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Hey guys I was just wondering where you get your u-molding for window mods? and what type? I just cut a hole to my Phantom case and when funds permit I want make it nice and put u-molding and a window of course.

Also what material do you guys usually buy for the window? I think I once bought plexi glass and it scratched easily and you need something special to clean it I believe.

Also I would love if you guys recommend me the cheapest option possible.
Edited by Sodalink - 3/7/12 at 7:37pm
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if you live in the states which you do look it to this. just run down to your auto zone i got some yesterday and started cutting my case looks pretty good so far.
http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/Cowles-Products-18-ft-black-edge-trim/_/N-25l0?itemIdentifier=177859&_requestid=48820
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if you live in the states which you do look it to this. just run down to your auto zone i got some yesterday and started cutting my case looks pretty good so far.
http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/Cowles-Products-18-ft-black-edge-trim/_/N-25l0?itemIdentifier=177859&_requestid=48820

Oh nice... Not bad for the price. I found 18ft for the same price at a PC Modding website, but shipping is $10+
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yea that was my problem i didnt want to wait the 3 days or so for the shipping lol,. just check your auto zone out. its really good stuff it bends and is pretty easy to work with, but if you have hard shapes you might want to consider using double sided sticky tape in the shape corners just a fyi,
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yea that was my problem i didnt want to wait the 3 days or so for the shipping lol,. just check your auto zone out. its really good stuff it bends and is pretty easy to work with, but if you have hard shapes you might want to consider using double sided sticky tape in the shape corners just a fyi,

I just checked and they have it for $12. It's mostly the shape of the side panel's mesh I just modified it a bit.
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cool im glad i could finally help someone on here lol

oww yea i forgot it comes in chrome too lol thumb.gif
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I used the Autozone u-molding for a few months but it is semi-stiff and it's pretty high profile. I ended up buying U-channel molding from mnpctech. I'll never go back to Autozone for u-molding.

But yet again it's just based on what your looking for and if you want to wait for it to be shipped or not. You would probably end up spending a few more dollars at MNPCTech due to shipping.

You can check out my pic's on my profile to look at the molding on my case, I love it.

EDIT- If you look at my pic that has the flash going on you can see that I'm using the MNPCTech on the large window on the left and the auto-zone molding on the bottom right smaller window.

Hope that helps smile.gif, took me days to find mnpctech.
Edited by NoTiCe - 3/8/12 at 2:57pm
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Check out McMaster-Carr, they have a huge selection of various styles of edge trim. In fact, Bill Owen buys his there then sells it in smaller sections on MNPCtech. BTW, McMaster-Carr ships really fast and packages generally arrive the next day (ground shipping) since they have so many warehouses they ship out of.
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