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Yev from Backblaze here -> We're not above liberating drives from their enclosures: http://blog.backblaze.com/2012/10/09/backblaze_drive_farming...

Husking external drives seems like a great way to get a deal.

I've done it myself for my home servers. Tends to get strange looks, I can only imagine what buying in the scale BackBlaze did caused for reactions :p

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