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Hey Guys!
This is my first time ever working with computer cases and I was extremely excited when this went under way.

The Theme
I chose Red and Black mainly because it suited the case and it was already Black and had the Red LED fan at the front. I also like the colour combination, it looks very nice tongue.gif

Part 1: Painting the front
Now I don't have any pictures of when I did paint, but here are some of it completed smile.gif (Sorry for the pics, they were just done quickly then.

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I am still thinking about painting the inside, but I need a new power supply (a modular one) to make it worth while smile.gif

Part 2, Custom Side Window

I just did this today, I still need to buy and put on the U-Channel mould and mount the window on biggrin.gif

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UPDATES
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Updates coming soon, after I finish the side panel and work out what I want to do next smile.gif

Part 3: Unknown

I still need to decide on what to do next, please post thoughts and ideas!

General_Jaja
Edited by General_Jaja - 8/6/11 at 7:18pm
post #2 of 10
I think you should have went with s different color.. not red.. I went with white on my 912 and i changed ALL the LEDS (on the fans power light ETC ETC)

I was extremely pround on the out come.


**Eww feet
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post #3 of 10
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I don't really have the time or funds to completely paint the whole thing, so black and red will do smile.gif and yea, I just realised my feet were in the pic, hahaha biggrin.gif

Misread, you mean't the LEDs. I like the red and black combo, maybe white next time biggrin.gif
Edited by General_Jaja - 8/6/11 at 3:33am
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Originally Posted by General_Jaja;14484671 
I don't really have the time or funds to completely paint the whole thing, so black and red will do smile.gif and yea, I just realised my feet were in the pic, hahaha biggrin.gif

Misread, you mean't the LEDs. I like the red and black combo, maybe white next time biggrin.gif

I was thinking of going UV that would e cool LOL
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Red = sexy . smile.gif go for it
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Now the side panel is done, what to do next? biggrin.gif
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Now the side panel is done, what to do next? biggrin.gif

The LEDS for Pwr and HDD activity
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Originally Posted by General_Jaja;14491497 
Now the side panel is done, what to do next? biggrin.gif

DVD Drive Stealthing using your 5 1/4in blank wink.gif. Easily done with the 922 blanks by doing some minor trimming to the top edge of the perforation metal.

Link to my drive stealthing on a HAF 922

I did that on mine and love the look but make sure you cover the perforation holes behind the mesh to keep dust/junk out of your DVD drive. You have to remove the drive bezel and attach the blank to the drive drawer front so the guts are exposed if you leave the mesh wide open.

Your drive bezel is red so I'll assume you already know how to remove that (which you most likely did when you painted it?)
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That seems like a great idea, I guess that is next then! Thanks. biggrin.gif
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DVD Drive Stealthing using your 5 1/4in blank wink.gif. Easily done with the 922 blanks by doing some minor trimming to the top edge of the perforation metal.

Link to my drive stealthing on a HAF 922

I did that on mine and love the look but make sure you cover the perforation holes behind the mesh to keep dust/junk out of your DVD drive. You have to remove the drive bezel and attach the blank to the drive drawer front so the guts are exposed if you leave the mesh wide open.

Your drive bezel is red so I'll assume you already know how to remove that (which you most likely did when you painted it?)

I will be stealing your idea... I just need to get my self a cd drive LOL.. But that is awesome
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