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Hi so i am going to have my first attempt at a mod im going to be cutting a 240 hole for my RX240 rad in my corsair 800d only problem is i dont know what dremel disc i should use i was thinking of these ones http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/36pce-Resin-Cutting-Disc-Kit-Dremel-Hobby-Tool-/130629298209?pt=UK_Home_Garden_PowerTools_SM&hash=item1e6a1ce821#ht_1116wt_905

also i will only buy from ebay since it will be easier
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Hi so i am going to have my first attempt at a mod im going to be cutting a 240 hole for my RX240 rad in my corsair 800d only problem is i dont know what dremel disc i should use i was thinking of these ones http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/36pce-Resin-Cutting-Disc-Kit-Dremel-Hobby-Tool-/130629298209?pt=UK_Home_Garden_PowerTools_SM&hash=item1e6a1ce821#ht_1116wt_905

also i will only buy from ebay since it will be easier


Those are the correct cut-off wheels for a Dremel to cut through your case. Note that if you have a steel case, that you'll go through an entire disk in a relatively short amount of time, so buy plenty of spare disks.

 

Here's the Dremel website link that shows them as well. http://www.dremel.com/en-us/Accessories/Pages/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=420

 

Since you're in Australia, here's the exact same product from Dremel Australia: http://www.dremel.com/en-au/Accessories/Pages/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=420

 

If you already own an air compressor, you should consider getting a Die Grinder instead. They're much faster at cutting through the cases and the wheels will last much longer. I cut several triangles out of my case with a die grinder just last night.

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My dremel is cordless does it matter?

Edit my dremel is a dremel stylus
Edited by kieran13 - 2/23/12 at 7:30pm
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No all dremels are electric thumb.gif
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I ment cordless lol also can you read my edit plz
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My dremel is cordless does it matter?

Edit my dremel is a dremel stylus


It shouldn't matter at all. That cutoff wheel kit that I linked to and that you linked to on eBay will both work with a Dremel Stylus.

 

 

However, if your case is steel, you're going to be going through cutoff wheels (and battery charges) on your Dremel Stylus like crazy. Consider finding a friend who has an air compressor and a die-grinder. You won't regret it.

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Not every compressor can work with a die grinder.

I've never seen a dremel that isn't electric lol
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Cordless lol I ment cordless
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The 426 cut-off wheel is reinforced with fiberglass for increased durability and used for cutting metal including hardened steel is the one to use no questions asked, most of the others you spend more time changing wheels then you do cutting.

I myself find it easier to cut round holes with a jigsaw with a 24-36 TPI (teeth per inch) and clean it up with a round file or barrel sander on a dremel Model Number:445
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Not every compressor can work with a die grinder.
I've never seen a dremel that isn't electric lol

they have battery operated ones http://www.dremel.com/en-us/Tools/Pages/ToolDetail.aspx?pid=8200
corded Die grinders el cheapo http://www.harborfreight.com/electric-die-grinder-with-long-shaft-44141.html
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