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i will rep the heck out of it cause i want one and how much did the etched acrylic cost you

The etched acrylic was the most expensive part. I went with a guy who had done several of them so there wasn't any setting up or anything. I believe it was about $70-80 if I recall correctly.

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Edited by Jeffinslaw - 12/2/12 at 7:24pm
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I think ill just use router but that is so nice but wouldn't have been easer for you to get 1/4 inch acyllic build a lip and pit leds in there then white acrylic but the problem with this is no drilling
 
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I think ill just use router but that is so nice but wouldn't have been easer for you to get 1/4 inch acyllic build a lip and pit leds in there then white acrylic but the problem with this is no drilling

The reason why people use etched acrylic is because it carries the light through the piece of acrylic. Where if you were to just stick some LEDs along a piece of regular clear acrylic, the light penetration would be very little.

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Well I was SUPPOSED to get my second graphics card today but yayyyyyy for good old USPS to not deliver it today because apparently I owe shipping charges on it. So I went down to the post office to get it and the carrier is not back yet. So, I have to figure out when to pick it up tomorrow because I didn't have anything going on today, but I have a whole huge day tomorrow.

Not happy. mad.gif

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Over the past 6 months the postal service keeps getting lazier and lazier and they can't really ship packages that well. I try to ship FedEx as much as possible now just because I don't trust USPS with my packages anymore. In their defense though, none of their transit times are guaranteed (in the fine print). Only UPS and FedEx guarantee transit times.

Anyways, I would really really appreciate one of those light box tutorials as well, it looks so cool!

By the way, because of how awesome your build is going and how beautiful you're making it look, you convinced me to pick up a Powermac G5 case to try my luck at on Black Friday. I'll try my best not to mooch thumb.gif
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Over the past 6 months the postal service keeps getting lazier and lazier and they can't really ship packages that well. I try to ship FedEx as much as possible now just because I don't trust USPS with my packages anymore. In their defense though, none of their transit times are guaranteed (in the fine print). Only UPS and FedEx guarantee transit times.
Anyways, I would really really appreciate one of those light box tutorials as well, it looks so cool!
By the way, because of how awesome your build is going and how beautiful you're making it look, you convinced me to pick up a Powermac G5 case to try my luck at on Black Friday. I'll try my best not to mooch thumb.gif

Well I had to pay extra because there were priority mail stickers on the freaking box. Can you believe that??? Oh well, I got my second 7970, got it plugged in and it's working pretty well right now! I can't wait to get all of this under water!

I'm glad you got a G5 case! They are fun to mod but take a looooooong time to complete!

On another note, I will have to cancel the chrome platted copper tubing sad-smiley-002.gif As this being my first build ever, I have spent much more than I had originally planned so I need to cut back in some ways and the only way being the tubing. Instead, I will go with black Bitspower compression fittings (holy cow! $9 a fitting??? I don't think so) Swiftech Compression fittings with clear tubing and the Ice Dragon Nano fluid. I'm sorry to disappoint but it has to happen.

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Edited by Jeffinslaw - 12/4/12 at 11:14am
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I feel ya man. just like cars this is an expensive hobby and hard to do on a budget.
   
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Well I had to pay extra because there were priority mail stickers on the freaking box. Can you believe that??? Oh well, I got my second 7970, got it plugged in and it's working pretty well right now! I can't wait to get all of this under water!
I'm glad you got a G5 case! They are fun to mod but take a looooooong time to complete!
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That's ok. V2 will come eventually. xD
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Looking good, any chance in some more pics ??
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I feel ya man. just like cars this is an expensive hobby and hard to do on a budget.

My friend is quite the car enthusiast and he has spent quite a bit of money also, but hey! we're spending money on what we love! Thanks for the comment!
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That's ok. V2 will come eventually. xD

Honestly... I am already thinking about another G5 mod with the old case I have, I have figured out how to fix it lol. No money though redface.gif

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Looking good, any chance in some more pics ??

What would you like pictures of?? I haven't completed much lately but I can take some pictures for you tonight if you'd like! thumb.gif

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