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Seriously, when can you adopt me?

I want to learnz the artz of the modderz!!!

Looks great.
    
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Good job so far, I am also in the process of modding my Antec 900. Hopefully I get my watercooling installed soon so I can post some pics.

Are you planning on cutting a hole in the mobo tray and routing the wires through the back. I highly suggest it
You must be visually impaired

I just ran a whole thread on that--and then painted the case...
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Nice job CD. Looks great, What kind of paint are you using?
    
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You are a modding machine, looks good, cannot wait to see the finished product.
    
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i can't say i agree with the hole on the bottom of your case for the PSU fan. other than that, it looks very unique. good job.
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I want one...call in progress
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Nice job CD. Looks great, What kind of paint are you using?
Duplicolor from the auto parts store--Bumper Black on the interior and Metalcast Red on the Face Fram, Top , Fan and PSU.
I ran out of red last night and need to go get some more right now to finish up.

It was hideous the first time as Gnats landed in the PSU paint job and I had to start over


So I opened all the windows and turned on the fans and finished the other paint work inside the house. The fumes really got me rattled let me tell ya...I was all hyped up...

This morning I can see the paint has settled down a bunch and is getting a Ruby-Color that it did not have when fresh.

Metalcast is tricky stuff and you need to really watch how you apply it to avoid runs. If you get a run or other blemish you best just stop and wait for it to harden so you can sand it down and start over--metallics are the hardest to get right.
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post #18 of 33
That's amazing!

maybe there should be a forum that contain only CD's fourms!

That way people can find what they need from you!

Keep up the good work!
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It is called "Vendor Status" check out TankGuys--they have a pre-order's forum just to themselves....Cyber Want!
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i can't say i agree with the hole on the bottom of your case for the PSU fan. other than that, it looks very unique. good job.
Try routing the cables with the fan pointed up and see what you get...
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