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post #11 of 82
Looking good, can't wait to see more!
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post #12 of 82
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Well it took me 3 days to get all of the dents and scratches out of the back side. What I did to accomplish this is just simply paint over it with primer to fill in tiny holes, sand and repeat until i had a perfect paint job. Now its all smooth. Well since thats out of the way, time to make some more cuts before i primer the interior.

I need an opinion: What color should the interior be if the exterior will be black? Black, Blue, or Silver?

Smooth



Making marks for a top window:


Making way for some fans on the back side:
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post #13 of 82
Nice man. I'd say go with black. Keep the case all one color but get LED fans, maybe some UV wire mesh, and some UV lights to really light it up(pun totally intended ).
post #14 of 82
I made mine white on the inside. And I like it. looks really nice.

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post #15 of 82
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Hmm that looks pretty cool. I want to make a contrast of colors so it wont look really dull on the inside except for the leds. I'm prob gonna go with the metallic silver. I bought some more primer and some silver paint. Progress will be halted until i get back from my friends house.
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This looks very interesting. I like the way you started with a cheap case but have big plans for it.
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post #17 of 82
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Well i got some time to cut out a top window, but unfortunately I got plastic cutting disks, so thats the only thing I could cut. I almost completed cutting the back mobo plate but I'm one side shy of a full hole.

Cut out the top window:


Almost Cut


Choices In Paint:
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post #18 of 82
The photos give me a headache... but the mod looks like it's coming along REALLY well. Keep it up.
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lol sorry. I was tired as hell and I just took a quick shoot
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post #20 of 82
Black and silver? Nice choice.
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