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What do i need to make a blow hole?? I only have a dremel right now I want to put a 120mm fan on top of my case.
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post #2 of 27
cut a 4.5" hole ion the top. Make sure ou leave roomfits between the cd-roms and the PSU
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post #3 of 27
Use a template and then use a sharpie to trace onto the top and have fun with your drummel. After you are done with the basic cut, change your bit on the drummel to the sander one, and then smooth the edge (If you dont think you are going to make a clean cut 1st time through, make your hole acouple mm smaller so you can sand out the kinks).
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Originally Posted by ThaWaxShop
cut a 4.5" hole ion the top. Make sure ou leave roomfits between the cd-roms and the PSU
Electric drill and a 4.5" holesaw (looks like a drillbit with a serated ring around it) work the best for the hole. then you can clean up the edges with the dremmel.

But if you've got a steady hand and are a little more brave, Chosen's method will work just as well.
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Originally Posted by Chipp
Electric drill and a 4.5" holesaw (looks like a drillbit with a serated ring around it) work the best for the hole. then you can clean up the edges with the dremmel.
You can do that too, proally better idea if you have the tools.
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post #6 of 27
Do you have the black fiberglass reinforced disks? Those are the best for cutting holes in steel. Layout is key however. And take your time to make it clean. Anymore questions just ask. Holesaws that big are expensive!
post #7 of 27
rent a holesaw.
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post #8 of 27
Better yet, rent a laser cutter if you have the money, those things are precise
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post #9 of 27
To avoid ruining the paint, cover the whole area with duck tape, and then masking tape to draw what your going to cut out.
post #10 of 27
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thanks guys!!! Do you guys think its ok to use a dremel since i already have one??? I dont want to buy another tool
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