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New mounting kit:

Replaced screw bits to black ones, and spray painted the springs and thumb screws (missing from this picture, they're still drying):

* look new picture below *
Edited by adi518 - 3/15/13 at 7:49am
post #182 of 347
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Great photos, and the build is looking amazing

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You should definitely write a guide or possibly make a video on how to make that acrylic plate. It looks great. Also why did you decide on a 360 and not a 420? Will a 420 even fit?
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Tried a 420, it's too big to fit anywhere inside the R4. smile.gif
post #185 of 347
That's a bummer. Did you try diagonally from corner to corner in the case? haha
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I did. Didn't work. biggrin.gif
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Moar updates smile.gif
Edited by jokrik - 3/14/13 at 4:11pm
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post #188 of 347
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Here's the complete new mounting kit (stock bits were chrome and silver):

The back-plate was painted with Plastidip and then trimmed around the edges to look like a coarse black sticker:

5OnMexH.jpg

Also made this strip. It's a high quality, 2mm, Palziv sponge from a parquet floor. It's going to cover some clearance between the acrylic adapter and the case wall. Also, it should help flex out any noises from the mount:

SARlo7V.jpg

It has 4 holes which the mounting screws go through so it's held in place properly.
Edited by adi518 - 3/17/13 at 8:20pm
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Man this build looks amazing. Am getting the black pearl with window model. And was thinking how did you get that msi motherboard yellow strips off the heat sinks. Cause I want that motherboard because of its looks but I really hate that yellow stuff tho
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post #190 of 347
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It's just thin metal plates. You have to lift them carefully until it comes out and then clean the leftovers of the glue tape. smile.gif

Last update for now:

Finally found 12mm Copper tubing!

x1hcaD3.jpg

It will be polished and chromed of course. smile.gif
Edited by adi518 - 3/17/13 at 8:18pm
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