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so, we all talked about how good brushed aluminum looks, next saturday im taking things a step further.

i will have access to a metal shop and all thier machinery +tools including a CNC and punch press, and i will be making myself a custom case out of get this: not aluminum, but stainless steel, will be complete w/ a side window ofc, amongst other features i personally want in a case.

ill post up pictures of the completed project, i think ill Dub this case the silver bullet. it will be a mid tower.

just a heads up notice to those who strive for nice cases, if it turns out as planned, i may be taking order for these cases and become an artisan sometime early next spring, i want the chance between now and then to work the bugs out of my design and labor process.

if you have any nice ideas, shoot me a PM or post it here, i may consider them in the final design
Edited by PCSarge - 11/5/11 at 5:31pm
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Groovy
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ty, im going to try and make it as sleek as possible, still trying to figure out where i can get some nice power/ reset buttons for it.
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http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l1/g52/...ml?id=AzzDVvZC

There's one option, though I dont' know if you'll like it.
 
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not bad, ill see what i can scrounge up at thier shop, they make electronic enclosures so.
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May I ask how much the raw materials are costing you? This sounds pretty neat. Best of luck with the fabrication
    
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May I ask how much the raw materials are costing you? This sounds pretty neat. Best of luck with the fabrication
cant give out what material cost is, all i can tell you is for startup it will only be designed similar to a P180s size, and an attempt of the corsaid obsidian series features(other than the plastic 5 1/2 bay/ HDD mounts), but i have the option of punching rad and fan mounts where i want, and have access to sound deadening materials.

the case offered in the spring will be standardized design, but i will allow fan/rad mount custom orders, for those in need of something different.
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