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post #9191 of 12477
hello, im new to this club...
recently i got my torm stryker and its awesome...
in second inspection of the whole case i noticed little bit of chipped plastics on top of the case(on cases ribs around stryker sign)....
so please did some of you got your cases like that, i mean did you had any inperfection whit your case?
please reply cuz i just wanna if I got the bad one
thank you!
post #9192 of 12477
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Badly scratched 3 fingers in the process, but I finally managed to get the damn thing off. After a while I didnt quite like the whole front painted white so I sanded most of the paint off and just left some white highlights on the front, I think it turned out pretty good.. Now obviously I wont leave it all scratched up as it's still a work in progress. I know I shouldn't have painted the whole front white in the first place but it was a spur of the moment thing.

Anyway enough dribble, here is what the front of my case looks like at the moment. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

I like where this is headed but the paint doesn't look very uniform. Did you use a primer? I suggest using an etching primer base in white before laying an actual coat of paint down. This will make the paint cover uniformly and make it more resilient to chipping and scratches.

I also noticed that you have a bit of overspray on some parts, you should be able to clean this off with "Paint Brush Cleaner". Just put a bit on a rag and rub it gently.
 
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post #9193 of 12477
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hello, im new to this club...
recently i got my torm stryker and its awesome...
in second inspection of the whole case i noticed little bit of chipped plastics on top of the case(on cases ribs around stryker sign)....
so please did some of you got your cases like that, i mean did you had any inperfection whit your case?
please reply cuz i just wanna if I got the bad one
thank you!
I haven't seen anyone mention chipping paint in that area yet. Cooler Master has great customer support. Contact them and work out a replacement top cover.
 
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post #9194 of 12477
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I like where this is headed but the paint doesn't look very uniform. Did you use a primer? I suggest using an etching primer base in white before laying an actual coat of paint down. This will make the paint cover uniformly and make it more resilient to chipping and scratches.

I also noticed that you have a bit of overspray on some parts, you should be able to clean this off with "Paint Brush Cleaner". Just put a bit on a rag and rub it gently.

The first time round I didn't use primer. I will be re-doing the whole thing when I can be bothered.. I'll be using primer and a clear coat, but that's basically what it will look like when finished, maybe a bit more glossy. As for the overspray, that will be also dealt with when I get around to doing these other parts.
post #9195 of 12477
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The first time round I didn't use primer. I will be re-doing the whole thing when I can be bothered.. I'll be using primer and a clear coat, but that's basically what it will look like when finished, maybe a bit more glossy. As for the overspray, that will be also dealt with when I get around to doing these other parts.
Awesome! i assume by other parts you mean the rest of the exterior? Should be interesting, keep the pics coming.thumb.gif
 
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post #9196 of 12477
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Awesome! i assume by other parts you mean the rest of the exterior? Should be interesting, keep the pics coming.thumb.gif

Indeed, I'm just trying to come up with something unique and cool looking to do on the rest of the case as soon as I sort the front panel out.
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post #9198 of 12477
Hello to all here. I purchased a Storm Stryker for my brother as a Christmas gift. The added handle is perfect for him, as his computer tends to take a pounding when he transports it from out of town to my place.

I just have a question for anyone that can answer it, does the Noctua NH-D14 fit in this case? I am looking to purchase one of these for him as well, so that he can finally overclock his 2600K after many years of ownership. I ask because I ran into problems fitting one into my ATCS 840, I ended up having to remove one of the support brackets for the motherboard tray in order to make it fit. I pondered on the idea of an all in one watercooler, but decided against it as his computer gets moved around a lot, and he isn't the most careful individual on the face of the planet. biggrin.gif
post #9199 of 12477
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Hello to all here. I purchased a Storm Stryker for my brother as a Christmas gift. The added handle is perfect for him, as his computer tends to take a pounding when he transports it from out of town to my place.

I just have a question for anyone that can answer it, does the Noctua NH-D14 fit in this case? I am looking to purchase one of these for him as well, so that he can finally overclock his 2600K after many years of ownership. I ask because I ran into problems fitting one into my ATCS 840, I ended up having to remove one of the support brackets for the motherboard tray in order to make it fit. I pondered on the idea of an all in one watercooler, but decided against it as his computer gets moved around a lot, and he isn't the most careful individual on the face of the planet. biggrin.gif
Yes, pretty much any air cooler will.

Also, moving his PC around will not be an issue with a AIO cooler. I move mine around alot and it's been fine. If you think about it, they will actually be better since there isn't a big heavy cooler pulling down on the motherboard which could ruin something if jarred too hard.
 
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post #9200 of 12477
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Yes, pretty much any air cooler will.

Also, moving his PC around will not be an issue with a AIO cooler. I move mine around alot and it's been fine. If you think about it, they will actually be better since there isn't a big heavy cooler pulling down on the motherboard which could ruin something if jarred too hard.

yea this.. i would recommend a AIO personally
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