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Just wanted to give all you modders a heads up on this business i reacently had some work done for me. If you can design some work and send hime a dxf, dwg, ai. coral draw or maybe a bunch of other file types. They will laser cut it out of acrylic for you. It was super cheap and the work was done within the week. I was really impressed. Here are a few pics of clear acrylic pieces I had cut that I'm just using for testing before I have them water jet cut.
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He has a ton of different typs of acrylic to choose from and is gettting a machine ready to cut aluminum in the near future.

I'm not being endorsed or paid to post this. I just thought some of you could benefit from his service. All my acrylic pieces cost around 60 bucks and then about 20 to ship. (not too bad imo)


http://www.pololu.com/
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post #2 of 14
That's pretty slick looking. You should have done it in Black though. Like your dual tube res' up top... thumb.gif

When he gets going with aluminum i may hit him up.
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post #3 of 14
watching looks cool.
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Wow, thanks for this, it's exactly the type of thing I'm looking for to complete Project Maple Leaf in my sig.
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post #5 of 14
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No sweat axipher! I just used the acrylic as templates to test and make sure everything lined up ok before I had the designs cut from aluminum(waterjet) I found another place online that provides a similar service for waterjet cutting. They were super helpful and completed the work and shipped it within the week. Parts arrive tonight. If everything looks good I'll post some pics of the water jet cut pieces and post a link to the website for them as well.

The water jet service quoted about half the cost as any other place I contacted so I got a pretty good deal. I know some would rather take on their projects with a dremel and save some money but in the end you save a ton of time and your cuts are perfect, no sanding or filing required. For me, it was totally worth it.

the guy from pololu adivsed that he is only going to have finished anodized alumium available to cut (coming soon). Which will be awesome but would not work for what I'm trying to do now.
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post #6 of 14
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Water jet parts turned out great!
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the website was www.bigbluesaw.com

Total of about 8 pieces ran me 120 and another 20 to ship. Cut from .063" aluminum. A lot of other places quoted me double that price so I was pretty happy.

If anyone else wishes to post to this thread pieces they may of had laser/waterjet cut and experience with the process as well as anyone needing help with files, questions or just throwing around ideas, go for it.
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Looking amazing, better than I thought it would biggrin.gif

What did you use for designing the parts? I plan on using AutoCAD and was wondering if I could get your models as a start for mine if you wouldn't mind.
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post #8 of 14
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Looking amazing, better than I thought it would biggrin.gif
What did you use for designing the parts? I plan on using AutoCAD and was wondering if I could get your models as a start for mine if you wouldn't mind.

No Problem! I designed everything in adobe illustrator CS5. Then I just exported as a .dxf file. I'm actually no good with CAD/sketchup software.

Maybe PM me your email and I'll shoot you the .dxf file.
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post #9 of 14
Real nice build! Nice to see someone not doing all of their case modding with a dremel and sand paper!
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Looking amazing, better than I thought it would biggrin.gif
What did you use for designing the parts? I plan on using AutoCAD and was wondering if I could get your models as a start for mine if you wouldn't mind.

No Problem! I designed everything in adobe illustrator CS5. Then I just exported as a .dxf file. I'm actually no good with CAD/sketchup software.

Maybe PM me your email and I'll shoot you the .dxf file.

Thanks again for the CAD models, really appreciate it man.

I emailed EVGA, not sure if we have an EVGA rep on here that I could bug. I asked them for some detailed info on the motherboard to save me from making a mistake measuring it myself, also going to be trying to find some info on some water blocks for the board. All I've found so far is the universal ones, and well they don't look the best, especially when I'm going to be putting so much detail in to the mod.
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