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Hey folks,

I just completed my first attempt at custom window etching for an upcoming case mod I'm planning. I am interested in hearing what you think, please don't hold back, let it all hang out. I want to hear the good, the bad and the ugly.

first attempt at custom window etching
first attempt at custom window etching
first attempt at custom window etching
first attempt at custom window etching

So there it is, please leave comments or throw up pics of your own window etching attempts.
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Nice, I was thinking about doing this to my window. what did you use to etch with?
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Nice, I was thinking about doing this to my window. what did you use to etch with?
I used a cheap rotary tool that I picked up at Advanced Auto Parts. I was purchasing an A/C compressor for the car and it was in the super discount bin for $9.99. It came with an 85 piece accessory kit, I used the fattest round head bit for the larger areas and filling the areas. I used a fine point bit for the lines etc. Eh, for $10 I can't complain at all
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Very nice. I'm planning on doing a custom etching as well, so it's nice to see some rotary style etching biggrin.gif
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Come on guys all the modders we have here on these forums and no one else has anything to say or show off? As far as this one is concerned, it took me approximately 20 minutes to do. This was just a test run to see how it may or may not turn out. I was on mnpctech.com looking for some molex/atx pin punch tools and the video on how to do this was at the bottom of the screen so I clicked and thought, Hey! Why not give it a shot , if nothing else it was good practice. I think tomorrow I'm going to work on a honeycomb type border around the plexi
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