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Poll Results: Should i plan a built-in "extra" monitor ~9-13" modded into a transparent window or built in speakers?

 
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post #811 of 3109
I've got a quick question about this case. How easy/difficult would it be to get a corsair h110 in there (280mm rad). I real like the look of the case, but I had decided not to go with it for my second system, but now that I have a dremel and an itch to mod, I wouldn't mind hacking it up. wink.gif
post #812 of 3109
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It would be really easy. If you buy it now, you wouldn't even have to mod it.

 

When the XB first released, there were these plastic tabs on the inside of the front panel that you had to cut off to mount 140mm fans, even though the front mount has screw holes for it. I'm pretty sure it was something CM originally overlooked by accident. When they released the Rev 2 of the case & the EVO they got rid of those tabs. So 140mm's mount with no modding needed :thumb:

 

Mounting a 280 UT60 in my XB was the only mod i was doing to my XB when i first bought it and was planning my build :D 

    
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post #813 of 3109
I learned a ton from the photography talk. Now I really want a nice camera for my next build log since the last one was just a foot in the door. I am, however, excited for the upcoming pics that look great and are about the build. Keep up the good work. Cheers.

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Thanx brotha. My DSLR's a pretty old model (Olympus Evolt E-500) and it can be found used pretty cheap, along with a ton of other DSLR's. It seems like the lenses are far more important than the body. I got that 35mm for like $150 used. Which is real decent.

 

I'm real happy to finally be able to focus on my build again. Right now i have that copper base from the Apogee Drive taking a bath in hot distilled + dishsoap.

I've been spending the past cpl hours googling just to make sure i know how to do it right, since it's pretty much just aesthetics i'd hate to do it wrong and screw up the block.

I have the bottle of ketchup out too, but not gonna apply it if i don't have to

 

 

^^Thanx again James. Quick and painless :thumb:


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post #815 of 3109
Aw look at the pretty bubbles
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Aw look at the pretty bubbles

I could tell you some nice stories about pretty little bubbles but don't want to start the train in the wrong direction again.
post #817 of 3109
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Lol, you should see it right now covered in ketchup :p

 

Just the dishsoap and distilled didn't really help at all, even when i scrubbed with a toothbrush. It's really recommended to soak in distilled first anyway so still wasn't really a waste of time

 

Lol Scott, feel free to tell any story you want in here. Just remember....

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Lol, you should see it right now covered in ketchup tongue.gif

Just the dishsoap and distilled didn't really help at all, even when i scrubbed with a toothbrush. It's really recommended to soak in distilled first anyway so still wasn't really a waste of time

Lol Scott, feel free to tell any story you want in here. Just remember.... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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 biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

Don't worry I do have Pictures that is something I have always tried to take in all my travels. But if the story did not violate the TOS I am sure the Pics would!! devil.gif


I would use brasso on the tooth brush. also let give you some more advice!!! Don't use the tooth brush for your teeth now after the soap and ketchup... Will not taste good..... biggrin.gif
post #819 of 3109
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Lol, yeah i def am using an old toothbrush.

 

I read a few threads recommending Brasso. If it was alot of oxidation i probly would order some. It's really only a tiny bit because i didn't have the forethought to put the block in a ziplock bag after i flushed it. I never realized how long i would stretch this build, so i just flushed my components and put them in their boxes for the time being. =\.

I'll probly order some Brasso in the near future though just to have around in case i end up having any real oxidization problems

 

Here's a cpl pics of me soaking it in distilled that i heated on the stove to get the soap off, you can actually see the steam in one of the pics. And then a cpl of me turning it into a hamburger =)

 

 

 

 

    
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Lol, yeah i def am using an old toothbrush.

I read a few threads recommending Brasso. If it was alot of oxidation i probly would order some. It's really only a tiny bit because i didn't have the forethought to put the block in a ziplock bag after i flushed it. I never realized how long i would stretch this build, so i just flushed my components and put them in their boxes for the time being. =\.
I'll probly order some Brasso in the near future though just to have around in case i end up having any real oxidization problems

Here's a cpl pics of me soaking it in distilled that i heated on the stove to get the soap off, you can actually see the steam in one of the pics. And then a cpl of me turning it into a hamburger =)
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why would you order Brasso? all you have to do is go to walmart, target, home depot, lowes, !!!biggrin.gif

Do you lock your self in your house and never leave. ???? have food delivered?? biggrin.gif
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