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How about some updates?
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ARGH! I know right! Currently the rig is up (and in the sig) sitting on the desk. I've had some trouble with the loop, deciding how I am going to get to draining this thing.



I've figured a solution, but I still have to figure out these blasted compression fittings (thanks for the help fellas )
    
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A long time... due to some pressure from some folks I figured I'd go ahead and post some more recent stuff... The case is about 85% complete at this point. More on that later... On with the show.


A decent 3/4 view.... there's a whole lot of green hiding inside.



Front View/ door open.

I have still much to do up here. I have an acryllic design that I must submit to my acryllic-smith and I need to stealth the DVD-Burner.

Here's a close-up of the top section, one raptor facing outwards

Here's one of the opposite side. I haven't even bothered to go near cable management yet... It's a nightmare.

Next post: Glory shots of my loop.



    
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Here's a view of my custom sleeving job, along with a fillport and accent light that I placed inside the 200mm fan up top.


Closeup of the CPU and GPU

Here you can see that I had to grind down my ramsinks on my 1950 in order for the tubing to pass over them.
I thought that was fairly clever.

Darkness shot! My camera sucks, but you get the idea... This thing is green.

A view with the neons and the enormo-monitor (Viewsonic 28")






    
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That is sweet looking
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Wow. Freakin awesome work!!!
    
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post #27 of 41
Tommyknockers....



...as in the Stephen King adaptation for television...greeeeeen!

That looks smashing good! You just made me a fan of green lighting.

Bravo!

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Thank you everybody, but I promise that this thing will improve. Sadly the stripped naked steel does not look as sexy as I had anticipated, primarily due to my complete inexperience with clear coat and possible haste resulting from... So I'm thinking that I'm going to re-paint the whole deal, along with the two rads, which none of you have been so unkind as to point out are absolutely horrendous. I've got to redo the top rad mount, so I'll take the opportunity to sand, prime, paint the top rad, while still having the rad below to keep my rig running (if at greater temps). Afterwards, I'll repeat the process on the lower rad and I'm also going to be fabricating a new HDD mounting bracket, as the current one offers no protection from the sonic leakage of the 10k Raptors.

ALSO!, I've commited this evening to getting the acryllic designs done, as I have a meeting with Tim from adfplastics tomorrow to discuss a possible business negotiation I'm armed with my full throttle, adobe photoshop cs2 and a head full of ideas. I will post the designs tonight for comments and review.

Thanks everybody!

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post #29 of 41
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I've kept a self made deadline!! woohoo...


It'll be either a clear, mirrored, or green UV acryllic and it'll be lit by 5 L.E.Ds so it'll glow really dang green.

Well?


Here's a rough mockup of what it'll look like when it's in place and lit. ( shop rush job FTW)


I cut that side window with a chainsaw. lawl.

    
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post #30 of 41
I can see why you used the word "intricate"....

There are two tones of Green. Are you going to achieve that by sandwiching two pieces of acrylic together that are different shades? Or do the darker Green areas indicate a deeper trough?

Hmmm... yeah. That would be a daunting task to do by hand. imho you are wise to look to outsourcing.

Is the "Silverstone" a decal or applique, or is going to be etched on (laser?)...?

mmm...that's gonna be some high calorie eye candy!

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