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post #1 of 10
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Need something to cover a 140mm fan hole at the bottom of my case, When I was using it I cut the mesh off since the fan had a filter and I wanted better airflow. So now theres just a huge hole in the bottom of my case..... I don't really have the materials to make one myself.

I've looked at mnpctech, mountain mods and frozencpu, and cant find anything....

Basically just looking for a slab of aluminum or something with 140mm mounting holes to cover it up. Any help would be greatly appreciated....
post #2 of 10
Your case is black, so would there be an issue with just slapping a black 140mm fan filter in?
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12322/ffi-64/Silverstone_140mm_Magnetized_Fan_Grill_and_Filter_SST-FF141B.html?tl=g47c223s885

for example
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post #3 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bobotheklown;15286657 
Your case is black, so would there be an issue with just slapping a black 140mm fan filter in?
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12322/ffi-64/Silverstone_140mm_Magnetized_Fan_Grill_and_Filter_SST-FF141B.html?tl=g47c223s885

for example

That's pretty much whats there now. Its just kind of an eyesore.
post #4 of 10
The other, simpler way to cover the hole is to just duck tape it.

Edit:
Paint the duct tape black so it will match your case! smile.gif
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Hmm, an eyesore on the bottom of your case? biggrin.gif

Honestly if you screwed down black aluminum there it would probably still stick out.
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What I did to cover my 140mm fan hole was to cut a piece of cardboard out to fit in the area and cover it in black duct tape. It works like a charm and no one will ever notice
    
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post #7 of 10
PPCs carries the 140mm billet fan grills, in black or silver

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=59_362_540
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post #9 of 10
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Well, I guess no ones made anything like what I needed, so I did some major digging an found something that worked. Found our old honeywell security sign that someone tried to throw out a few years back and I said no it can be used for something. Well now I know what that use was.

Was the perfect thickness and a nice matte black backside.

Lesson? Sometimes being a hoarder pays off smile.gif
post #10 of 10
There you go. Looks nice.

When I wanted to cover my rear top fan hole, I took some sheet plastic (model railroaders use it to make buildings), painted it black and put screws through it:

Hotrod_Take_2_From_the_Top.png

Kludgy, right?

But look at it in place:

Top_filter_0011.png

Black flat stuff has zillions of uses.
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