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post #1 of 15
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...again by the case mod bug!

I have got the idea forming in my head now and will be using the system from my PowerMac G5 case mod.

So its time to research and find all the bits and pieces. As always I am going way over my head
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post #2 of 15
Good luck, keep us updated
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post #3 of 15
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Oh I will and plan to do a better job documenting my work than last time. Still formulating the idea of what exactly to do and how.
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post #4 of 15
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Well there might not be anything to update, what I want to do is looking like it will be very very expensive. doh!
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post #5 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by nagal View Post
Well there might not be anything to update, what I want to do is looking like it will be very very expensive. doh!
are you going to tell us your idea to keep us on the edges of our seats until you decide to do it?
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post #6 of 15
i saw an unbelieveable G5 case mod somewhere recently. it blew my mind. hope you know what you're doing before you attempt anything like this. also, you're right about price. check Ebay to see if you can get a used case for less than a small fortune.
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post #7 of 15
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I researched some different materials last night and waiting back on a quote for one of them. So it might be back on but done different. I was looking at using bronze tinted acrylic but the amount I needed was going to run me over $100. What I am looking at now is a lot more reasonable at $50 and will look a lot cooler, IMO. Don't know why I did not think of it before.

Actually, this is going to be a custom case made from scratch so a donor case is not need I never really know what I am doing and that what makes it so fun! I learned a lot from my G5 case mod which is going to help a ton and should make this one a tad easier.

Once I get the quote back if it looks good I hope to start ordering stuff next week and then I will start a build log and actually explain what I am going to do.
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post #8 of 15
waga waga
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post #9 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberDruid View Post
waga waga
waga = Wisconsin Apple Growers Association?
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post #10 of 15
Good luck with the mod
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