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post #11 of 52
How come i didn't see this thread before

Very good job so far. Your cuts look very clean and perfect. Did u also use dremel to cut the plexiglass ?
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post #12 of 52
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Sorry for the late reply...been busy with school so very little progress has been made on the rig. Maybe this weekend.

As to the cuts, all the plexi was cut with my second favorite toy, my RIDGID
12 In. Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Exactline (see pic)

All the straight cuts on the aluminum were with a Dremel. When I cut the panel I will likely use my Rotozip with a cutoff wheel as it holds up longer and that will be a lot of cutting.

...Some more progress on the wires (they look a bit more cluttered from that angle...and sorry for the over exposure). The wires are actually just about done. All that it left are the ones that will be out of sight...2 fans, the pump and the uv. Then it will be get that Storm on there, leak test and away we go.

I am considering the 5-1/4" bezel mod for the cd drives, bt I'll do that once she's got power so I can get everything just right.

Oh yeah, you can also see my pretty little GPU support I made...nothing fancy. I didn't like how the weight of that DD 6800 block was making it sag so I got it all straightened out.



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post #13 of 52
very nice
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post #14 of 52
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Gracias. The sleeving, man that seems to take forever. And I think I know what I am finally doing with my panel. You guys can offer up other ideas as well if you have any. Instead of just cutting the panel and dropping a piece of plexi in, I am thinking of using stained glass again, but this time making it permanant unlike the flame. The question is what if any pattern do I do? I was thinking justa simple wavy clear glass so you could still see the UV stuff but it would be a bit distorted. Let me see if I can find an example...

Some of the one on this page are pretty cool
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post #15 of 52
That is looking really really good. Nice and clean looking, and amazing sleeving job.
    
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post #16 of 52
Looks very man, i realy like the green plexi work
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post #17 of 52
More Pics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Last Picture You Posted Omg!!!!!! Very F N Smart


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post #18 of 52
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I have a test this week and a lot of other stuff to prepare for class so progress once again will crawl. Maybe this weekend will see the wiring completed and the cd door/cover mods. The side panel will be the big project as I have to come up with the design and then do all the glass work. I suspect it won't be done until at least mid March but you never know. Thanks for the props and when there is something to show I'll be sure to get it up here.
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post #19 of 52
Looking really cool. The GPU support is functional, yet stylish...Not too many home-made supports can boast that.

Excellent work so far, I am looking forward to seeing the results

For cutting the plexi, what TPI blade are you using on your saw?
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post #20 of 52
Very nice! Love the green plexiglass.
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