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post #101 of 520
Are you going to use copper pipes?That would be awesome!
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Yep..Once each of the tubing pieces is shaped, I'll be nickel plating them so they are nice and shiny...biggrin.gif
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New acrylic on order..should be here on Thursday, so the acrylic will be done on Friday
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Very nice indeed. Subbed.
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Thanks everybody..I appreciate the feedback!

So here is something I am working on to increase the airflow to the front rad...

What I did was put rubber grommets between the white inset part of the panel and the black frame...This has the added benefit of giving me enough room for my fan controller in the 5.25" bay...

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The panel sits a 1/4" off the frame in all of these pictures...

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From the side...

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All that is left is to cut the backing out from the frame...

The areas boxed in red would get cut out (not to scale or anything, just approximate)

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what do you guys think?
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Definitely subbed... wow and nickel plating on tubes? Just wow! let those side 2.5" HDD run hot... but don't put that noisy 40mm fan.... I hate 40mm fans ^^.... Please do custon lenght cables for the psu and make an awesome full window (besides top rad so it is rantangular(ish) as the left side one). Just some ideas =)
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Good to see you at it again LRT!
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Definitely subbed... wow and nickel plating on tubes? Just wow! let those side 2.5" HDD run hot... but don't put that noisy 40mm fan.... I hate 40mm fans ^^.... Please do custon lenght cables for the psu and make an awesome full window (besides top rad so it is rantangular(ish) as the left side one). Just some ideas =)

Thanks for the suggestions! I'm still debating the 40mm fan. I don't know that it will be necessary...cables will be custom made (already starting on them)...for the side window, I have to fabricate the bracket that will hold the power and USB still, this will allow the door to be opened without unhooking everything. The door will have a window bigger than the GPU side
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Good to see you at it again LRT!

Thanks Lutro0..it's been a while since I've had time to do a build...How is Aspros coming?
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post #109 of 520
This is rad! I Sub'd, can't wait to see the final results!
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So you guys remember that the acrylic for the mobo tray had to be reordered because I bent it with the wrong side out (glossy side instead of matte side out)

here is the piece (excuse the fingerprints, didn't bother cleaning it...)

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Got the new acrylic in and decided to give it another shot...biggrin.gif

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Nice straight bend...thumb.gif

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I had drilled out for the standoffs and was cutting the cutout for the bottom of the mobo when...

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Revisions 3,4,and 5 went pretty similar...mad.gif

Finally..out of acrylic yet again...I went back to the prototype that I had started...

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It's not perfect and the top surface has a few scratches in it, so it will only be a temporary piece to continue on with the build.redface.gif

I think I am going to move away from 1/8" acrylic and go to 3/16 or 1/4" material for this piece...

Anyways, as always..please let me know what you like or don't like and please fee free to ask any questions you might have!thumb.gif
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