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post #11 of 24
paint it non-white
    
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post #12 of 24
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Yes, of course.
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post #13 of 24
to cut a window, use a jigsaw.

To paint it...just plain old Krylon is really good for that...
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post #14 of 24
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Cool thanks.

So do you think I can turn this case into something cool?
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post #15 of 24
I think it has potential. If I were you, I would go with a top-side exhaust (120mm or 92mm), front 120mm intake, side panel window, and then top it off with a high-gloss paint (any color you'd like).

Krylon is okay for cheap painting, but if you want a high-gloss try out Dupli-Color automotive paint. You should be able to get it at Auto Zone or a store like that. It's pretty expensive though, I think like $5 a can, but you don't need much.
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post #16 of 24
Let me show you something:

Before: (near same case as you)



After:






Warning! Folding in Process!

Thats what I did.

Painted the inside white and put in a blue cathode, outside black.

Just krylon spray paint and I got the window from Home depot and cut it.

Its a LOT easier than you think it'll be.

Cheers and happy modding!
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post #17 of 24
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What kind of dremel do i need?

How much is a dremel?

what attatchment(s) do i need??
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post #18 of 24
the more power on the dremel the better. i forget, but i believe you have to cut the panel the way the blade is spinning for a smoother cut. (not sure or vice versa) the dremel i have is a 10.2v i think. i got it for $40 with the tool kit new off ebay.
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post #19 of 24
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What kind of blade do I need though?
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post #20 of 24
If you get the dremel, don't use the spiral saws to cut the sheet metal. Buy a pack or two of the little grinding wheels. Those babies will cut through a computer case like a hot knife through butta.

The flex-shaft extension is also a must-buy. It lets you do more detailed work/better control with its flexible driveshaft. It's like holding a pencil. So sweet. Oh, flexi-shaft, how I sing thy praises!
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