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Update #15:

Well , I got alot done today, and still found time to work on the case, lol. I filled in the cracks in the top, and got two coats of paint on it. I'll have to get some pic's of it in natural light as the flash and the crappy lighting in my basement kinda kill the metallic look. It makes the metal flakes look white. I figure one more wet sand and paint should finish the front and top, then I can start putting the parts in I still have to work on the side's, but that can wait for now. Here's a few pic's of the work. Sorry I didn't get a shot of the finished sanding after this first shot.



First coat,





Second coat,





I hope to have the wet sanding done tomorrow night. Till next time
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post #52 of 117
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Update #16:

Hey all, woot for another update!! Sorry for the triple post, but I got more work done. The front and top are DONE!!!! Finally after like 10 months, I got the last of the paint done on both parts. There are one or two small spots on the top from a drop of paint off the paint can. Oh well, I'll worry about it when I do the sides. I managed to get a few shots of the parts in the sun, however after I stuck the bezel on the weather wasn't as nice. Any way, here's the pic's of the last coat of paint.









And at last, the two parts are together again









Well that's it for now. Next post should have the sides started getting ready for paint. Also hope the have the rails for the rad painted and the hardware install started.

Thanks for looking!
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That my friend looks NICE! And I usually dont like the armor cases,lmao!
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Thanks Repo! I think I fixed the most annoying part of the case by sealing the flaps shut. Man I love this case. It was slated to be my HTPC, but I may move my main rig in it and use my Mozart as the HTPC.
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Thanks Repo! I think I fixed the most annoying part of the case by sealing the flaps shut. Man I love this case. It was slated to be my HTPC, but I may move my main rig in it and use my Mozart as the HTPC.
I do agree that fixing those flaps made the difference *nods in agreement*
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post #56 of 117
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Lol, ya I hear ya man Those things drove me nuts.

Update #17

I started to test fit some of the hardware. I'm going to need to clean up the mounts for the rad a bit, but that's easy with a cut off wheel. I'm also going to change the fans on the rad to the slip streams, they were not out when I started this lol. I've still got to clean up the bottom of the case, and do a bit ouf touch up to the paint on the inside. I also lapped the block's, but the pic's suck so please don't laugh

Chipset


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Sorry for the poor quality \\

Some stuff in the case,





Enjoy all..... Till next time
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Wow man that really kind of flows together what you did with the top and front. It looks like it was meant to be that way. Rep+ thats awesome.
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Thanks man!! Ya it looks better IMO then the way TT has the front. This is the way it should have been done
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Update #18

Just a small update today. I have the power, optical drive, and CD tray installed in the front. I also have installed the filters to fill the gap between the devices and the rad.

Enjoy!






Hope to have more done soon.
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Looks awesome with the rad in there bro!
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