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pure CAL-I with a little CAL-O
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I decided to recut the acrylic face to accomodate a tray style DVD...still needs some work..but the drive does fit.

The brown paper is the protective film on the acrylic reservoir

The fan filters are UV reactive...

The side panel depicted above is UV reactive light green.

That's why I think leaving the sie panels black is a good choice...it will make the other colors jump a bit more.








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You need a pink one CD..
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Salmon...the other pink meat. Salmon and Fuschia and Lilac and Mauve...\\

How could I forget Mauve?

And some Crushed Velour upholstery on the top panel...
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It is a work in progress....trust me

Getting the results that look good and feel good and have some durability is not that easy.

ANd touching up is not a walk in the park--but more like starting from the beginning.

There are some great guides to painting on OverClock...SpookedJunglist has one that is prey much definitive and a recent thread on it had some great input from "real" painters.

Until I can get a controlled environment I will be fighting an uphill batle--which is why I am sticking to smaller parts...getting a killer metallic fade on a panel is not nearly as easy as giving a front frame a squirt.

Today it is raining...the porch is jammed with stuff...and with no shop I am sunk...no more inside work.

But I did managed to get three cases started/they have a ways to go for sure.

I assembled the green one to try out some parts and see how it looks...and need to do some MAJOR work on the plumbing to get it all to work out right. But aesthetically I was intrigued...



this is just my opinion, but those fan grills are Uber Ugly!
(I mean the mesh)
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What's uglier is temps rising from lint in the rad...
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What's uglier is temps rising from lint in the rad...
very true.
I'm used to alot of lint, and cat hair. I have 15 cats and 4 dogs (dear god.)
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I have a double coated hound that packs the house with his shedding...If only there were a market for dog hair...

I have not found better filters that these...High Flow yet very fine and pretty much trap most of the schmutza
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I have a double coated hound that packs the house with his shedding...If only there were a market for dog hair...

I have not found better filters that these...High Flow yet very fine and pretty much trap most of the schmutza
they perform fine it seems, but they look too flimsy. lol
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For who ever asked about "cal-i", if I were a betting man, I say it means caliente ("Hot" in spanish)

[edit] or we can urban dictionary it Man, I feel like less of a geek for not knowing that
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