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post #41 of 56
awesome build!

The G5 has been done before but what stops a lot of people is lining the rear I/O plate and having the mesh line up. Ive seen a lot of people attempt this and only 1 or two succeed. Hopefully you'll be the third to finish this

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Looks greate.
Thank you!

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awesome build!

The G5 has been done before but what stops a lot of people is lining the rear I/O plate and having the mesh line up. Ive seen a lot of people attempt this and only 1 or two succeed. Hopefully you'll be the third to finish this

Best of luck
Thanks a lot! That's exactly where I am right now but I'm not letting it stop me. I want to get my motherboard tray mounted and lined up then I will start cutting. I'm probably going to make a whole new rear sheet with the I/O port riveted on from my old computer case. Doing this will allow me to mount fans where I want and not worry what the mesh will look like. Stay tuned because I hope to have this done by the end of the weekend
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Hey look at that, I crossed the point of no return!! I've certainly "modified" the case now. I need to make a back plate now.





Left the door hinge there to save myself a headache down the road





If anyone is thinking of doing this or something like this feel free to ask me questions here or PM me. Both work
Edited by remotehuman - 11/3/11 at 6:27pm
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Hopefully tonight I'll have the metal to build a motherboard tray and back piece!
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Wow this looks awesome It makes me want to do the same thing
   
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Wow this looks awesome It makes me want to do the same thing
Thanks, I wouldn't be mad if you used this as a guide. If you do chose to mod one of these cases let me know, I'll help you any way I can
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post #47 of 56
OK I might not though lol it depends I might just buy a Lian Li case. I had a look for spares and repairs Mac G5s on the internet around were I live and they cost about the same as a Lian Li.
   
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post #49 of 56
Looking good man. As much as I don't like apple, these cases are pretty cool.
post #50 of 56
So your going to replace all the hardware? You need a old school motherboard tray. Hard to get hands on. I'll take a pic of one and upload it.
Edited by sil3nt_dr3ams - 11/6/11 at 4:55am
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