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Very nice attention to detail and planning. My CL case is gloss white inside and out and I really like it. I really the gloss and that maybe due to the fact that all of my previous cases have been matte inside and out. I think it depends on the color with regard to gloss or matte. I would not do a gloss red, but I love my gloss white.
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Very nice attention to detail and planning. My CL case is gloss white inside and out and I really like it. I really the gloss and that maybe due to the fact that all of my previous cases have been matte inside and out. I think it depends on the color with regard to gloss or matte. I would not do a gloss red, but I love my gloss white.

Thanks! I think gloss black would look pretty good on the case. If you've seen the Poison Apple casemod on this site, his case is a gloss black and it looks pretty nice.

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Stick with OEM color and dont use any sort of gloss on the case. Def cheapens the look even with a powder coat.... Great work! thumb.gif
 
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I went for a satin clear finish on my CM 690 II mod, it used to be when I had the old matte black coating on it it was hard to get the dust particles out with my DataVac blower...now with the satin finish...I just point the blower and not a spec of dust remains on the satin finished parts...but on the matte ones, I have to wipe it down with a damp cloth.

 

But hey...that's just me. :D

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Stick with OEM color and dont use any sort of gloss on the case. Def cheapens the look even with a powder coat.... Great work! thumb.gif

maybe with powdercoat...a good anno never looks cheap, gaudy maybe depending on the color and your preferences, but never cheap tongue.gif
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Stick with OEM color and dont use any sort of gloss on the case. Def cheapens the look even with a powder coat.... Great work! thumb.gif

Thanks! I think I'm leaning more towards anodizing the case.

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I went for a satin clear finish on my CM 690 II mod, it used to be when I had the old matte black coating on it it was hard to get the dust particles out with my DataVac blower...now with the satin finish...I just point the blower and not a spec of dust remains on the satin finished parts...but on the matte ones, I have to wipe it down with a damp cloth.

But hey...that's just me. biggrin.gif

Hopefully if I get the case anodized, dust will be easy to get rid of!

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maybe with powdercoat...a good anno never looks cheap, gaudy maybe depending on the color and your preferences, but never cheap tongue.gif

That's why I think I have decided to get it anodized!

Yep, that's right guys! I'm going to get the case anodized black instead of powder coating it black. It won't be for a long time because I don't have nearly enough money to do it right now. Also, sorry for the lack of updates, I don't have enough money right now to finish anything so I have to wait a bit until I can earn some more money! Thanks for following along guys, this project is by NO means dead!

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Thanks! I think I'm leaning more towards anodizing the case.
Hopefully if I get the case anodized, dust will be easy to get rid of!
That's why I think I have decided to get it anodized!
Yep, that's right guys! I'm going to get the case anodized black instead of powder coating it black. It won't be for a long time because I don't have nearly enough money to do it right now. Also, sorry for the lack of updates, I don't have enough money right now to finish anything so I have to wait a bit until I can earn some more money! Thanks for following along guys, this project is by NO means dead!
Jeffinslaw

 

Problem with anodized is that it's hard to get the grease smudges of fingers off of it with my experience with an old Antec Lanbox full Alu Anodized case, had to get some Mean Green to get the grease and finger prints off with a tower. :/

 

But whatever you decide on...make sure you post back with pics to help out those who are also modding the G5 cases. :D

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Problem with anodized is that it's hard to get the grease smudges of fingers off of it with my experience with an old Antec Lanbox full Alu Anodized case, had to get some Mean Green to get the grease and finger prints off with a tower. :/

But whatever you decide on...make sure you post back with pics to help out those who are also modding the G5 cases. biggrin.gif

you talking pre or post anno?

an anodized finished is very durable and resistant to smudging/grease
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you talking pre or post anno?
an anodized finished is very durable and resistant to smudging/grease

 got the case post ano otb it smudges easily, dunno if its antec or just me but i've had some non pc products anodized and yes they don't smudge as much as the antec

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