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I needed a Firewire card, and I ordered http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815158089 because it was red.

Well it isn't. It's green.

I have a few options. I can return it, and try to find something else but I really need it now, and don't want to wait any longer.

I want to know if there is a way to make a cool cover for it, maybe out of plexi. I do also have carbon fiber graphic wrap, I could apply it directly to the card but it would probably look like crap. If I cover the card somehow in plexi, I could cover the plexi with the wrap.

Anyone have a link to a guide on doing card covers out of plexi?
 
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Not of any help here... but when you have the time to make a cover (thus can't use the card) why not contact them, ask if thzey HAVE a red one and return it?
   
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mods are fun. I made a cover out of plexi and put carbon fiber wrap on it, looks pretty decent for prototype. Will have to makea better one though, or reshape the edge because it didn't bend very straight.
 
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