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The Beauty of Living in China

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Hey guys,

I just went to a local glass shop near where I live in China. My goal was to get a decent price for a custom side panel window for my 690 II... So, I explained to the guy that I wanted him to cut a 30cm x 25cm hole in the side panel and then stick a 32cm x 27cm, thin sheet of glass on the back so I can see the internals of my computer. I have seen the work that this shop does, and let me tell you that they cut glass really well! I just placed the order 15 minutes ago at 4pm and he said that it should be ready before noon tomorrow.

Total cost: ~5 USD

China FTW!

Pics of the completed side panel will be posted tomorrow...
Edited by stinky - 10/29/11 at 1:30am
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Seeing as it is Shenzhen, I'm not surprised at all.

Sweet deal!
    
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no fair dude! my plan to get some metal work done is to go to one of the shops here and give them beer see if it works :/
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I wish I lived in China so I could get the parts I need for the LED lighting I'm putting in my room. Although my dads coworker is at their Hong Kong office right now so I'm having him bring home the controller I need but I need so much more!
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Nice one on the great deal dude.
I done the same sort of thing, wanted a clear side for my cm scout so went to the nearest perspex/window company and they gave me 2 pieces just the size i needed for free and i cut it out myself, i was so happy i gave them £2 for his troubles which probly brough a bacon sandwich for dinner.
If i wanted it cutting though it was going tobe £20 but they was happy enough to give me offcuts for free.
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no fair dude! my plan to get some metal work done is to go to one of the shops here and give them beer see if it works :/
Hmm...not sure I would like ppl doing my metal work drunk...perhaps give it to them after?
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