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My First "Mod" (side panel fan)

post #1 of 25
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so here it is, i finally decided to break out the dremel. well it was easy considering its someone elses pc and they are footing the bill hahah. tell me what you think.








still got to clean it up a bit and order the fan and grill, fan pictured is for test fitting only. Any ideas for a quit but powerful led 92mm fan? how about grill/dust cover suggedtions???
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edit: nevermind...
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post #3 of 25
Looks good to me , Pics work fine for me.
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post #4 of 25
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thanks. this has stirred the mod juices in me so il probly post some more here soon.
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post #5 of 25
Get some of this
http://www.mnpctech.com/UChannel.html
Its really good stuff. I used it for multiple fan mods. Just male sure there is enough space between the u channel and fan.
post #6 of 25
nice
I get a fan grill for it
it will be safer with one
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post #7 of 25
Looks good - that was your first time? .. Congrats

You just need the finat touch thouh - a grill or something. Else - Good work mate!

And to answer your question on what to do with the dust? Simply get a filter - or do as me, keep it clean ..
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post #8 of 25
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grill to come and dust will just have to be cleaned lol. thanks guys im proud lol.

and u channel to be ordered soon.
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post #9 of 25
I clean mine like once a week - really .. hate dust, but I also hate dusty filters .. So .. I stick with the often cleaning.

You should be proud.

I made a project a little like yours some time ago - also my first.

I wanted to get a little more cooling for my media center - so I made a 120mm hole in the side - just as you and a 120mm in the top for a blowhole - yours is much prettyer though
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post #10 of 25
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thanks any u channel with less shipping ? 11.99 for a 1.99 product no way!!!
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