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hey. i've never done a computer mod before so i guess im just asking a simple question. heres my case:

http://images10.newegg.com/NeweggIma...156-180-01.jpg

im planning on doing few mods, but for the most part, you see the Z at the bottom of the front panel, centered? i took that out and i want to know what to use to fill up the space. do i just get bondo, fill the gap, then sand it down later or are there any other kinds of puttys that are inexpensive?

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post #2 of 8
well, bondo's the one i'm aware of...

but they do sell tubes of plastic fillers at hardware stores for less than the bondo (and you don't have a big bucket left over) that should work well.
there's also general filler putty, but it's mostly for walls and the like.
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post #3 of 8
Bondo will work well. It's the best plan. You can buy little tubs of premixed bondo. But personally I think you should plan out a couple mods first and then do them all at once to minimize waste in terms of bondo, sandpaper, and the like...
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post #4 of 8
I think I'd try to epoxy a piece of sheet metal to the back side of the Z, and then apply the bondo.........that way, there's something to anchor the filler.
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post #5 of 8
Also to save on bondo, epoxy a steel mesh behind the open areas to stop it from bubbling out the back.
    
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thanks guys

aside from ordering the stuff online is this stuff available at home depot or lowes or something like that?
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yes, canadian tire also if your in the upper upper hemisphere
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Yeah, you can find it at standard hardware stores.

Just don't cheap out and get a different putty..please..

You may be able to make a "filler" so you don't need to waste as much bondo on the area..but I'd advise against it.
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