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hey you can get a small drill bit that will fit the dremel and once the hole is in it to can reem it to size with a number of things , or harbor freight carries a reemer for about 10 dollars i use the crap out of mine you really do not need to buy a drill unless you want to , once the hole is in it you have the right bit for the dremel to widen the hole, also what i did on the bottom is a alum sheet for extra support. fyi if i took the top layer of of everything mine would look like your rough , i had more tools then you seem to have but for what i was doing never seemed to be the right tool..here is a pic of metal adapters these have a 120 and 140 mount hole depending one the fan i use the 140 mount to secure to the case then screw in the 120 fan you ,if your whole is not to wide something like these will clean up pretty good , why do you think i have them ..there about 11-13 dollars i bought 10 of the damn things kind of over shot but i use them on other things ..if you need any help just hit me up , i started with my case complexly apart all the rivets out and the walls down
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hey you can get a small drill bit that will fit the dremel and once the hole is in it to can reem it to size with a number of things , or harbor freight carries a reemer for about 10 dollars i use the crap out of mine you really do not need to buy a drill unless you want to , once the hole is in it you have the right bit for the dremel to widen the hole, also what i did on the bottom is a alum sheet for extra support. fyi if i took the top layer of of everything mine would look like your rough , i had more tools then you seem to have but for what i was doing never seemed to be the right tool..here is a pic of metal adapters these have a 120 and 140 mount hole depending one the fan i use the 140 mount to secure to the case then screw in the 120 fan you ,if your whole is not to wide something like these will clean up pretty good , why do you think i have them ..there about 11-13 dollars i bought 10 of the damn things kind of over shot but i use them on other things ..if you need any help just hit me up , i started with my case complexly apart all the rivets out and the walls down

That is what I’ve done while making the holes for a reservoir, right above the PSU in the back section. But even then I spent nearly 2 hours making 3 small holes. And I need 16 of them in the bottom to put the wheels on. I think, the problem is that Dremel’s torque is not enough. Maybe you just have a more powerful version then I do. Anyway I ordered a bosh drill with necessary bits, so ill mount this wheels in a few days!
Thanks again for your advice!
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post #11673 of 12512
If you don't mind me asking why did you want to add wheels to the PC? For others looking to do something similar here is another option.

Kantek Single Level Height-Adjustable Monitor Stand, 17 x 13 1/4 x 3 to 6 1/2 Inches, Black (MS400) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001HA6KOC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awd_gNDXwbS3KHZTK

You can always add wheels to this stand if you wanted that way you do not have to alter the case.


Always destroying exergy!!
post #11674 of 12512
Mine sits on one of these ..



It is a Duratool (D01982) Plastic Dolly and i got for £16 on ebay.

It's a perfect fit and is very easy for moving around..


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Posted year or so ago. Added a few things biggrin.gif




Gtx 780 lightning for anyone wondering.
post #11676 of 12512
Sign me up, Just got mine in the mail!




Planned for a future X99 build once I get my hands on an MSI X99A Godlike Carbon.
     
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Sign me up, Just got mine in the mail!




Planned for a future X99 build once I get my hands on an MSI X99A Godlike Carbon.

Enjoy, you're gonna love it!
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Thanks! I plan on making my first custom water loop in it, just hope I can get it right with rad sizing and all that.
Might have to mod a bit but it's fine with me.
     
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Thanks! I plan on making my first custom water loop in it, just hope I can get it right with rad sizing and all that.
Might have to mod a bit but it's fine with me.

More ballsy than me! My build is a couple posts above. my bravery and money was the limiting factor on customer water loop. It all worked out in the end. My cpu stays under 60 celcius and since putting gpu on water it never gets above 40 celcius.

Good luck everyone here will be glad to help!
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More ballsy than me! My build is a couple posts above. my bravery and money was the limiting factor on customer water loop. It all worked out in the end. My cpu stays under 60 celcius and since putting gpu on water it never gets above 40 celcius.

Good luck everyone here will be glad to help!

I know what you mean about the money part, I'm going to be nickle and dime'n this build. Willl most likely take me a year or so to get the full water loop in, Will start out with just an H100i for now and I also am banking on next gen nVidia cards when they come out. I just have a plain 980 at the moment and I don't really want to spend money on a block for that with next gen around the corner.
     
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