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Case Mod: Antec 600, Caterpillar

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Hey guys, im starting a short and simple work log about my antec 600.
After sitting in my basement for months, I decided to bring it back up today and mod it.

What I will be doing:
I'm starting by cutting cable management holes.
Getting the case stripped of its current coat.
Getting it completely powder coated in sand black.
Putting u-channel in all holes made.
Drilling new holes for reverse hard drive placement.
Re-Painting all plastic pieces.
Applying Caterpillar appliques. (My brother is a heavy duty mechanic at finning)

So i'l be leaving you with updates here and there.

Currently I've cut all the necessary holes, and cut out and filed the back fan grill.







    
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Very exited to see how this turns out. Good Luck.
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Alright, just got some replacement parts from coolermaster, and got most of the hardware I need. Now i'm waiting on an aftermarket GPU cooler. Will be air cooled.

Right now the quote for stripping and powdercoating of the case is $60, not bad.



    
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Hi jbalsa2, any updates on how this is going? I myself have an Antec 600 case and have been wondering what to do with it.
    
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