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Excellent design and follow through.
Can't wait to see the finished case and play Skyrim as well.
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post #32 of 146
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Snake Skin Sleeving! (And Snakes on a PSU)

Decided to consolidate all the pics of my snake into one post!

Who let him out?
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So what do you guys think about snake skin sleeving? Better or worse than FTW sleeving? kookoo.gif

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Hmm, I think I know what he wants to be when he grows up.
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He wouldn't leave that PSU. Smasherbasher, guess you've found a new fan of your work!
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That stare totally reminds me of that snake in Disney's version of the Jungle Book
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He's looking at the Side Panel Dragon Etching (You can see it reflected in the 5.25" Cover Panel). Snakes are like dogs, they lick EVERYTHING. At least they don't drool! drool.gif
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Some more photos from 10/29 of my "sleeving assistant"
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post #33 of 146
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fan o' water;15498661 
Excellent design and follow through.
Can't wait to see the finished case and play Skyrim as well.

Thanks a lot.
I know my copy of Skyrim is pre ordered for release day delivery from amazon!
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post #34 of 146
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One of the great aspects of the Elder Scrolls Series is the great modding community. I pulled these screenshots together for another post, but I figured I'd throw em up here as well.

Can't wait to see what the modding community ends up dong with skyrim!
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post #35 of 146
Slow down. What are those skyrim screenshots doing in there? redface.gif
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post #36 of 146
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dmanstasiu;15514597 
Slow down. What are those skyrim screenshots doing in there? redface.gif

Slow down? eek.gif
Very well then. I'll go take a nap and come back in a week then! sleepysmiley03.gif

As for those screenies, those are modded Oblivion screenshots. I threw em in as sorta a rationale for why I love the series wink.gif
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post #37 of 146
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Ok, so turns out I can't resist more updates!

You guys remember that pesky USB 3.0 front panel?
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Originally Posted by banthracis;15482387 
The USB 3.0 front panel replacement came in today, yay!
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However, there's a slight problem. The connector to the mobo is huge and the other end is solidly welded...

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Heck it's so tight I cant even fit a dremel to cut the soldering eek.gif

So...how on earth am I going to sleeve this? confused.gif

Anyone have ideas?



Well thanks to Smasherbashers suggestions I realized that all I had to do was desolder the USB 3.0 connector from the PCB. Way for me to miss the obvious! doh.gif

So I went to home depot and picked up some supplies
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Then I looked at the connecter really hard...
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and somehow it magically became this biggrin.gif
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I figured I was set now! Yea... well it turns out that SATA heatshrink didn't fit over the USB 3.0 headers, no matter how much stretching I applied, and the other end was even bigger! mad.gif

Still, I wasn't gonna let that stop me! I kept at it for another hr or two and finally got it sleeved, though I did cheat a little wink.gif
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Separate post so it doesn't get lost with the above update:

While I was fighting with that Front Connector I also did my SATA cables.
Not sure if I want to go with Red or black, so I tried both.

What do you guys think, should I go with red or black sleeving for the SATA cables?

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post #39 of 146
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Quote:
Originally Posted by banthracis;15520666 
What do you guys think, should I go with red or black sleeving for the SATA cables?

No one has suggestions? sadsmiley.gif

Maybe I should just create a poll!
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Mixing it up is always good. Your case, like so many these days, has a lot of black, so red or white sata cables would add some nice pop.
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