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post #31 of 101
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so i know these first few updates have been a little boring...

but it will start to get interesting, i promise

i did some more cutting and test fitting tonight:


test fittings the shelves:
IMAG0280.jpg

and then cutting the slot for the frozenQ helix dual bay rez:
IMAG0282.jpg
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now that i have the step drill bit i will get the holes cut for the tubing and wire routing, but thatll be tomorrow
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post #32 of 101
Slowly starting to look like a case tongue.gif
What kinda colour scheme you're thinking?
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white and blue "dragon scale"(really a snake scale paint) with blue pearl for the interior
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so i am in need of some opinions on the design for the vents for fans:

all of the flame designs are vents
what do ya think?

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I like the big flame on the front. The little blue ones on the side look a bit repetive to me. maybe design some elongated horizontal flames like you would see stretxhing back from the front end of a car? Just an idea. Are you going to cut out the flames by hand?

How monstrous is this frame? 28x24 or somethimg? looking good. One of these days, I'm going to do a scratch build (and sleeve a psu lol)

looks good so far thumb.gif
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post #36 of 101
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I like the big flame on the front. The little blue ones on the side look a bit repetive to me. maybe design some elongated horizontal flames like you would see stretxhing back from the front end of a car? Just an idea. Are you going to cut out the flames by hand?
How monstrous is this frame? 28x24 or somethimg? looking good. One of these days, I'm going to do a scratch build (and sleeve a psu lol)
looks good so far thumb.gif

ill post an image with some of those flames on it later this afternoon and yes ill be cutting those out by hand with a dremel to keep the metal flat.

this frame ended up being 27x28x14 (HxLxW) its a little large but itll cool well and look cool too.
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I like the big flame on the front. The little blue ones on the side look a bit repetive to me. maybe design some elongated horizontal flames like you would see stretxhing back from the front end of a car? Just an idea. Are you going to cut out the flames by hand?
How monstrous is this frame? 28x24 or somethimg? looking good. One of these days, I'm going to do a scratch build (and sleeve a psu lol)
looks good so far thumb.gif
Have to agree with ya bob.
I'd have gone with a "continuous" design for the sides, but I'm sure that'll look great too thumb.gif
post #38 of 101
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and then how about this:

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post #39 of 101
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did some work today!!!

i think its turning out ok lol:

here i am cutting holes and fabricating holders for the optical drives:

IMAG0288.jpg
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fabbing the brackets thatll hold the res:

IMAG0290.jpg
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heres the cutting of the mobo tray:

IMAG0286.jpg

i actually had to add a brace to part of the mobo tray to keep it from felxing:
IMAG0296.jpg
IMAG0297.jpg

and then putting the mobo tray in and test fitting it:

IMAG0291.jpg
IMAG0292.jpg


Started cutting the doors for the radiator bays:

IMAG0293.jpg
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and then putting the mobo tray in and test fitting it:

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slowly but surely its coming together
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post #40 of 101
Looks great so far.. interested to see the finishes results and good work! thumb.gif
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