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Poll Results: Which Color Version are you buying

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post #9801 of 13812
I love this case but the window scratching is driving me nuts. Its only ever been cleaned with micro fibre cloth or kitchen roll. Its poor quality Perspex. Any tips for removing scratches or replacing it with an alternative window?
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few more hours of work on this grill and it will be done.

Man that looks awesome. Are you hand drilling each of those holes?
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Originally Posted by NewHighScore View Post

Man that looks awesome. Are you hand drilling each of those holes?

Yes I am drilling each hole with a drill press. Thanks man!
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I love this case but the window scratching is driving me nuts. Its only ever been cleaned with micro fibre cloth or kitchen roll. Its poor quality Perspex. Any tips for removing scratches or replacing it with an alternative window?

I pulled off the stock window and replaced it with some clear acrylic. Took maybe an hour to cut the acrylic and put it on.

I am not sure why, but the door now feels much better with the acrylic than it did with the stock window.
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I love this case but the window scratching is driving me nuts. Its only ever been cleaned with micro fibre cloth or kitchen roll. Its poor quality Perspex. Any tips for removing scratches or replacing it with an alternative window?

Is it just me, or do I have a lucky window as mine is not scratched up yet (at-least I cant see any scratches yet), even with a kitten trying to look in at all times. I just use water and paper towels to clean mine though.
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Is it just me, or do I have a lucky window as mine is not scratched up yet (at-least I cant see any scratches yet), even with a kitten trying to look in at all times. I just use water and paper towels to clean mine though.

It scratches a bit odd. Like swirls. Cant see them now its darker and case lit up but in day light from an angle looks terrible. Will replace with acrylic as suggested by above poster when xmas out of the way
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You can also contact the NZXT rep - Xnine - about replacement - not the first time that its been reported and dealt with in this thread.
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I would say that the scratches are similar to "eggshell scratches" or even "swirls" that you see in automotive paint in cars owned by people who don't know how to detail a car (I worked as a detailer for high-end cars for a number of years, 2/3 of which I was self-employed). I would suggest using a decent (i.e. not the $2 stuff from PepBoys, but maybe their nicer stuff; Meguiar's and Mother's are decent for store-bought) plastic polish, using some BRAND NEW micro-fiber towels, as well as some BRAND NEW very-soft-cotton cloths to buff out the scratches. I have even had success with plastic scratch removal using cutting compounds and a random-orbital buffer finished with progressively-lighter-grit compounds, and finished with a light application of plastic polish. This last method works well for surface defects, such as uneven lighting and the like...
   
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I would say that the scratches are similar to "eggshell scratches" or even "swirls" that you see in automotive paint in cars owned by people who don't know how to detail a car (I worked as a detailer for high-end cars for a number of years, 2/3 of which I was self-employed). I would suggest using a decent (i.e. not the $2 stuff from PepBoys, but maybe their nicer stuff; Meguiar's and Mother's are decent for store-bought) plastic polish, using some BRAND NEW micro-fiber towels, as well as some BRAND NEW very-soft-cotton cloths to buff out the scratches. I have even had success with plastic scratch removal using cutting compounds and a random-orbital buffer finished with progressively-lighter-grit compounds, and finished with a light application of plastic polish. This last method works well for surface defects, such as uneven lighting and the like...

Thanks for that. Good suggestions. I heard t-cut may work also. Bit ridiculous though these lengths to go to in order to just wipe your pc window from dust settle without unsightly damage occurring. Like said I love this case but the quality of this window Perspex spoils it for me. When lit its the window to your rig. Mine is up on my desk so its a focal point.
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RX240 and swiftech MCW82 installed. All put together now and refilled with Mayhem's Pastel Ice White



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