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pics of PSU???
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subbed, great project man, keep going smile.gif
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just waiting on components. again. patience
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subbed, great project man, keep going smile.gif

Thanks, I'll keep the humorous updates rolling.
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pics of PSU???

Yeah, I'll have pics of the PSU I'm sleeving, and the bottom of the case. (to bad i can't update at work)
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This is awesome! I dont know how you got that case for that price, it must have cost that much to ship! tongue.gif
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This is awesome! I dont know how you got that case for that price, it must have cost that much to ship! tongue.gif

Actually I won the bid for 6.47 and it cost 11.73 to ship.

There have been other cases of this model on ebay for around 300 bucks with most of the radio parts intact. This was better for me as it was just the shell.
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Use this stuff, it will NEVER rust again...
http://www.por15.com/POR-15-Rust-Preventive-Paint/products/1/
 
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Ok, I got sidetracked last night and didn't get these pics posted. So here we go.


After I removed the bottom of the case I started in with a Palm Sander with some 60 grit sandpaper.
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As you can see, 85 years of rusty grimmy paint doesn't let go easy.

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After about 45 mins of sanding I finally got all the rust off. And yes I do live in the woods.

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OK, this looks more like something a person could set a finely crafted electronic devise on! Also I'm showing off the Self Etching Primer that I used. (And yes, if a paint can rattles in the forest when nobody is around it DOES make a sound)


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Ok, Now I still have to get the rest of the case sandblasted as the sander didn't work as well on the curved corners of the main box.
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So many dope builds... so much subbin!!

I wish I had the time and money to think outside of the box. Looks great! thumb.gif
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Use this stuff, it will NEVER rust again...
http://www.por15.com/POR-15-Rust-Preventive-Paint/products/1/

Ah yes.. you are a smart man. I actually have a can of that stuff up at my Father-inlaws body shop. So I am planning on putting it on the lower edges where the sandblaster might not get into the fold just to be sure the rust doesn't come back. As, you can see in that one picture of the old feet its rather rusty on the bottom.

Also... Guildwars 2 FTW!!

This is my current desktop.

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