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I was stoked on your build before, now, with the pedestal, it is truly awesome. You will be floored by the quality of Dwood's work. If you are going to have a dual bay res in the front of the case, have Dwood set you up with a cover for it.
Here is the one he did for me: I put a piece of purple paper behind my name to match my rig colors. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

+Rep. Thanks for posting this. Defiantly got some more creative juices flowing. I am going to have to see what Dwood has time to do, because I am sure he is swamped in requests from other people.
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So you're the one getting that pedestal for the Switch built by Dwood right? That thing is so cool....really interested in seeing what you do with it. wink.gif
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So you're the one getting that pedestal for the Switch built by Dwood right? That thing is so cool....really interested in seeing what you do with it. wink.gif

Indeed I am the one who started all the bruhaha about a pedestal for the Switch 810. biggrin.gif

Hopefully I can live up to the pressure you have just placed upon me. tongue.gif We will see what happens once I get it. Unfortunately I am not sure how long it will take now that it is getting colder and my schedule is less open until after Thanksgiving.
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Figured I would upload my original drawings of the pedestal that I sent Dwood. Sorry about it being done in MS Paint, it is the best artistic software I have on this computer.



As you can probably guess Dwood is the mind behind the extended front. That was the one part that I couldn't figure out how to do without ruining the unique front of the case.


So I was bored today and was thinking about how one could improve the pedestal. A thought hit me: how could you make it "modular"? I was thinking if one built the base pedestal, a pedestal with large holes cut out of the front, back, and sides then you could attach "inserts" of the fronts and back (plates with fan mounting, grills, etc. cut out on them) as well as the sides (plates with 360 and 480 fan mounting, windows, grills, etc. cut out on them) via screws through holes cut on the base and the inserts. However I am not sure how feasible or structurally stable it would be.


Again sorry about the MS Paint drawings
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I updated the build log with pictures of the pedestal (arrived yesterday). I also reorganized the photos and will be adding more once I tear down the rig for a nice cleaning of compressed air.
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I updated the build log with pictures of the pedestal (arrived yesterday). I also reorganized the photos and will be adding more once I tear down the rig for a nice cleaning of compressed air.

Nice!

I can't wait for Dwood to finish my pedestal.

Do you have a picture with it attached?
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Nice!
I can't wait for Dwood to finish my pedestal.
Do you have a picture with it attached?

Not yet I have almost completed painting of the pedestal to match the rest of the cast. I still have the striping for the the front panel to complete.
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post #68 of 111
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Quick update: the exterior of the pedestal is done. However this has lead to a slight problem with the interior. When I removed the masking for the exterior I removed some of the interior paint. My attempts to fix this have been a bit of a failure since every coat of Satin turns to gloss. Will probably start over on the interior.
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Yep, I like this so far, looks really good
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Been a while since i visited this Log and just wanted to say the build came out really nice so far and love where you are going with the pedestal.

Keep up the great work.

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