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post #651 of 4017
Ok so I just received mine. This is not a UPS shipping issue. the packing material is not good enough for a case of this size or weight.

The box was fine from the outside.

Upon opening the box, two pop rivets fell out of the box and I knew there was going to be something wrong.


They go here. frown.gif


The back of both panels were bent and took some work with some pliers to bend back


This panel is ripped at the top edge of the inside guide.


I will buy some pop rivets to fix the ones that broke in the morning.
the side panels do not fit perfectly but I got it to fit.
I have included the pair of channel lock plyers I used to bend it back like it should be as well as a pint glass for scale, for others looking for a non artistic picture to determine how big this is.


I am pretty upset so far in the lack of packaging quality, but if the rivets break that easy (brittle?) then I would think twice before stacking this case.
At this moment I am not going to RMA this because I live in USA and ordered it from BC. The return shipping would be insane.

But I am very disappointed with TT.
    
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Contact TT and they might be able to rma from the US. That's definitely structural and you may end up with other things not lining up. Ups did a good on my second 900d and i got a return from the retailer. The chasis was definitely out of line since lots of panels ended up crooked.
post #653 of 4017
I have no plans to stack it and it closes. I am just going to move on.
I just want others to understand what they might be getting into.

Please add me to the club good sir. biggrin.gif
    
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Done thumb.gif


edit: (4/4/21015) parts galore but no rad yet. Got the psu bracket, fans, and psu angle cable.
Edited by wermad - 4/4/15 at 6:59pm
post #655 of 4017
Does anyone have a recommendation for a second 200mm fan at the front?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wermad View Post

Done thumb.gif


edit: (4/4/21015) parts galore but no rad yet. Got the psu bracket, fans, and psu angle cable.

Damn dude, that's a long wait. frown.gif
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post #657 of 4017
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bludge View Post

Does anyone have a recommendation for a second 200mm fan at the front?


You can go with another TT or Cooler master (lots air but a bit noisy), or nzxt, bitfenix, etc.
Quote:
Originally Posted by fragamemnon View Post

Damn dude, that's a long wait. frown.gif


I had a seller but the deal went dead. I got a response from the seller and completely understood. Found another seller and the rad is on its way. Eta Wednesday and hoping to finish it on Thursday.

BTW guys, CL makes a hex vented psu cover and it's cheaper vs the TT cover. The hexagons are a tad smaller but it does match it pretty good imho.
Edited by wermad - 4/6/15 at 7:07am
post #658 of 4017
I was referring to the typo - 21015. tongue.gif

But yeah, I feel you on a broken deal. However you found a replacement relatively quick!
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Ordered mine few days ago.
expected to arrive tomorrow.
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