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when i get back i better see some mutha******* snakes on some mutha******* planes!
amazing build!

Thanks a lot!

I guess I'll have to add more snake pics once I make some mod progress:p
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Update Time!

Over the last week I've had acrylic, sleeving and mounting stuff, more LED's and lots of other random stuff come in so I figured I need to pull
myself away from Skyrim and do some modding! Ended up getting a ton done, though needs some finalizing before I show you all tongue.gif

However, here's one thing I did do over the weekend. The Nexus fan may be the standard for quiet performance, but they sure do have a ton of unnecessary ugly wires! So I went ahead and rewired it into a simple and clean 3 pin connector, sleeved the whole thing and then stealthed the rest of the wiring.

Here's the first complete one next to a stock one. It looks so much better! Wish companies would just do this stock for us.

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BIG UPDATE TIME!!! 11-23-2011

Turns out the site upgrades broke links and got rid of all my pic resizing So I had to go through each post and fix everything. mad.gif

Still, things are once again neatly organized with decently sized pics again!

Mod wise acrylic came in!
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To finish up the front panel and 5.25" bay lighting, I decided to go with design 2.
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The second option would be to have the walls of the 5.25" bay be covered in mirror acrylic and the LED's on top of them.
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So I took the acrylic and after some cutting, drilling and mounting, I turned this
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and this
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Into THIS
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Boy do those acrylic mirrors make a HUGE difference. It's almost too bright now lol.

Added a white acrylic panel on the inside to finish it.
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Final Result
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Look's like I'll have to fix the light bleed through in the front panel, but besides that, done with that part and on to the mobo lighting!
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post #84 of 146
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I'm not done with updates for today yet!

Remember those ole RAMSINKS?
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Well I decided to turn em white and remove the AC branding.

Apparently the AC branding is Glued on, so after some careful knife work, scrubbing, alcohol rinse and more scrubbing I got all the gunk off. The RAMSINKS look better already!
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Introducing my friend rust-oleum
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Who after 4 coats and 2 days worth of drying time gave me
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After that for the final touches it's freehand painting time!

This is the draconic spelling for Alduin from Skyrim. I'll also be writing out Alduin in english on the backside using Skyrim font. Freehand didn't work well, so time to make some stencils.
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Wow everything looks amazing! The lighting looks awesome. And at first I thought that the paint on the ramsinks was done with a stencil. It looks really good. thumb.gif
And what kind of character do you have in skyrim? biggrin.gif
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post #86 of 146
Looks great so far biggrin.gif Great work thumb.gif
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Wow everything looks amazing! The lighting looks awesome. And at first I thought that the paint on the ramsinks was done with a stencil. It looks really good. thumb.gif
And what kind of character do you have in skyrim? biggrin.gif

Thanks! I'll be honest, draconian witting is a lot like writing east asian languages (chinese, japanese, korean) so if you have calligraphy experience in any of those languages it's actually pretty easy biggrin.gif

As for skyrim, I've been playing with a breton mage. I've seen a lot of ppl complain about horrible dmg scaling for spells, but I've been playing on master since the start and haven't had any issues thanks to stun locking from dual casting. If you're low on mana you can honestly just spam apprentice level spells since you regen mana faster than you use it yet can keep up to 3 guys stun locked forever. You can also level up enchanting to get free destruction spells. Once you level up alteration to master (which took about 20 minutes thanks to detect life + telekinesis spamming in town), btwn atronarch perk and atronarch stone and dragonskin, you're pretty much invincible with 80% dmg reduction and 80% spell absorption. Throw in free destruction spells and you're pretty much running around with god mode on tongue.gif.
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Looks great so far biggrin.gif Great work thumb.gif

Thanks!
I'll be honest, I got nothing accomplished over thanksgiving thanks to family rolleyes.gif, but I'll definitely have more progress this weekend!
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Thanks! I'll be honest, draconian witting is a lot like writing east asian languages (chinese, japanese, korean) so if you have calligraphy experience in any of those languages it's actually pretty easy biggrin.gif
As for skyrim, I've been playing with a breton mage. I've seen a lot of ppl complain about horrible dmg scaling for spells, but I've been playing on master since the start and haven't had any issues thanks to stun locking from dual casting. If you're low on mana you can honestly just spam apprentice level spells since you regen mana faster than you use it yet can keep up to 3 guys stun locked forever. You can also level up enchanting to get free destruction spells. Once you level up alteration to master (which took about 20 minutes thanks to detect life + telekinesis spamming in town), btwn atronarch perk and atronarch stone and dragonskin, you're pretty much invincible with 80% dmg reduction and 80% spell absorption. Throw in free destruction spells and you're pretty much running around with god mode on tongue.gif.

Wow it really seems you have things figured out thumb.gif I've got a single wielding orc with a sword. I've almost always gone the thief route, so I thought trying out brute force would be a nice change biggrin.gif
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Haven't been in here for a while......Wow.
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