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It's possible as all I'm doing is cutting out the back fan grill. Have you used it before?
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nope, i was wondering which one i should get as I have been contemplating about cutting my back grill as well. and since I live in a small apartment as well its difficult for me to operate dremels and stuff too. Maybe I could order it and see if it will cut? But I have no clue of the quality etc. I know they are used to cut think sheets of metal but I have no clue how hard the metal in my back grill is but it seems to be about 1/16 inch thick so I guess I could always give it a try
   
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nope, i was wondering which one i should get as I have been contemplating about cutting my back grill as well. and since I live in a small apartment as well its difficult for me to operate dremels and stuff too. Maybe I could order it and see if it will cut? But I have no clue of the quality etc. I know they are used to cut think sheets of metal but I have no clue how hard the metal in my back grill is but it seems to be about 1/16 inch thick so I guess I could always give it a try
Definately let us know how it turns out. Maybe post some pics when the job's done?

I'm more than likely going to try the Nibbler since ehume has already used it. Anything he says works I'm inclined to believe.
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It might be a bit, it's the end of the semester for me and I have to move all my crap out and then move into my apartment lol. Walmart has them for cheap if anyone wants to try it. But I will for sure try it, might take a bit though
   
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It might be a bit, it's the end of the semester for me and I have to move all my crap out and then move into my apartment lol. Walmart has them for cheap if anyone wants to try it. But I will for sure try it, might take a bit though
I'm going to try the Nibbler. Will order hopefully in the next couple days. Just need to make sure bills are covered first, lol. I'm excited to see how the acrylic sheet to cover the back top 140 slot works out.

Now on to figuring out how to mount the TY-140 on top (has 120 holes)...
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nope, i was wondering which one i should get as I have been contemplating about cutting my back grill as well. and since I live in a small apartment as well its difficult for me to operate dremels and stuff too. Maybe I could order it and see if it will cut? But I have no clue of the quality etc. I know they are used to cut think sheets of metal but I have no clue how hard the metal in my back grill is but it seems to be about 1/16 inch thick so I guess I could always give it a try
Did you end up ordering that tool? If so how did it work out? Thanks!
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have not yet ordered it. I just came home today and moved everything. I might go to wal-mart or something and see if i can pick one up there, if you ordered one i would like to see how it turns out. too many people at my house to effectively work on my case =(

but once i do get the nibbler i will probably try and mod my old cm elite case lol
that case sucks so bad, it just has a front intake thats covered by a poorly cut grill that has holes not drilled lol and a rear exhaust and that's it
   
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