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Alright guys, so I was having an issue cutting the stupid thick metal that this case is made of, but today my Java teacher said I could borrow his air cutter tomorrow to that should eliminate that issue. Here is what I am talking about...


As for what I am going to cut, these two pictures should explain it pretty well:


This side panel is going to be tricky, its got the latch for the side on it so the bottom is going to have to be transplanted to the newly cut top piece.


Ghetto pictures FTW! Progress tomorrow!
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Interesting mod thinking.gifthumb.gif
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Tools, tools, more tools (depend on good friends).
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It is indeed.
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Tools, tools, more tools (depend on good friends).

Haha, I have a good assortment of my own, well my dads tongue.gif, my Java teacher at school is really cool and is going to let me use some of the robotics tools that we have at school, and my grandpa has a ton of tools I can borrow if needed.
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Alright, finally some real progress! So I cut the front and rear metal bezels and they are perfect, it also let me see what the case is going to to look like finished, check it out!




Much more progress to come, once I get my air grinder/cutter I will get the side panels cut and it will start looking like a case! What do you guys think so far?
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I have much excite for this since I have an old XPS 710 as well thumb.gif
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