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Poll Results: Should I paracord the pre-sleeved PSU cables or leave them be?

Poll expired: Aug 31, 2012  
  • 75% (9)
    Sleeve it!!
  • 25% (3)
    Waste of time!!
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post #31 of 43
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20120811 Update - More sleeving....

So, two of the pins broke. But with a bit of inginuity and solder combined with an old PSU I fixed the cables.

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And finally the ATX connector is complete. Not bad for my first time if I say so myself. Lutro0 eat your heart out lol JK tongue.gif. I owe it all to his tutorials thumb.gif

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Hey now! tongue.gif

Keep up the good work bud!
post #33 of 43
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Update 20120815 - Last update before vacation.
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Originally Posted by Lutro0 View Post

Hey now! tongue.gif
Keep up the good work bud!

Thanks for the encouragement Lutro0. biggrin.gif

It means a lot coming from one of the best in the business(definitely the best at sleeving).

Well as the title says this is my last update before vacation. This project definitely took a couple more days than intended. cheers.gif Here's to hoping all the powdercoating will be done when I get back in 10 days and goes down without a hitch.

Here's a couple more pictures of my sleeving work to look at while I head to the west coast to see family and friends. smile.gif

Fan power cords..... not sure if I'm going to even need them with my fan controller below.

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Fan controller..... colors of cord are way too light. Color is way closer to the before picture.

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post #34 of 43
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Update 20120825 - Back from vacation!!

Just a quick word to inform my handful of fans that I made it back from vacation.

But the main point is that I called my powdercoating guy and everything got done in time. Get to pick it up later today when I get around to waking up in a few hours *cheer* Can't wait to do the custom paintwork =D.
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post #35 of 43
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Update 20120829 - Almost complete

Just so everyone knows.... got the final painting/designs done. Sorry about the lack of pictures I promised but our camera just fried the memory card. Gotta pick up a new one and I'll be able to post all the pictures (including final build pics).

Stick around a few more days longer and I'll finally have a computer worth looking at. thumb.gif
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post #36 of 43
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20120901 Update - Pictures!!!

Here's some pictures of my almost complete build.... however there's still one more surprise up my sleeve for the front door. Hope everyone has enjoyed this build so far.

The awesome textured/ speckled paint job biggrin.gif

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Assembled the parts on the internal frame, now a nice semi gloss black.

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Side/front view

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Top view (Totally loving the way the blue fan grill came out...)

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Back view

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Inside of case, ignore the white cables..... they are my front USB and Audio that I never use.... but didn't feel right cutting them off. Might be able to hide them when I finish the front door.

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Front (without door)

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Just a bit of blue lights rolleyes.gif

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Edited by Dalchi Frusche - 9/1/12 at 10:35pm
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20120903 - Enjoy the pictures? More to come soon.

What did everyone think of the semi-finished product and wires? Any input is greatly appreciated.

Got a nice surprise for the front door, just remember the name 'Night Shark'

Happy Labor Day all!!
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post #38 of 43
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Update 20121119 - Final Pictures Before/After

Thank you for sticking in there with me. I do apologize for the delay in getting the final pictures out. I hope everyone enjoys them.

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Really like the Project thumb.gif

That brings me on some ideas with my old Soprano... biggrin.gif
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Quote:
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Really like the Project thumb.gif
That brings me on some ideas with my old Soprano... biggrin.gif

Thanks man,

It's good to know I have caught the attention of a few people. Would love to see the Soprano if you had pictures. Never can go wrong with black and blue.
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