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i named it this, cause i like primus(les claypool) & the simpsons...
but yes ima mod this piece of metal i dunno how but I will mod it to be clear on one side, and the other well...pure metal /plexi. Since this is my first case mod, what else could i do to put out plexiglass on it? can i just use calk?


also im planning to sand it down to make it look polished. and not rusted.

ima make a case outta this
    
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Honestly you will need to spend HOURS of sanding that, I will recommend you go down to someone who can sandblast, and get them to sandblast it. It ends up looking 10 times more beautiful than by hand.
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ya that will take AGES!
Get a sandblaster man! good luck though!
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Can't wait to see what you do with it
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just to take off teh rust...(sanding) im too lazy. and i could probably use one of my friends. and plus i got all summer now
    
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You can use silicone sealant to attach the windows, or your can do it with hardware, screws and bolts. I'm preferential to hardware with some nice hex head bolts and washers and nuts, makes the windows easier to assemble/reassemble and clean and replace if needed. You just have to be careful when drilling into plexi if you don't have bits designed for plastics (a really dull drillbit, a drillbit with the sharp cutting edges filed down, or running the drillbit backwards can keep cracks from forming)
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You can use silicone sealant to attach the windows, or your can do it with hardware, screws and bolts. I'm preferential to hardware with some nice hex head bolts and washers and nuts, makes the windows easier to assemble/reassemble and clean and replace if needed. You just have to be careful when drilling into plexi if you don't have bits designed for plastics (a really dull drillbit, a drillbit with the sharp cutting edges filed down, or running the drillbit backwards can keep cracks from forming)
cool thx man. i was thinking about that too

the official song when u see this case will be played.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=wIy-QbxwEO0

ill put a button ther and somehow work it
    
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hmmm anyone know if i could put some 500 grit sandpaper on a 1/4 power sander
    
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yeah you can put whatever grit you want on a 1/4 sheet power sander
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post #10 of 48
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kooo just making sure cause i dont nesscarly kare if it comes out a little uneven. and im making sure so it wont like just die and mess up big time.
    
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