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What are you using for the cable standoffs?

M3 x 6mm spacers. Places like Mouser & Digikey should sell them. I bought mine from PPCS but I bought the only ones they had in stock.
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M3 x 6mm spacers. Places like Mouser & Digikey should sell them. I bought mine from PPCS but I bought the only ones they had in stock.

cool thanks +rep
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what asus board is that?
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what asus board is that?

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Damn lowfat, wish I could be making even some progress what so ever on my build let alone the quickness you're doing it with.

I like the wheels. I have this Lian Li V1020 here that I picked up and am selling, but I think I'm going to grab the wheels off it before I send it out.

My build may be on halt for a while as I gather funds, currently transitioning between jobs.
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Damn lowfat, wish I could be making even some progress what so ever on my build let alone the quickness you're doing it with.
I like the wheels. I have this Lian Li V1020 here that I picked up and am selling, but I think I'm going to grab the wheels off it before I send it out.
My build may be on halt for a while as I gather funds, currently transitioning between jobs.

I'll probably be done my FT02 refresh before you start building. kekekegay.gif

So you have a FT02, A V1020, and the PC-A71F now?


The wheels are rather nice. The case even has the holes to mount them w/o having to tap new holes.
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post #127 of 1227
Wow, that just does it, I need to learn to do my own sleeving. Looks so good, really liking your work. Shoot, this also really makes me want a DSLR as well! I'm sure it's been asked before, but what camera do you use?
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Wow, that just does it, I need to learn to do my own sleeving. Looks so good, really liking your work. Shoot, this also really makes me want a DSLR as well! I'm sure it's been asked before, but what camera do you use?

T3i with kit kens. biggrin.gif
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post #129 of 1227
I am so new to this whole computer building world. This build is great. Love the water cooling setup and the blue sleeved tubes are epic, great idea. I cant wait to see what you have in store for this complete build. Sub'd for sure.

Happy building!
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Did a bit of work on the case. Finished off making all the retention bars. As you can see all the screws are too long. mad.gif
PCIestandoff.jpg

threadstoolong.jpg

Dremeled down the screws so they could fit. :clap: The retention bars will be getting a new paint job before the finished product.
threadscut2.jpg

threadscut.jpg

The long standoffs are for the front shroud, which will cover those stupid so called cable management holes. It will also hide the USB & front panel cables.
frontstandoffs.jpg

Small cut I needed to make to one of the motherboard supports. Also for cable management. Not so great at cutting as you can see. redface.gif
cut.jpg

Changed the plumbing of the front radiator a bit. Seems a bit cleaner.
This is before:
watercooling3.jpg

And the after:
radiatorplumbingnew.jpg

Reinstalled the motherboard tray and the hardware. The 24-pin + 8-pin in place on the case.
cableclamps6.jpg

cableclamps7.jpg

Ignore the blue splatter all over the fan, the fans were just place holders to see how it fits. biggrin.gif
24pinplus8pin.jpg

And I'll throw in these few pics of random hardware and tools I took.

My nibbler, one of my favourite case modding tools.
sfdsfdsf.jpg

Heat gun, this thing has got a lot of use. Not so much now that I do shrinkless sleeving.
heatg.jpg

And my iPad keyboard.
ipadkeyboard.jpg
Edited by lowfat - 10/19/14 at 3:18pm
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