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It's a perfect fit with all three sets of fans; about 1mm spare on each side!
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post #172 of 448
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More progress! thumb.gif
(Not sure how much more I will get done before wifey finds me another long list of "more important" jobs...)

What do we have here?
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post #173 of 448
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The rear plate is in! It is done, save for a bit of filing here and there. (My god, I am going to be sick of filing and sanding by the time this lot is ready for paint)








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post #174 of 448
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Bless my wife, she allowed me to spend a bit more time on the mod today. smile.gif

Mind you, it did cost me giving the cooker a deep clean. doh.gif

Worth it though, I managed to finish another major part.
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The resevoir plate is in!








At last the case feels solid again, even more so than before I started attacking with Mr Dremel. Mind you; it will need it as this lot is going to be HEAVY.
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post #176 of 448
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A quick play with the res mounts, this is more like it.
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post #177 of 448
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Originally Posted by donkidonki View Post

A quick play with the res mounts, this is more like it.

Now we're getting somewhere, Hardware thumb.gifbiggrin.gif
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post #178 of 448
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The mounting of the power and reset button's is about done.


I sacrificed one of my af140 fans to act as surrogate.


Later I will take a photo of one of the other front fans running with the case lit and stick that on the front of the mdf blank within the top fan frame.

Something like this;
CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), quality = 90
Hopefully it should look like the others once all is finished.

Both of the buttons have white led rings; the power button led will be wired to the power indicator and the reset led wired to the hdd activity indicator.
Edited by donkidonki - 4/8/14 at 3:17am
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post #179 of 448
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Another small job done; the colourful pump wires have been braided and hidden as neatly as I can manage.




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post #180 of 448
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The parts are mostly ready to build the frame for the new facia, I just need to pick methods for the fine details.

I have used some of the spare bits of facia channel to mock up a curve and join at the top of the case. I am happy with how it works and will stick with it.




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