Caution: tight 1650 rails

Jeremy Stoltz jstoltz at
Tue Apr 30 23:48:00 CDT 2002

I don't think it will work with a threaded rails. The threaded plate is
actually part of the rail. I guess I didn't describe it very well. The only
way I could see it working is if you could remove the threads from the
plate. The look like they might be pressed on. I'll take a look tomorrow
when I have a set of rails and a telco rack handy.


On 4/30/02 9:28 PM, "Michael E Brown" <michael_e_brown at> wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Jeremy Stoltz wrote:
>> Rapid Rails for Dell Rack - Made for 4 post racks with square holes. The
>> rails just snap in and require no tools.
>> Rails for 3rd Party Rack - This is what I think my servers came with, the
>> box calls then V-Rails ;) They use 6 screws to mount in the rack. The rails
>> have a threaded plate which goes on the inside of the rail. I have a third
>> party rack with square holes so the rapid rails would of worked. These work
>> too just require tools. They look like they would work in an HP rack with
>> round holes fine as well. They won't work in a 4 post rack with threaded
>> holes similar to a telco rack.
> Are you sure? Just screw directly into the rack and forget about using the
> threaded plate.
> --
> Michael

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