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Any recommendations on molding? My cutouts are finished, and I was finally able to remove the drive bay. I'll post pictures soon.
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Well I know my way around a Dremel a little better now. That is black electrical tape, with scotch tape holding it on.

I really need some moding. Should I get this U-channel edge molding ?

There are auto stores near by, but I worry they won't have something thin enough, will they?
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OK, i see what you mean now. Also, i removed that metal bar in my case a while ago, do you think i could use the second caddy also? or is it just not needed?

I don't think it's needed, it is a really strong hold that them four fan screws has on the rad... I haven't worried about moving/shaking at all. Anyway, I think the two 120mm slots are too far apart from each other to properly align with the rad.
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Well I know my way around a Dremel a little better now. That is black electrical tape, with scotch tape holding it on.
I really need some moding. Should I get this U-channel edge molding ?
There are auto stores near by, but I worry they won't have something thin enough, will they?

Nice job man, I say go for that molding - makes the job look a lot neater. You gonna install a H100? Or other rad/loop etc?
    
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I don't think it's needed, it is a really strong hold that them four fan screws has on the rad... I haven't worried about moving/shaking at all. Anyway, I think the two 120mm slots are too far apart from each other to properly align with the rad.
Nice job man, I say go for that molding - makes the job look a lot neater. You gonna install a H100? Or other rad/loop etc?

Really have no plans, this was more so a practice case. I like that whenever it does go in service it's going to be alot nicer to work with though.

Any advice on 120mm cutouts? I really want a knockout punch or a good drill bit hole saw. Idk what drill hole saws can get through Antec steel though.

-Oh and I ordered 5ft of U-Channel for $10 total ($5 shipping) on ebay. I dont like ebay but it was better than 6ft for $15 on modbro's site.
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