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Here is tonight's update:

Couple toons from my friend Nils (always excited to get your packages )




A few tools of the trade...



Removed the front panel, Usb connectors, and power/hdd buttons

Photo with the case panel and control hub removed


Sleeved the power and hdd buttons/light connectors to see if I wanted to keep them


Sleeved the USB, firewire (does ANYBODY even use this), and audio connectors (also debating if I want to keep them or go to a Lian Li USB 3.0 setup)


Fans I've pretty much settled on are the Noiseblocker Multiframe S3HS fans


HDD cage


Fan and cage


That's about all I have right now...kind of at a stand still until parts begin arriving. Feel free to comment on what you see, tell me what you like or don't like, etc...
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Subbed, I can't wait to see how this turns out.
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I want the soldering iron.
This should be good.
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Roughly my first born and one leg...
Who needs kids anyway? This trade will save you lots of money in the long run
    
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My girlfriend might see things differently..(WAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYY down the road of course!)

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I want the soldering iron.
This should be good.
This is where I got it from, it's a great station! They have great customer service too!
Storefront for X-Tronic
Edited by longroadtrip - 10/9/11 at 7:45pm
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looking forward to the rest of the build ..good luck with it.. case is epic man - Subbed
    
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Looks awesome, subby mcsubbed.

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Subbed, I can't wait to see how this turns out.
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I want the soldering iron.
This should be good.
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looking forward to the rest of the build ..good luck with it.. case is epic man - Subbed
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Looks awesome, subby mcsubbed.

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Thanks everybody...really excited about this build. Feel free to comment, ask questions, offer advice...everything helps! Hope you all enjoy this build!
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Received a few parts from Jim at Case Labs yesterday. Ordered a few more to finalize the case setup. Have new power and reset switches on order. These will be the last parts needed for the shell of the case. I'll take some pictures tonight when I get off work.
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Quick question for everybody...what are your thoughts on fittings? I like the clean look of the barb, but compressions are just so convenient...I'm also trying to decide what size of tubing to go....any thoughts?
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