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I've been a bit unwell so I've been taking time off the build. There has also been a delay with the parts so the timing is ok.

The laser cutting hasn't turned out so well so back to the drawing board to come up with more ideas smile.gif
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Sorry to hear you've been under the weather, hope you're back to normal quickly and I'm also sorry to hear about both the delay on parts and the laser cutting issues. But I look forward to your next round of ideas.
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Sorry to hear you've been under the weather, hope you're back to normal quickly and I'm also sorry to hear about both the delay on parts and the laser cutting issues. But I look forward to your next round of ideas.

Thanks bud. There have been a few more little hiccups with parts but plan B is in the works and I should have it done tomorrow (my time) thumb.gif
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I've decided to enter MOTM thanks to the support from you guys. I'm making the final tweaks and I'll have some final photos up later on.

Head over to the link below and give me a vote when the polls open, it would mean so much to me thumb.gif
http://www.overclock.net/t/1546811/
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Looking forward to seeing the final pics, good luck with MOTM thumb.gif
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Final Photos
A massive thank you to my awesome Fiance for helping me with the final shots thumb.gif
















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Final Changes

Thanks for being patient, it has been an interesting journey for the final parts and thankfully I had a backup plan:
  • The sidemount fans are back in the mix now that the flexbays have been finalised, their main job is to keep up airflow through the bottom compartment.
  • Thermaltake Max 5 Duo SATA HDD Rack red portions have been painted black for a more stealthy and elegant look.
  • Added a 4th Lumi LED strip above the SSDs to shine through the sidemount fans.
  • All USB ports have silicon covers to neaten up the overall appearance.
  • The 007 front panel was scrapped because I could get smaller details to cut properly - minimum size is 3mm x 3mm - so it was better to leave it out. 3D printing was an option but didn't really give the desired result either.

I am very happy with the end result. All cables are managed tightly and with airflow in mind - my fiance even said it was almost too tidy lachen.gif
Hope you all enjoy it and fingers crossed for MOTM thumb.gif
Edited by GrimDoctor - 3/26/15 at 6:38am
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Geez man, that thing is just...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................stunning. It is like a black and gold wind tunnel. I think you nailed the right amount of gold on this. thumb.gif Done another S8 well!
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Looking forward to seeing the final pics, good luck with MOTM thumb.gif

Ask and you shall receive. And thank you, fingers and toes crossed! biggrin.gif

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Originally Posted by Wiz766 View Post

Geez man, that thing is just...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................stunning. It is like a black and gold wind tunnel. I think you nailed the right amount of gold on this. thumb.gif Done another S8 well!

Thank you Wiz, the support from you and others kept me going through this wubsmiley.gif
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post #500 of 527
Those pics look really good. Be sure to give your Fiance a cuddle - she earned it.

One question for you ... did you take out shares in Corsair fans before buying all of those?
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