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post #21 of 96
Ohhh...Now, I hope you dont put anything on the top of the case though because your only support will be 4 screws

If anything, you can still use 4 screws but, consider drilling and tapping for 1/4-20 brass bolts if you want to make it TRULY STABLE
post #22 of 96
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With some mesh, something like this.



But hopefully with smaller holes.

Do you guys think that'll look ok, with green light comming through it?

Can mesh be bought at a hardware store?

The case shoudln't need anything special to support it...just the top panel, nothing will be on top of it
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post #23 of 96
Yeh, you can get mesh at a hardware store...

But..your sure youll not decide to store your dishes on top of it?...
post #24 of 96
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You dont know me and PC's lol. I keep them so clean I could eat off them, but never would.
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post #25 of 96
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Bump for the day crowd and more ideas.
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post #26 of 96
It will not work unless you find really LONG thumbscrews and drill/tap the holes because..it WILL WOBBLE...
post #27 of 96
Make sure to make it big enough to fit all CPU/ GPU Coolers, lol. You don't want to run into this problem again.
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post #28 of 96
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Yeah I'm looking at probably 2" more...uh...Geekman thinks this is going ot be really instable and i think i kinda agree...how could I make it more stable?
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post #29 of 96
Why.. oh why can't you be in the US? ....insofar as geography and shipping (nothing political there...).

An acrylic extension would be (imho) the best solution; rigid and self-supporting. Additionally if done well enough one would never know that it was not stock, or part of the original design....

Acrylic "tabs" (unobtrusive at 1"- 2 per side, all 4 sides) extending down beyond beyond the lower edge would keep the cover square and in place.

That in conjuction with the threaded rod we discussed earlier would be custom and clean.

I realise that in a perfect world you would have a plastic shop next door, a hardware store accross the street, a workshop in the basement, ....and a decent restaurant that delivered.

GeekMan speaks the truth.

...sorry.

Hmmm.... What are the dimensions of the case cover, what gauge is the acrylic?
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post #30 of 96
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Yeah I'm looking at probably 2" more...uh...Geekman thinks this is going ot be really instable and i think i kinda agree...how could I make it more stable?
Unstable? The roof? Use an L-Bracket and some Screws.

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