

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50107051/

and it does its job well... It can handle my 12' PBook G4, my 14' Pismo and a Clamshell iBook!

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It may, but you may want to consider alternative, least expensive options...
I am a fan of the swedish alternative:

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50107051/

and it does it job well... It can handle my 12' PBook G4, my 14' Pismo and a Clamshell iBook!

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That's a very good point, I completely forgot about Ikea's options for storage(since they are fairly good at it).
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It may, but you may want to consider alternative, least expensive options...
I am a fan of the swedish alternative:

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50107051/

and it does its job well... It can handle my 12' PBook G4, my 14' Pismo and a Clamshell iBook!

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Is this a joke or am I miss understanding? From what Im seeing your trying to have your powerbook g4 case a napkin holder.
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Is this a joke or am I miss understanding? From what Im seeing your trying to have your powerbook g4 case a napkin holder.
I think it is a napkin holder, and although not specifically made for it....well, it works!
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Is this a joke or am I miss understanding? From what Im seeing your trying to have your powerbook g4 case a napkin holder.
It's not a joke, it is indeed a napkin holder... but it works just fine, just google it and you'll see i'm not the only one
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I think it is a napkin holder, and although not specifically made for it....well, it works!
So you took apart your laptop and put it in that? -_-
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So you took apart your laptop and put it in that? -_-
Whoa there! I'm not saying that I would do that, just that it seems to be working well for them.
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So you took apart your laptop and put it in that? -_-
no, the holder opens up... you just have to slide the laptop in.
If you want, you can add some rubber feet on the inside to make sure it is well secure!

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If you google "fantastik laptop stand" for images, there are better images than mine...
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no, the holder opens up... you just have to slide the laptop in.
If you want, you can add some rubber feet on the inside to make sure it is well secure!
Oh ok are there any videos of people doing this? So its a laptop holder not replacing the laptop casing. I get it now.

Ok I will google it.
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Someone has only read the first post without clicking the link I feel!!
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Oh ok are there any videos of people doing this? So its a laptop holder not replacing the laptop casing. I get it now.

Ok I will google it.
there you go:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzXUDvTQ8-w
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Someone has only read the first post without clicking the link I feel!!
I clicked it. The OP was just very unspecific.
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Ikea hack I've seen all year.
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dem responses , butts, napkin holder looks ok for a ibook or powerbook 12' BUTTTTT I have a powerbook g4 15 inch which I should have said in the original post ^_^
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BUT 50$ vs 2$ , i'ma go with the ikea stand lol it can look a little awkward if it wants.
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dem responses , butts, napkin holder looks ok for a ibook or powerbook 12' BUTTTTT I have a powerbook g4 15 inch which I should have said in the original post ^_^
here is the solution for your powerbook:

http://www.sgwoot.com/2009/06/diy-ma...ertical-stand/

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So, how do you turn your computers on when going this route? Crack it open and hit the power button? Never turn them off?

My dad uses his PB shut with an external monitor and this could gain him some desk space.
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So, how do you turn your computers on when going this route? Crack it open and hit the power button? Never turn them off?

My dad uses his PB shut with an external monitor and this could gain him some desk space.
I usually put mine to sleep, and don't turn it off... then just press enter on the keyboard or press the mouse button to wake up...
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I know that the newer macbook pros a a little thinner so I'm thinking No BUTT never hurts to ask
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...=ATVPDKIKX0DER
Is it just me or does that look REALLY unstable?
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dem responses , butts, napkin holder looks ok for a ibook or powerbook 12' BUTTTTT I have a powerbook g4 15 inch which I should have said in the original post ^_^
Did you read my response before the "butt" joke?
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Whoa that really does look unstable at first glance I was like yeah I like that but when you look at it close puttin a powerbook in there could get a little top heavy.I'm actually about to do the same thing since I now have a extra 26" led tv,just a little more secure of course.Im having a problem though,I bought a dvi to hdmi adapter and its not working on my 1.5ghz 15.2 powerbook,when I go to display settings it shows my phillips tv but no video but im gonna work on it more tommorow I've got two powerbooks and it doesnt work on either so it might be the adapter itself.
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Did you read my response before the "butt" joke?
butts should hurt sometimes
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