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Does anyone have a faulty or damaged corsair af140 fan they are willing to donate to a project? Preferably with the blue ring.

I am considering butchering one to mount power and reset buttons in and it would be a shame to use a perfectly good working unit.

I would be happy to pay shipping and plus a fiver for your troubles if anyone is interested. (I
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Why not run the wires up and over it some how or drill a hole in the frame. Something along those lines so the gan still works and so do the switches
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The fan would be mounted in a position where there is no cut-out so it doesn't need to work.
Also the buttons are phobya vandal switches which have long bodies which will need holes drilling through the fan blades.

I will probably remove the blade completely and replace it with a solid disc with an image that looks like a spinning fan. That would be easier to mount the buttons in. Everything will be behind mesh so hopefully it will match the working fans well enough.

In fact, I could fabricate the entire fan frame if anyone is willing to send me some spare blue accent rings?


The top fan hangs slightly over the top of the case frame, this is the one which would be a dummy with the buttons mounted.
(The mesh is just a scrap piece from the donar case to get a feel until I'm ready to source the new mesh)
Edited by donkidonki - 3/18/14 at 1:41am
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Not to worry, I just went ahead and butchered one of my working fans.
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