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Well I got the filters painted. I just barely had enough Krylon satin paint. smile.gif



OOOOOOOEAAAAAAAA "looking terrible good" good job Gerald.thumb.gifthumb.gif
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THAT ! looks FAN-TASTIC !

i gotta say, its either my sight or the camera angle, but doesn't the top filter top line seem to run a bit down from right to left ?

Must LOok Awesome in person, but I'm digging it from here. Silverstone otta pay you a commish .. imagine, in a world of black, no white filters mad.gif

Job very well DONE !
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Does the paint partially clog the filter material? Can you take the filter part off to paint the frame part?
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OOOOOOOEAAAAAAAA "looking terrible good" good job Gerald.thumb.gifthumb.gif

Yay.
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THAT ! looks FAN-TASTIC !

i gotta say, its either my sight or the camera angle, but doesn't the top filter top line seem to run a bit down from right to left ?

Must LOok Awesome in person, but I'm digging it from here. Silverstone otta pay you a commish .. imagine, in a world of black, no white filters mad.gif

Job very well DONE !
Yep it is. I'll fis it.
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Does the paint partially clog the filter material? Can you take the filter part off to paint the frame part?
Probably.
I don't know.
smile.gif
post #2225 of 2434
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Long time sitting on the floor working, but it's back to two pedestals. I almost forgot how close the fit is in the pedestal with 2xUT60 x480 rads with push/pull fans!
Anyway the first step is done.
Next? I'm not sure, but probably pull out the case wall I made, put the stock one back in and return to normal r-atx motherboard position.

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ahhhh ! Johnny 2-ped ... we hardly knew ye redface.gif
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I did like the height of 3 pedestals, easy to work on, etc, but it does look a little strange. Besides, I needed an excuse to do something! Trying to figure out how to reincorporate those 2xSR1 480's back in. biggrin.gif
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I can really tell a difference with 2 less radiators. Well not a lot, but I used to run the fans whisper quiet at `600 rpm. Now I have to boost the rpm's a little to keep the air/water Delta t between 1.0 - 1.3 during light use. It's actually a little irritating once you get used to super quiet.

But I'm working on a plan to incorporate more radiators back into the build. Originally I was going to build a compartment in the lower part of the case but I've scrapped that idea for something else.

First I think I will need to change the motherboard orientation.

Before I start changing things here's a "back" side look. Of course the motherboard is still inverted, and you can see my "custom" extended top and acrylic trim from the side. Soon it will be gone. sad-smiley-002.gif But I have plans for that area......

post #2229 of 2434
Hi Gerald,

Ever thouth of mounting a Mora to the back of your door "or a separate on on a standard". thumb.gif
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Hi Gerald,

Ever thouth of mounting a Mora to the back of your door "or a separate on on a standard". thumb.gif
No, I'm going to mount the two SR1's, Henry.....or try to, anyway. I've got to first rearrange the motherboard then fabricate some mounts. I can't really start on the mounts until I get the mobo moved.
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