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2 windows has my vote as long as they're BIG!
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2 windows? Fascinating... go for it thumb.gif
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Nice Build!!
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Great Worked, subbed! thumb.gif
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I like the 2 Window idea. My votes for that. I biggrin.gif

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Two Windows would be interesting.

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The 2 window idea would look great!

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2 windows has my vote as long as they're BIG!

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2 windows? Fascinating... go for it thumb.gif

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Nice Build!!

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Great Worked, subbed! thumb.gif

Thanks to you all!
I will commence cutting in 5 minutes ...
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Thanks to you all!
I will commence cutting in 5 minutes ...

1 hour 44minutes later...

WE NEED PICTURES! :O
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1 hour 44minutes later...
WE NEED PICTURES! :O
LOL
Plans have changed again!
Will post some pics in a couple of hours !
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LOL
Plans have changed again!
Will post some pics in a couple of hours !
Haha, well I am looking forward to this. biggrin.gif
 
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This is what I like about modding. You think you got something planned out and when you do the work, you have to think on your feet as it doesnt turn out the way you planned it !

I was planning on doing a double window. The second window would have been where the X was marked with tape. (please note this is the rough cut, it needs a couple of hours of love to be perfect!)
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BUT ...
Look at the size of that hole between the door and the case itself. In this picture you can look into the door.
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But even with a piece of alu posing as the rim I wanted to create, you can still look behind the door. This doesnt look right. Just does not have the feel I want to get with this build. It almost feels like an after thought.
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Also the second window would become very thin and cover most of the SSD's. It would let you see on the top left ...per-x and bottom right king... (normally Hyper-X and Kingston)
This wont do either !
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The side is not the only one with a large crack. Gotta figure something out for this.
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So this is waht I will do. I will widen the rim for the window so that it will align with the midplate of the case. This will also funtion as a stop for the warm air. The 480 rads cannot push their warm air up anymore. 2 problems solved in one !
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It also just looks better imo. The SSD's will be visible only with the door off.
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Door Challenge nr 2 !

As I have 2 x 480 rads in the bottom and the case comes with ventilation slots for 360's I need to change the door in that aspect also. The ventilation slots I have cut out for the window I will cut up and place them in the bottom.
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So the rest of my weekend will be spent getting this filed up perfect and glued into position.
Not a small job. But still having fun !
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post #110 of 260
Second window at the X mark would have ddefinately been interesting, but agree with the asthetic aspect of the spacing.

Of course you could still do it bu it would take alot more work to the door by adding the second window.

Speaking of extra work...lol Have you thought about adding the extra framing to the door instead of modifying what youve already completed?

I know it would be tons extra work, but it'd be a nice effect no?


Good job though theres alot of hard detail work there.thumb.gif
   
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