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post #31 of 82
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now on to part 2. I completed the top window mod with m,inor non showing erroprs including cracks near some drill holews. This is only because i onlly put vice grips on one side of the case Also there are some pics of the fan grill i painted:


Hand Protection.


2nd piece cut.


Good thing this dosent show


Pretty much no space between the psu and the plexi, also one of the screws needs to be shortened.


Fan grill in action.
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post #32 of 82
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Sorry about triple posting, but i want to break the posts up for people with slower internet. Well here goes part 3: drive bays. Im going to pitch the idea of making em with mesh and go with plexi. Heres the concept:



More on this later!

Edit: I have been modding for the past 12 hours. My entire right hand is going numb, and my mp4 is recharging so no photos in the next hour or so. Im off to fight hunger... my own hunger that is

Edit #2: I got the mp4 charged enough to snap some pics:


kekeke... my giant evil plans.


Drive bay plexi cut out.
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Wow looking nice, can't wait for the finished product.
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post #34 of 82
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Ok now im drilling some holes so i can start painting:


Back side finished.


Front Panel Plexi Installed



Put it all back togeter and lit up some fans. Damn thats sexy
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post #35 of 82
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I painted the innarads of the case and the back side:



That black looks so awesome in person. Too bad this is onl ya 1mp camera
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keep us posted
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post #37 of 82
I like the window on top...
Great job so far
post #38 of 82
cut that cases fan-grill out. you can get way more airflow with it wide open. air pressure is all funky with em.....
check my casemod log....... HUGE difference. you are good, so you can probably make it look good
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post #39 of 82
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lol i did cut out the fan grill. The hex mesh fan grill is the new grill. The previous one allowed around 10% airflow

Also finished cutting the fan hole on the drive bay plexi:


Didnt get to paint because i slept till 5 and it was raining all day. I might change the interior color to black if this silver keeps picking up all the minute marks on the case :/
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post #40 of 82
Nice fab work, dude! Keep it up.
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