Replacing two full external hard drives and keeping Lightroom 5 happy. Help please!

I use two external hard drives for storing photos and Lightroom backups - I do not have any photos stored on my Mac. As a result, they are almost full (25000 images) and I need to replace them with two higher capacity devices. I don't really know how to do this and still keep Lightroom 5 'onside'. I guess that I'd have to sync my drives one at a time with the new ones using Chronosync. Then, I'm also guessing that if I name the new drives exactly as I named the old ones, then Lightroom would carry on accessing the images as if nothing had changed. Am I correct with this assumption? If anyone out there has a better solution for me then I'd be very grateful for the advice. Thank you.

I don't blame you..
Definitely get things working with the new drives before re-formating (or deleting files from) the old drives. And make a copy of your catalog too. That way your vulrnerable parts are covered .
But Lightroom was designed to be able to withstand drive name changes on Mac, or drive letter changes in Windows..., so the odds are in your favor .
Cheers,
Rob

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