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Not much has happened since my last update.

I have actually powered up the system for the first time and confirmed the motherboard is working.

I sanded and sanded the side panel and I layed down some black primer. It's gonna be green just waiting on some U-Channel Molding to arrive and some various other minor parts to finish up the first part of the paint job.

You will notice there is a silver piece of sheet metal on the side of the 5.25 bays. I am still fabricating a mount for my Solid State Drives.

I laid in a mesh screen on the front door. I'm pretty sure i'm gonna make another mesh screen eventually as I got some ideas and i'm going to be adding to the paintjob.

Also apoligize for my case being dirty right now. I've been moving it around alot and even did some grinding on the back of the motherboard tray as cable management is being a real pain on this build.

There is some things I have not revealed going on with the unpretty side of the case. I will tell you this, the back side of the case has some big and unexpected surprises.

(the plastic piece where my fan controller is. It's not glued down in any of my recent pictures, I will try to fix that by next update)

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Edited by evil jerry - 4/29/12 at 12:31am
     
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post #72 of 257
looking good Jerry. side panel looks awesome. can't wait to see it in paint! makes me want to put the jig saw to my side panel.
post #73 of 257
This build is sick, love the paintjob. Reminds me of a Mjolnir (spelling?) helmet from Halo. If youre build is done for the next MOTM, I will nom you in a second mate thumb.gif
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post #74 of 257
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This build is sick, love the paintjob. Reminds me of a Mjolnir (spelling?) helmet from Halo. If youre build is done for the next MOTM, I will nom you in a second mate thumb.gif

Wow what can I say that compliment speaks volumes to me. I am grateful. The build is more after a real military theme but i'm a huge Halo fan.

I have a 1/8 Nitro Powered HPI Savage with a Stretched frame which makes it close to a 1/5 scale. The body is a warthog style.
it's never been fired but it's 90% complete. I don't have time/money for the hobby right now as I'm having too much fun with the computer build.

These pictures are for you Shadow_Foxx
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post #75 of 257
Looks awesome! Let's see how it's gonna look at the end with all the lighting in place should look sweet!
post #76 of 257
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Still got a long way to go but here is the almost finished side door!

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Opinions always welcomed!!!
Edited by evil jerry - 5/3/12 at 4:53pm
     
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post #77 of 257
Looks great!
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Looks great!

Thanks, i was worried about the 30 degree turns with the molding. The molding I got was extremely cheap in price and it was really nice and easy to work with.
     
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jerry its really coming along well, did you just put everything in without screwing etc. to get a better idea of everything or is it in for good?
That side panel is growing on me, and thinking I might just buy some acrylic and metal for my build.
Did I mention, that green looks great! thumb.gif
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post #80 of 257
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jerry its really coming along well, did you just put everything in without screwing etc. to get a better idea of everything or is it in for good?
That side panel is growing on me, and thinking I might just buy some acrylic and metal for my build.
Did I mention, that green looks great! thumb.gif

Thanks, i'm not sure what you mean without screwing. I did un-rivet the whole motherboard tray and internal guts, drilled a few new holes and re-riveted everything. As the build sits it's fully operational except for my two SSD drives that are not installed yet. I have powered it on. So the wires you see in the build are the only wires you will see. I also have designed a Power supply cover but i'm not sure if I like it or not yet.

This side is not done as I want to add a better graphics card and watercool it. I have different memory and heatsinks for it going in. Then there is the SSD mount that's going on the side of the 5.25 bays.

The other side of the case is also getting a small window which I don't really wanna reveal all the details on that yet but that's where the Ammo will come back into play.
     
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