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That's only one coat..The can's nozzle pointed down a hair, and caught the lip of the can itself, and pooled up on the top of the can. Of course I didn't notice until after the matter. So, every time I moved the can, some fell out..yay...

Should I tape off around them first, do you think that would make it even easier?

Well, considering my mirror may be going down there, I guess it doesn't really matter..eh?
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That's only one coat..The can's nozzle pointed down a hair, and caught the lip of the can itself, and pooled up on the top of the can. Of course I didn't notice until after the matter. So, every time I moved the can, some fell out..yay...

Should I tape off around them first, do you think that would make it even easier?

Well, considering my mirror may be going down there, I guess it doesn't really matter..eh?
Yeah if you can cover it I wouldn't worry about it...Yeah you should tape off first...It's hard to correct problems like that....

Hey do you know the difference between a pro and a rookie? A pro knows how to hide his mistakes..Use the mirror Buddy...
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LOL...I just may..I think it will look cool anyways...f it..
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There ya go......
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post #75 of 193
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Length is a bit short on the mirror...hmm...Oh well, covers most of the spots anyways...It's not mirror finish b/c there's a protective coating on it atm.



Those are dust spots from where my hands hit it..I still have to clean the dust off and clear coat everything..
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Alright, updates for today, I've decided that I'm going to be using an 80mm to 120mm fan shroud for the very rear of the case, b/c I love 12cm fans, plus, I think it will just add a little bit more to the exterior of the case.

I also found the 3.5" HDD Bay that mounts to the bottom of the case in the front. I haven't decided exactly if I'm going to mount it or not...

Maybe mount it, and mount the pump inside...I don't know yet.





Sanded with 320 grit paper, taped (horribly) and ready for primer






I taped it off, because I need to have the outside orange, and the inside can stay blue, because it will be cut out so it will look like the inside of the shroud, is part of the inside of the case, if that makes sense.

Off to go prime them!!

I was also just thinkin, should I use the HDD bay for an H2O pump mount? and maybe cut out a small side portion and add a little piece of plexiglass, maybe etch it with something, or an OVERCLOCK.NET applique???
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Ok, well, I need to coat it with one more coat of primer..It's got some little holes (specks) that need to be filled...brb..

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I just found another really old pic of the case...omg...this is from the first time I put it together I think!

n00b days :


And look folks, while rummaging around looking for the aforementioned drive bay, I actually found some more modding great, from the wonderful store of Bill Owens'.

www.mnpctech.com

I got this stuff ages ago, probably like 9-10 months ago, and never used it. So, maybe I'll try and incorporate it into this mod.

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Fellow Hoosiers Unite!

Nice looking worklog thus far, BrinNutz. You've got an amazing desk there with your three (it looked like it) PCs running on/around it.


Damn, what I wouldn't give for (a) the time and (b) the money to get some more parts and/or do some modding...
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Looking good Brin....I really like Bill's stuff to...That blow hole you've got there is sharp....No telling what you can do with all that mesh...Maybe some plexi-mesh designs...
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