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Update #4

Now that everything is sleeved, i started installing the parts

installed the EK Supremacy



put the ram back in



but wait.

the hdd bracket is inhibiting the fitting, so that had to come out!




hmm, the third fan wont fit on the 360 radiator



So lets relocate them to the front.



but of course, now the fan cables wont fit in properly.

No worries, Just bring out the trusty dremel and tungsten bit!



mask the area up and start cutting



There we go, nice clean holes for the sleeved fan cables to go throuh







And where do these cables go? to the 8 3 pin hub mounted to the top of the case.



inside look!



Starting to come together just how i planned!

the loop flow will go like this

ek pump/res > 360 > gpu 2 > gpu1 > 240 > cpu > ek pump/res

so i started to run the pump out line, and realized that in order to do this cleanly, i'd once again have to cut out a portion of the drive bay cage...

so back to the dremel!

I cut a even rectangular piece out and now the pump out tube flows nicely



Installed all the cables, and had the first go around tidying them up



thanks a lot of wires!



mmm shrinkless sata cables!
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Good job on the sleeving so far. thumb.gif
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It's coming along very nice!!!!!Nice dremel job too,makes me wish I had one myself biggrin.gif
Your sleeving is looking very good indeed thumb.gif
   
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I love it...thumb.gif I think its worth mentioning that even your sparks from the cutting wheel were GOLD!!!
 
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It's coming along very nice!!!!!Nice dremel job too,makes me wish I had one myself biggrin.gif
Your sleeving is looking very good indeed thumb.gif

Due to this build and this whole section I have been pricing out dremels.

The build is sick keep the pictures coming
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Good job on the sleeving so far. thumb.gif


Thanks! they do amazing work
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It's coming along very nice!!!!!Nice dremel job too,makes me wish I had one myself biggrin.gif
Your sleeving is looking very good indeed thumb.gif

The dremel is my favorite tool, i use it for everything!

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I love it...thumb.gif I think its worth mentioning that even your sparks from the cutting wheel were GOLD!!!


Haha thats awesome good catch thumb.gif
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Due to this build and this whole section I have been pricing out dremels.

The build is sick keep the pictures coming

im using the 3000, works perfectly. reinforced cutting discs are little pricey tho
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Update #5

So much has been completed already, its almost done!

Today i sat down and tackled the fillport.

because i used the ekwb bay/pump/res the fill port isnt easily accessible, so i had to make a new one.

so i removed the remaining top panel and masked up where i wanted the hole to go.



brought out my all time favorite drill bit: the step bit!! devil.gif



and started drilling!



The step bit makes quick work of the case. clean it off and install the port.



almost like it was meant to be there thumb.gif

installed a 45 degree monsoon and bam!



the plumbing goes like this

fill port on the right of the T line, CPU return on the top of the T line and Res Return on the left of the T line



looking good!

Since im stuck waiting on the GPUs to arrive i've been thinking of different ways to add little details here and there.

I decided to paint the rear fan grill and pci slots gold, so that the back side of the case incorporates the theme through out.





looks nice



I also took your suggestions and my own doubts and painted the Dominators Gold!

luckily i painted the dominators with plasti-dip so i can just peel the black off of it



Now to paint the tops! check out my amazing paint booth thumbsupsmiley.png



sprayed them up, let them dry, installed them back on the RAMs, and voila!





looks sick!

before:



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Two thumbs up, buddy. thumb.gif
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Looking good man,love the golden Dominators wink.gif
   
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Hey, really awsome rig, almost identical to mine! Different GPU though smile.gif
Just a quick question, did you prime the stuff you painted? How many coats? And what golden paint are you using?
Thanks ahead of time
subbed of course, this is going to be awsome
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