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Update

Hey again everyone!

I have just made a light box so that I can take nicely lit photos, any time of the day! I have a couple of things that I will be showing off later this afternoon, so stay tuned.

DAY 1



So, with these first 2 pictures, I tried to line the inside of the box with this white material. I soon came to the conclusion that this method would not work as there was too much material left over at the rear. I tried all different methods, but without success. So I slept on it without continuing to try and come up with a better idea.

DAY 2




With a new day, a new sun, I had a new idea. I would like the outside of the box with paper... This did not work either as the paper was too thick and let in little light... So I was back to using the material. The problem was that there was not enough material to cover all holes.
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So, I cut up the box, made it smaller, and then cut up material. And the photos above are the finished product. I have also aquired a tripod, and several lamps for lighting this thing up.

My wife thinks I'm retarded after last night and today! But stay tuned for more updates as this is just the beginning:)
Edited by MetallicAcid - 3/19/13 at 4:50am
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Hey everybody.

Welcome to my upgrade log, where I will be upgrading my Silverstone TJ08B-E Intel based build with water cooling, custom length PSU cables, MDPC sleeving, and some other bits and pieces that I have in mind. This is the current state of the build.











I intend on making this thread photo heavy, so that everyone can see the mistakes that I make, and how I deal with them.

Here is some water cooling parts that I have picked up so far.




Thanks for dropping by.
It seems that you don't believe in: " if it aint broke don't fix it" ... ??? Just joking ... Lucky to have all that time available and of course the gold to do it.
post #13 of 862
Hey MetallicAcid, I'm along for the ride as well thumb.gif
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Update

Hey to everyone!

Small update. I did not get as much done as I had hoped... I did manage to set up a little photo studioand took some snaps of various things. After I have eaten something, I will get back to it smile.gif

Here are some pics.







Thanks for looking!
Edited by MetallicAcid - 3/19/13 at 4:50am
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Update

Hey guys, I have an update smile.gif

I unpacked the SP120 fans, and gave them the MDPC treatment. This stuff is QUALITY, and if you are skeptical about buying it, please don't be! I have also sleeved some Bitfenix extensions in material sleeve, and the quality was very poor.

Here is a picture of the extensions. As you can see, it does not have the same finish:


So, This is my workstation wink.gif


The fans before sleeving:


A couple of the fans after sleeving:



And a before and after shot:



I hope you enjoyed this small update. Does anyone have any tips or info they would like to share?
Edited by MetallicAcid - 3/19/13 at 4:51am
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Lookin' mighty fine. Subbed. thumb.gif
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Nice job with the sleeves. Wish I had the patience and time to do it myself. redface.gif
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Thanks mate!

They are not so bad as I had imagined. I think everyone should give it a go smile.gif
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I hope you enjoyed this small update. Does anyone have any tips or info they would like to share?

Hmm, not seeing where the new sleeved cables went, I only see the black.

For your pictures, what camera do you have? Also what are you setting your white balance to? Depending on the camera a few small tweaks could really improve the photos.
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