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Stick a cloth inside of a piece of folded sandpaper. That is how i do the insides.

That polishing wheel is enough to melt the acrylic with a dremel. I tried using one at first but ended up damaging the acrylic. Had to sand even further down to fix it.
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I think it will be harder to get the right light and angles for the pix pron once in the case. But it certainly looks amazing.right now.
Looks like a block of fragile crystal to me.

Now I feel like crap for changing subject so quickly after those pix are posted.

Tbh, the polishing is not complete on mine. I have really big fat fingers and doing a good job on the inside sanding was a bit too tedious for my big clumbsy hands.

So I was thinking I could use a dremel for some hard parts on my CPU block.
This is the polishing felts I have:


Can you think of some sort of rather abbrasive polishing compound I could use with my dremel as a 'sanding' compound?

Don’t remember who, I think Capa, said that if your picture is not good enough, your lens is probably too long. Get a 14mm lens and it’ll be easier.
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All three of my polished blocks together w/ coolant in them. I was going to do 3 different shades of blue but two of them were pastels and then you would not see the shiny nickel. biggrin.gif



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You're the Willy Wonka of acrylic polishing.

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Can't wait to try this on mine!
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Lowfat,
Just curious here.
How would you get 3 shades of blue?
Run 3 loops?

And those blocks look awesome dude! thumb.gif
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Lowfat,
Just curious here.
How would you get 3 shades of blue?
Run 3 loops?

And those blocks look awesome dude! thumb.gif

I meant just for the pics posted above. I have many different shades of blue coolant mixed.
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You know, with blocks that good looking, you really should get a reverse mobo case.
It would be an absolute shame to have those beauties facing down where you can't see them.
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You know, with blocks that good looking, you really should get a reverse mobo case.
It would be an absolute shame to have those beauties facing down where you can't see them.

Even better....go horizontal. That will show them off best of all.....

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You know, with blocks that good looking, you really should get a reverse mobo case.
It would be an absolute shame to have those beauties facing down where you can't see them.

You obviously haven't looked at my build log. tongue.gif
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