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They're designed to be modded, I did all of this in like 20 minutes. First coat, second coat, and back side to hide the shadows. Everything I spray painted came off like cake.

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A blank canvas for modding too

I assume you made cable management cutouts ?
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Nice. I think it would look great in full white thumb.gif
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post #4 of 15
HAF 922. Don't really see why it's so unique to the 300.

Although, I do like the solid mesh on the front of the 300. Have you thought about ghosting the DVD drive?

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post #5 of 15
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Originally Posted by jagz View Post

A blank canvas for modding too
I assume you made cable management cutouts ?

Not yet, I can't cut straight with a dremel, so I was thinking just take an 80mm bit and put a nice big ol' hole right below the tray.


What say you?

I have a lot of spare room in the drive rack to hide cables.



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Have you thought about ghosting the DVD drive?

Learn me this, because as you can see the drive itself is like .5'' short. >:0
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post #6 of 15
looks great! the 300 has great cooling but there's practically no room for cable management and little space for large cards. i had to remove my drive bay to fit a 5970
post #7 of 15
I just got an antec 300 Illlusion to build a pc that will replace my HTPC or sell if I'm in need of cash. I might try this. However, I
ten to suck at painting or maybe I'm just getting the wrong paint and primer.
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post #8 of 15
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I just got an antec 300 Illlusion to build a pc that will replace my HTPC or sell if I'm in need of cash. I might try this. However, I
ten to suck at painting or maybe I'm just getting the wrong paint and primer.

Don't prime the mesh. I don't know how to pain either haha. Just spray two coats in the front wait 15 minutes inbetween each coat, and just do a quick layer on the back, Then let it hang dry for about an hour or so. And you're done! (I was inpatient with this one so I made a few errors.)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by redsunx View Post

Don't prime the mesh. I don't know how to pain either haha. Just spray two coats in the front wait 15 minutes inbetween each coat, and just do a quick layer on the back, Then let it hang dry for about an hour or so. And you're done! (I was inpatient with this one so I made a few errors.)

Quick secret...Don't tell anyone: http://www.krylon.com/products/triplethick_crystal_clear_glaze/

Add light coat of that after your second white coat. I didn't want the "glossy" look, but after using some of this stuff I was convinced that this was a gift from heaven. Adds just a little shine to the mesh.


As for the DVD drive: http://www.overclock.net/t/473401/tutorial-dvd-drive-stealth-guide-56k-warning/0_50

Didn't realize it until I saw it again, but that looks like an Antec 300. Do that, and I will bow before your rig.
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post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by rdfloyd View Post

Quick secret...Don't tell anyone: http://www.krylon.com/products/triplethick_crystal_clear_glaze/
Add light coat of that after your second white coat. I didn't want the "glossy" look, but after using some of this stuff I was convinced that this was a gift from heaven. Adds just a little shine to the mesh.
As for the DVD drive: http://www.overclock.net/t/473401/tutorial-dvd-drive-stealth-guide-56k-warning/0_50
Didn't realize it until I saw it again, but that looks like an Antec 300. Do that, and I will bow before your rig.

Well I muffed that up, I tried it and as the drive was pulling back in it went in crooked and my drive started having a panic attack haha, I'm gonna try again.
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