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post #31 of 41
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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!

Very astute Syr.

The darker green indicates a deeper trough. It matches the design of the rest of the front in that regard. The silverstone logo will be etched on the backside via a laser. It'll actually appear brighter than the rest because it'll end up trapping a lot of the light. Alas, I got lazy with the layers so it didn't appear quite like that in my mockup.
    
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post #32 of 41
You have some along with your project...I like it...those Raptor X are nicely displayed too.
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All i can say is green. My vision is now impaired.
post #34 of 41
wow,nice mod(s) man. The silverstone 06 is an awesome case
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Simply Glorious!

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Simply Glorious!

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Wow thanks. I've completely ripped this rig apart, it's currently just sitting on my desk sans case, because the top panel began to RUST.... AGAIN! despite clearcoating it... I've been reading up on my painting tutorials and I've given up on the bare metal look, I'm going to do it in Chrome paint instead. I've also commited to redoing my work log, and remaking the HD tray, and top radiator bracket from some aluminum angle I've picked up. I've stealthed the optical drive by painting a spare tray lid with chrome and cutting out a spare faceplate so it can come through. I just need to find a suitable power button, drill a hole for it, and put the case back together.

I also have yet to upgrade the cooling to all 7/16" and refit the block with its new top.

So much to do, so little time and $$... So far my efforts (such as using tacky cloth between coats, do not do this) have all backfired.
    
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You've got good taste. Best of luck bro
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Ron, you are good at what you do, what more can I say
    
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post #39 of 41
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Okay as you can see my HD bracket was a complete pile...



so I decided I'd build one from scratch. This was tricky... even harder when you don't measure anything before you begin, but it turned out all right.



The result:



Stay tuned, because now that I have this thing ripped apart again, I'm not going to quit until it's an entirely changed beast.




    
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post #40 of 41
Heh! ....w/o measuring!

Dood! That is excellent. The DIY cage turned out great.

Nice rivet job btw.

+ for DIY pride.
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