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post #1 of 24
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I recently bought a Cosmos II case and am looking to get a couple things modded on it. However i am very new to the computer building side of things and dont feel like hacking away at my own $350 case.

I was wondering if there is anyone that charges to mod computer cases for people?

If there is anothe rthread on this please let me know i couldnt find one and am sorry if this has been asked before.

Thank you for your help.

P.S. the mods i am looking for are a custom window, paint, and possibly some other cosmetic body work.
post #2 of 24
Used to be CyberDruid, but looks like he's not taking any work anymore right now.

You can get your case powder coated locally usually for between $90-150 minimum charge (from my research), so long as you don't mind drilling out rivits and putting them back in. The case window could be harder, but doable with a dremel and a straight edge.
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post #3 of 24
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I dont have the steadiest hands to be cutting out a window for myself. Im looking for a "tear" like window. Not just a boxed window.

The rivits cant be that hard to get back in as long as i get the right size. Tearing the case completely apart might be a challange.
post #4 of 24
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I dont have the steadiest hands to be cutting out a window for myself. Im looking for a "tear" like window. Not just a boxed window.

The rivits cant be that hard to get back in as long as i get the right size. Tearing the case completely apart might be a challange.

The window sounds like a job on its own. If you're not doing a regular square cut, it would be easiest to get it laser cut, which gets expensive. You could TRY it with a scroll saw, but not sure how well that'll work on metal. Especially with a $350 case, lol.

The ripping it apart and painting isn't TOO terribly difficult though. That just takes the right size drill bit to drill the rivits down, and then replacement rivits and a rivit tool to put them in. And obviously you'll want it powder coated, which is usually spendy but worth it for the durability.

I wish I could tell you who to go to, but CyberDruid was really our "go to" guy for this kind of stuff, and he's not taking work anymore...at least right now.
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post #5 of 24
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I appreciate your help on this. I would need the Panel laser cut because what im looking for would not be possible with a saw. At least one in my hands. The tearing the case apart would just take time. Ill have to look around to find a good powdercoated in my area. Someone that does custom designs.

Thanks again
post #6 of 24
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Found a couple pictures of the Paint Scheme im looking at. I found this picture on the R6-forum website a couple years ago and fell in love with it. Had plans on painting my R6 similar, not to steal original design, but ended up selling my bike before i could get it in.

PA130318copycopy.jpg

PA130315copycopy.jpg

The red for sure is a Cherry Mettalic Paint, would like the black to be mettalic and white to be like the white on the Ford Platinum F150s somewhat mettalic when looked at closely.

This will be an expensibe job but will be worth it in the end. Anyone have any ideas where i can send my case into and get this paint job done?

If anyones good at photoshop and could come up with some designs that would be amazing..

Thank you
post #7 of 24
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Bump.. anyone got any info on anyne that can either cut my case window out for me or does custom paint work really well?

Also can anyone photoshop a case for me? With the colors of the bike above?
post #8 of 24
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main-product-sheet.jpg

somewhat what id like the paint to be. All mettalic.
post #9 of 24
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Anyone know a company that can paint my case like this for me? The Colors are mettalic and Pearl
post #10 of 24
Like I said, you're going to likely have to disassemble it yourself, and bring it somewhere locally to get a quote.

I could easily get this done locally myself, but something like that would cost quite a bit of money.
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