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post #161 of 520
subbed..... waiting for the final build....

really enjoyed the details and planning you put through your build... thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
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darkwarr...thanks! thumb.gif I really haven't put too much into the planning..just had a rough idea. A lot of the original ideas I had were scrapped because of the way the case is built, space requirements, etc...so now I am coming up with different ideas as I move along...just kind of winging it with a rough idea of what I want each one to look like...
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Window Update for Yin...

GPU side needs a nice big window to get rid of the mesh...

Taped and measured...
DSCF3832.jpg

Rough cut made...
DSCF3834.jpg

Filing...
DSCF3836.jpg

Panel installed (window not installed yet)
DSCF3837.jpg

Power side...

Taped and measured with pilot holes...
DSCF3842.jpg

Rough cut...
DSCF3844.jpg

Installed...
DSCF3846.jpg

The reason I haven't put the windows in yet is because I am doing a system of rails to hold the window panels, that means there will be no screws on the outside of the panels...thumb.gif

As always, let me know what you like or don't like...if you have any ideas to make this build better...would really like to hear them!
Edited by longroadtrip - 8/23/12 at 2:29pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by longroadtrip View Post

Window Update for Yin...
GPU side needs a nice big window to get rid of the mesh...
Taped and measured...

The reason I haven't put the windows in yet is because I am doing a system of rails to hold the window panels, that means there will be no screws on the outside of the panels...thumb.gif
As always, let me know what you like or don't like...if you have any ideas to make this build better...would really like to hear them!

you are doing some quality work so far, some interesting ideas.... i wonder how different my build will end up compared to yours thumb.gif
post #165 of 520
Nicely done! If it were my case, I'd be doing a mod to move the power buttons and USB to the front or top... I really don't like where they placed them on this case.
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you are doing some quality work so far, some interesting ideas.... i wonder how different my build will end up compared to yours thumb.gif

Thanks! Can't wait to see yours!
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Nicely done! If it were my case, I'd be doing a mod to move the power buttons and USB to the front or top... I really don't like where they placed them on this case.

I thought about doing this...or even a bracket to hold them behind the door so it could be opened without disconnecting them. I didn't do the top mounted USB because I would have had to fill the holes in the door panel and I am not a fan of filler. I didn't do the bracket because the buttons, etc would sit too far behind the holes and wouldn't look good...so my next idea is...quick disconnects! Might be rewiring the whole panel...not the easiest way, but it might work, plus it will give me a chance to sleeve that monstrosity that is the USB 3.0 cable.
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Looking good.....and thanks for the Pic. I kinda think the black front on the White Prodigy looks pretty good. LOL!!!!!
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This is looking great but what are you using to cut the metal? you may have said it but I must have missed it frown.gif
    
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Hey do you remember when I asked you what blades are you using?Just to make sure,are they theese?


I had some trouble cutting thin metal and I believe I have to change my 6 years old jigsaw...
post #170 of 520
I am new to building computers, just built my first one two months ago. I am hooked. I have some plans to add a window and paint the inside of my case, but they pale in comparison to this undertaking. I looked through every post and when i came to the end to find out that there were no finished pics, i instantly sub'd this thread. Amazing work and I am a fan of people whom have a keen appreciation for the small details that really pull a build together. I am real excited to see what is to come for this tandem build!

Also, holy cow what a work space. The organization is divine. I will dream of one day owning a space like this as i sleep tonight.

Happy building!
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