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post #131 of 235
damn dude
that's some good work there brother.
i never thought of scoring with my dremel, i think i mite make a metal box for my usb, power/reset, audio using this method. (placing it under my tv to close gap)
good stuff man
post #132 of 235
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Originally Posted by Hazzeedayz View Post

damn dude
that's some good work there brother.
i never thought of scoring with my dremel, i think i mite make a metal box for my usb, power/reset, audio using this method. (placing it under my tv to close gap)
good stuff man

cheers, i found scoring with a dremel really tricky im trying to figure out an easier way.
the cutting disc slides around like crazy there is no way of guiding it strait, unless you have a really steady hand. it also sometimes cuts right through if im not careful. i try to make a groove half way through the metal.
post #133 of 235
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Originally Posted by ironcobra220 View Post

cheers, i found scoring with a dremel really tricky im trying to figure out an easier way.
the cutting disc slides around like crazy there is no way of guiding it strait, unless you have a really steady hand. it also sometimes cuts right through if im not careful. i try to make a groove half way through the metal.

would it help to take a razor blade across it for a guide?
then possibly use a sanding block's corner and sand it down. (to make the groove deeper)
this would prolly be a lot more work tho
post #134 of 235
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Originally Posted by Hazzeedayz View Post

would it help to take a razor blade across it for a guide?
then possibly use a sanding block's corner and sand it down. (to make the groove deeper)
this would prolly be a lot more work tho

similar to what i tried doing, i used a Stanley knife to mark up the metal for cutting, because pen and pencil just wipes off the metal.
when my deremel score mark wasn't looking tidy enough i used the edge of my half round file. doesn't make a huge difference though.
if its dry enough outside next week i could make a video, i still have more parts to work on.
post #135 of 235
Nice work man!!! Never thought about scoring the metal before bending it. I made a shelf/divider between my PSU and the motherboard area and bending went well, but could have been better. I still have another piece to fab and bend to separate the bays from the motherboard area as well so I will definitely give that a try!! Keep up the good work!!

Hope you get your dead component(s) sorted out soon. thumb.gif
   
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post #136 of 235
Great work with the metal mate!

I am a big fan of your work!
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post #137 of 235
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Selling loads of the main components im using in this rig because im low on funds.
real shame i have to get rid of it but im hoping to get it sold as a bundle with the white leds that took me ages to wire up

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link for the sale thread if anybody's interested

http://www.overclock.net/t/1205003/clearance-bundles-many-main-components-and-water-cooling-gear-cheap
post #138 of 235
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its my 500th post right here :O

so the build has slowed down alot from hardware issues, so i have some photos for you and an update of my hard drive cover.
went for matt black, the brushed aluminium just looked too star trek style.

sand, sand, sand, wash, primer, primer, sand, dust, paint, paint, sand, clean, paint. for the smoothest "sandy" texture of matt black.

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Got a few more i took pics of the case, just to show how it looks right now.
almost finished minus 2 panels i need to remake, and maybe some cable management needs more work.

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post #139 of 235
looks good thumb.gif
post #140 of 235
very proper mod, looks incredible with the LEDs, and thats just on picture
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