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What tool or tools do you guys use to cut your cases? Whether is be side panels or MB trays, it doesn't matter, I'm just clueless. I'm interested in doing some work on my case (inspired by some build logs here ) so I was wondering how you pros do it. Any info would be helpful!
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Drills, Dremel, Jig-saw
    
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post #3 of 6
Dremel are the bomb.
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Dremel and Rotozip...dremel for small work, roto for big.
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post #5 of 6
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so a dremel would be best to cut some 2x2 inch holes in my MB tray? I'm not sure if I'll ever get the balls to do it. But hey, I'd rather know how to and not, than not know and do anyways. Thanks for the quick responses guys!
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post #6 of 6
if u use a dremel, which i also agree is best for small work because its fairly easy to control and better for small cuts when compared to a jigsaw, than make sure the disc ur using is best for the material and the thickness. if ur case is steel or something u dont use a heavy duty disc it will wear down quickly or just explode from stress. and for this reason use goggles i have gotten cuts on my forehead from flying shrapnell lol
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