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Wow! I'm SO subbing this! (And I'm nominating it for Mod of the Month! biggrin.gif)
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Originally Posted by repo_man;13980581 
Wow! I'm SO subbing this! (And I'm nominating it for Mod of the Month! biggrin.gif)

Awesome, thank you very much! biggrin.gif

Sorry for the lack of updates, need to get back on this project properly.

Just had a busy few weeks working late to meet deadlines and not really had a chance to keep the project momentum going.


I will endeavor to get this ball rolling again though.
    
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Lets get some updates cracking biggrin.gif


It's been a while but here's all the steel I plan to make the framework for the top enclosure with:

9m_of_steel_by_crabid-d3jxe5j.jpg


I'm currently working on some CAD models for the cooling block and the mounting bracket which I should be able to post later this weekend. smile.gif


I'll be posting pics of the construction as I go.
    
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Well after a nice lot of cutting and grinding:

grinding_1_by_crabid-d3k17p7.jpg

grinding_2_by_crabid-d3k17pf.jpg



I have a nice lot of metal lengths cut for the case:

metal_cuts_for_the_enclosure__by_crabid-d3k17t2.jpg


Stuck it together in a dry fit:

dry_fit_by_crabid-d3k187r.jpg
    
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Mmmmm, sparks. biggrin.gif Nice update man!
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And now some CAD:

I redid the block designs and turned the corners into curves. Sending this off to a company to talk about the feasibility of the design now too.

perspex_design_by_crabid-d3k6ooz.png


Also, it's a shame about the sparks, but it was hard to get big sparks while holding a camera in one hand biggrin.gif



Yay H&S! doh.gif
    
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I have no idea what I'm particularly looking at with those block designs...




but I like 'em. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by repo_man;14040473 
I have no idea what I'm particularly looking at with those block designs...




but I like 'em. biggrin.gif

Haha smile.gif

Well, the top two parts are a flow splitter which will go on top of a pin matrix block design to ensure flow reaches the whole surface of the block.

The bottom part will attach to the underside of the cold block and attach the whole block and TECs to my motherboard.

It's probably going to weigh in about 1.5kg though, so I'm going to look at supporting the whole block with some wires from the top of the case.



Here's my new reservoir which arrived today, double danger den rad res:

reservoir_by_crabid-d3khnbt.jpg

I made my own mounting for it. The tape is over the metal to avoid scratches, but once I have it finished and painted, I'll be using a thin layer of neoprene on the metal to stop scratching.


For the build progress, I'm coming along fairly well:

under_construction_by_crabid-d3khn94.jpg
Edited by Crabid - 6/29/11 at 5:43pm
    
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Jesus man, this looks like an industrial cooling system for some sort of heavy machinery LOL.


Keep 'em coming!!! biggrin.gif
   
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Seriously when i saw this no lie the only thing in my mind was... woaah.

Lol - Like your Charlie Sheen quote "I'm not Bi-polar, I'm Bi-Winning"
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