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Looking very good.
Nothing to be worried about, it seems.
Keep it up!

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Lookin good!

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For sure

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Subbed... I'm really looking forward to the way that this turns out.
Not super relevant, but i'm in a pc-v354a right now since I loved the silver aluminum look of the macs but I wanted to build my own pc.

That's a sharp looking case! And thanks for the post!

On another note, I have a question for you guys. I'm not quite sure if this is a problem with my spray paint but when I lightly run my hand across the surface of the case (the part I painted), I get traces of silver on my hand from the paint. It's been drying for over 24 hours so I would think that it would be dry by now. It's not a huge deal I just don't want things to look bad. I might sand down all of that this weekend and re-do it all. Kind of sucks if I do that because that was a lot of paint I used.

Interested in what you guys have to say!

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it is the paint, sand it down and throw another coat on it, i would put another 3 coats if you only have one coat on there. then wet sand it.
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Try the epoxy one...or just maybe coat with flat clear to seal the surface...either way still looks good!

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it is the paint, sand it down and throw another coat on it, i would put another 3 coats if you only have one coat on there. then wet sand it.

Really? I sanded it all down first, then applied two coats of primer, then two coats of paint. I think I'll just put some clear on it. I don't want to have to sand it all back down and start over. Too much work! tonguesmiley.gif Thanks for the suggestion though! I value everybody's input!

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Try the epoxy one...or just maybe coat with flat clear to seal the surface...either way still looks good!

I think I'll go with the clear coat option. Do you think I need to mask off the legs for the clear coat or would they be okay exposed? I'm asking because it's a pain in the ass to cover and tape the legs. Plus, I think we're running out of newspaper... thanks for the ideas!

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Ugh.... I shouldn't have messed with my install of Windows 7, it was working just fine, but I wanted to put my SSDs in RAID 0. Well I got the drives set up in RAID 0 but when I go to install Windows, I get the "No drivers loaded... blah blah blah" message. I encountered this error the first time I tried installing W7 and I just flashed the BIOS and it worked and let me install but for some reason, it won't let me install this time. Going to try again with a USB instead.

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Really? I sanded it all down first, then applied two coats of primer, then two coats of paint. I think I'll just put some clear on it. I don't want to have to sand it all back down and start over. Too much work! tonguesmiley.gif Thanks for the suggestion though! I value everybody's input!
I think I'll go with the clear coat option. Do you think I need to mask off the legs for the clear coat or would they be okay exposed? I'm asking because it's a pain in the ass to cover and tape the legs. Plus, I think we're running out of newspaper... thanks for the ideas!
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Not really as the clear coat will also protect the feet from scratches as well.

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Yikes. My experiences with raid were... sub-par. Too much of a pain to really benefit from it. Good luck though, hope you get it working
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cant wait to see it done, subbed!
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Not really as the clear coat will also protect the feet from scratches as well.

Thanks for the info!

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Yikes. My experiences with raid were... sub-par. Too much of a pain to really benefit from it. Good luck though, hope you get it working

Thanks! I think I'm just going to only use one SSD for my OS and save the other SSD I have for the MacBook Pro I'm getting from my cousin. No real benefit to having SSDs in RAID0 beside speed and the ability to say, "I have my SSDs in RAID0." For my storage drives, they will be going into RAID1 just for some piece of mind.

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Subbed!

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cant wait to see it done, subbed!

Thank you!

If it's nice tomorrow, I'm going to cut the back of the case for the back plate. I hope it goes well!

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