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Huge thanks to www.AquaTuning.us for sponsoring this build! It wouldn't be possible without you aboard!
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Also Daz from Dazmode! for the supplies needed to make my extension cables!

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Irene and Kitty at NZXT for supporting this build! wink.gif

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Gregor from EK Waterblocks! Thank you very much wink.gif
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Hey guys! I always love reading other people's work logs and I thought it would be cool if I posted one as well, So here it goes!
The project is called "The Canadian" as it says in the banner I made. smile.gif The reason for the name is because I am Canadian and I guess I just wanted to have a unique name, aha. So I'm kind of stating out the obvious but the color scheme will be red and white, and the case I will be working with is the NZXT Vulcan mATX case. Now, Iv'e seen many people water cool their rigs with this case, but most of them put the radiator on the top exterior of the case, My goal is to have everything inside the case, Including both the CPU and GPU under water and 2 radiators on the inside of this case. So lets just jump right into it! I have been working on this for a week now, don't worry I haven't done a lot yet tongue.gif.

Here are some 3D models of what I want it to look like, Sorry I'm a total noob at any other 3D software you guys use for case models, so I just use C4D because i'm use to it smile.gif.

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I will also be using some white carbon fiber vinyl for some parts of the front of the case just to make it "pop" haha biggrin.gif

Let the painting begin! So I didn't take pictures of me priming or anything but here is the second coat drying.

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By the way, This is all one post because I started this work log a bit late, but I only finished some painting smile.gif

Paint dry!

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So assembling most of the case back! Still don't have the front because I want to wait a little longer for it to cure, since its plastic, just being careful biggrin.gif

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So lets say, I guess 70 percent of the case is painted so far, But I still have a ways to go!
Can't wait till I get some water cooling gear.

Oh! Also picked up this bad boy today!
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That's it for today, I will be updating all the time and if you guys have any questions or comments I would love to talk to you! hope you will enjoy following along to my work log! biggrin.gif
Edited by Darr3n - 2/14/12 at 7:22pm
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Looks boss thumb.gif
Cant wait to see more, I love that color scheme biggrin.gif
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Looks boss thumb.gif
Cant wait to see more, I love that color scheme biggrin.gif

Thanks man! Really means a lot! biggrin.gif
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Aha, Thanks man! The front of the case has finished drying and I am awaiting on my carbon fiber vinyl to come in the mail biggrin.gif Pictures very soon smile.gif
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This is going to look slick finished biggrin.gif
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I love small case builds! great start so far..
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Thanks guys! Also, I would like to announce my new sponsor! Aqua Tuning! Appreciate it a ton!

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Damn, that looks pretty fine. Looks like it is coming along pretty nicely.
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Both shipments arrived in Canada! Leave some feed back or constructive criticism if you'd like to! biggrin.gif

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