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Topic: Hardcore-Budget Lap Desk ala FedEx (pic heavy)  (Read 10411 times)
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« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2006 11:58:39 PM »

that's such a great Pee pee protector.  I just need some fedex boxes. 

my computer gets real hot, & my bed is the only place in the second floor room that gets reception, so I always have to sit on the floor...

& it holds the laptop ok?  Like it won't buckle or anything?  how long have you been using it?
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« Reply #11 on: December 03, 2006 07:24:23 AM »

& it holds the laptop ok?  Like it won't buckle or anything?  how long have you been using it?

That's a good question!  How heavy is your laptop?
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« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2006 02:16:57 PM »

FedEx boxes are surprizingly sturdy and you put the medium box inside the two large for even more sturdyness.  There hasn't been any buckling at all.  My laptop is the HP dv1000 it weighs 5.26lbs. 

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« Reply #13 on: December 05, 2006 02:55:34 PM »

Does your laptop get too hot for the box?

I have what looks like the same you have, and mine gets really warm.. I hope this isn't a potential fire hazard.  Shocked
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« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2006 06:10:41 PM »

No there is no problem.  Remember there are vents on the bottom of the laptop as long as the vents are not obstructed the computer is ok. Mine has little rubber pads on the bottom to keep it elevated. Because the surface of the box is hard and flat it's just fine. 

I can't see it getting hot enough to set anything on fire  Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2006 12:46:16 AM »

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« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2006 03:17:36 PM »

Absolutely brilliant!
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« Reply #17 on: December 06, 2006 09:00:26 PM »

ummm, this is ridiculously smart.
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« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2006 07:27:08 PM »

This is a crafting challenge waiting to happen! It is such a great idea, I can't wait to see what clever ways people come up with to modify the idea!

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« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2006 05:23:12 PM »



I can't see it getting hot enough to set anything on fire  Smiley

Then you haven't had the extremely funny but yet extremely dangerous opportunity to see a laptop burst in flames. Just remember to turn your laptop off when you're away from it for too long
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