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Early stages

After a little more work

put a bunch more bondo on all the edges, should be able to do all the finishing grinding tommorow

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Looking fantastic! I am subbed biggrin.gif
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post #13 of 29
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Looking fantastic! I am subbed biggrin.gif
Thanks! its going to be a long ride
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post #14 of 29
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Thanks! its going to be a long ride

You, sir, have inspired me to make a custom aluminum case like this, still keeping it tiny, but for my eatx board. Keep up the great work; I can't wait to start mine biggrin.gif
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post #15 of 29
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You, sir, have inspired me to make a custom aluminum case like this, still keeping it tiny, but for my eatx board. Keep up the great work; I can't wait to start mine biggrin.gif
thats awesome man, hardest part is building the frame. making sure everything is all squared took me forever, some welds i had to redo 3 times. If one thing isn't right that whole frame gets all kinds of goofy looking... Good Luck smile.gif
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Early stages

After a little more work

put a bunch more bondo on all the edges, should be able to do all the finishing grinding tommorow

i like where this is going! i cant wait for more updates! thumb.gif
post #17 of 29
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Dont know if anyone is interested in this but i found my sketchup of some really early designs
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post #18 of 29
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Got some magnets for mounting the panels on the case

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post #19 of 29
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Got some magnets for mounting the panels on the case

are they strong enough that your panels will be secure? you wouldnt want them too weak or your panels could fall off with just a small tap.
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are they strong enough that your panels will be secure? you wouldnt want them too weak or your panels could fall off with just a small tap.
Ya i tested it out today they should be fine, can always use something different if i need to
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