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Hey guys. Im considering ditching my Switch 810 and picking up a FT02. I've always loved the FT02 and wanted one, but never wanted to spend the money.

I've found one I can get for 130$ ish but I know it needs some love. I will more than likely be painting the case anyways, but I wanted to get your thoughts on it.

I can't decide if I want to watercool in it or not.
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Can't really comment without you giving us more details on the "love" it needs. Does that price include shipping?
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Originally Posted by AMW1011 View Post

Can't really comment without you giving us more details on the "love" it needs. Does that price include shipping?

It appears to need a full painting... It has some scratches and scuffs. It is also missing the front 3 drive bay covers. Everything else appears to be ok.
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It appears to need a full painting... It has some scratches and scuffs. It is also missing the front 3 drive bay covers. Everything else appears to be ok.

Drive covers can be replaced through a supplier or through Silverstone themselves very easily. How bad are these scratches and scuffs? The powdercoat finish on these cases is incredibly hardy so I'd imagine it would take some serious abuse to damage the finish. Find out what fans are in it, the first iteration came with the AF180 fans and the newer ones come with the vastly superior AP181 fans.

If the scuffs/ scratches are only really on the side panels then you should have a very easy job of touching that up, but painting the aluminum unibody is going to be difficult. There is a lot of plastic still attached.
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Shimian Q270 LITE Cooler Master Crossfire w/ Blues PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750w Silverstone FT02S-W 
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