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Originally Posted by Muftobration
Sweet, thanks for the info! So, this is what you say I should do?



That doesn't seem so hard. Then I can use that UChannel stuff to make it look pretty! Thanks a million Witchfire, those seem like jsut the tools for the job!

Pull the pilot hole away form the final line of cut:



The dotted (so-called) line is the "feathered" approach to the cut. When you are done you will want to remove any burrs with a fine file or emery board. Try to file along the cut, not perpendicular to it in order to keep the vibration down (to avoid warping or stressing).

Ahh... almost forgot. Depending on angle of the corners on your window you way not want to cut around them. If you need a 90 degree corner, repeat the pilot hole steps and approach from the perpendicular side so that the cuts meet up at the corner itself. If your shears or nibblers are small enough, and the window and moulding are somewhat rounded you might be able to cut around the corner.
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post #12 of 15
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Great thanks for the tips. I do want to make 90 degree corners, so that's good to know. So, I'll start from about 3 inches from the edge and nibble my way in to the corners.
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Your link doesn't work because theirs a bracket at the end. One of these: )
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post #14 of 15
I bought my Lian Li here at Performance Pcs.com. I had them cut the Blowhole and Window Hole for me. From there, I changed the rear and front twin 80s to single 120s, for a total of 4 120s.

Here is the link for their 7077 case. The options are at the bottom of the page.

I would suggest getting the Panaflo 120mm fans, but only get the mediums, the Highs are pretty loud at full bore.

Good choice on Cases. I wavered for a while before deciding on the PC-75B instead of the 7077.

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=2126
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I would suggest using masking tape (alot of it). I get some files (different types). Could also use sand paper glued to a block. This will help you get some nice smooth edges and make the cuts look straighter.

One suggestion, use a design that is not straight. Maybe a broken look. Just an idea....

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