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post #1431 of 2032
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The thickness of the frame is 2.3mm but when painted it's more like 2.7mm
Thank you! +rep
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post #1432 of 2032
Coming soon...biggrin.gif


Edited by longroadtrip - 3/10/14 at 10:33am
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post #1433 of 2032
LRT: and the build log link please? smile.gif
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post #1434 of 2032
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LRT: and the build log link please? smile.gif

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post #1435 of 2032
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Thanks for that, subbed.thumb.gif
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post #1436 of 2032
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Thanks for that, subbed.thumb.gif
Definitively! I'm guessing this case is gonna sell more than the rest of Caselabs models, but I might be exaggerating!
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post #1437 of 2032
Sm8 was a pretty popular case. However this is also a great design.
post #1438 of 2032
I think I remember Kevin saying earlier in this thread that is now the most popular caselabs case ever.
post #1439 of 2032
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There is no question that. The S8 is currently our #1 case. In fact, at launch it outsold all of our other cases combined for a while. I'm sure things will settle down a little bit over time, but it is a unique case compared to the mass market options and offers a lot of unique build opportunities, so I think we'll be building a few more of them wink.gif

Like the STH10 (which became our #1 case at the time), I didn't think there was much reason for it, so my role in the marketing decisions has changed - if I don't really see the point of it - THAT's the one we're going to do redface.gif Frankly, one of the factors that went into is was that we didn't have a direct competitor to MM's U2-UFO and we've had many requests for it. While we don't design cases to specifically target other other company's products, extending the Mercury line to ATX wasn't really a stretch, so it made sense in this case. I have been asked about a 10 slot version and I will say that that is very unlikely because it would involve a significant redesign and I'd rather see something like that show up in Gemini (and that's all I'll say about that for now wink.gif ).
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post #1440 of 2032
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There is no question that. The S8 is currently our #1 case. In fact, at launch it outsold all of our other cases combined for a while. I'm sure things will settle down a little bit over time, but it is a unique case compared to the mass market options and offers a lot of unique build opportunities, so I think we'll be building a few more of them wink.gif

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