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Hey, I am going to be doing my first ever case mods to this 345 dollar case (eek) and i was wondering what type of tools i should use to cut a hole in my side panel to make room for a Clear Window.
    
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Dremel & Tin Snips. When your cutting, if you mark out your lines on painters tape and cut with the tape still on, you'll get slightly cleaner cuts.

EDIT: Use tin snips if you want a really ghetto hole.
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I would second a dremel and would recommend the XPR 400 with a rotary cut off wheel (black discs). Those discs last forever. Like Joe said, cut on top of the tape for a cleaner cut. Don't forget to file the edges if you have any scraps! Good luck!
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Oh and the tape also helps the paint from chipping.
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