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post #811 of 19729
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Be sure an know that most 80mm fans won't fit between the mobo tray and the side panel. I think the width has to be 15mm or less. You can buy 80x15mm fans...just make sure you get that one though.

That fan should be set up as exhaust.

brad
Thanks, I realized that at the last minute and ordered an 80mm x 15mm fan.

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post #812 of 19729
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Originally Posted by agentbobo View Post
Hey everyone
This is my first post. I would like to join this awesome group of people that share the love of the CM 690. I haven't modded my case yet but I plan to. I will post pics soon as I take them.

Question, those of you that painted the inside of the case, did you primer first and then paint? I'm going to paint the inside of mine black glossy or flat.
And I also understand that in order to paint the outside it is recommended to sand off the old paint before painting, has anyone painted the outside without sanding off the old stuff? Thanks in advance.
Hi! its better to primer the case first before painting so your paint wont chip easily. you might wanna check out some self-etching primer at your local auto store. dupli color paints is a good choice coz the nozzles wont give your fingers fatigue.
If your gonna paint try looking at dupli-color engine paints. It easy to use and it has 3 different blacks glossy,semi gloss,flat
You dont need to sand the outside just prime it and your good to go.

post back if you need more help
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post #813 of 19729
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at all costs... dont buy that spraypaint "gun" attachment thing.. saw on an worklog here before and oh man was that a distaster! gave the person a lot of trouble. had to sand it down and redo it over again!
 
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post #814 of 19729
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at all costs... dont buy that spraypaint "gun" attachment thing.. saw on an worklog here before and oh man was that a distaster! gave the person a lot of trouble. had to sand it down and redo it over again!
yeah i saw that too! the paint was all over the place.
like i said the dupli color paints are very easy to use.
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post #815 of 19729
Sweet, thanks for all the helpful advice. So I will prime and paint. Won't get to it till this weekend tho, until then I have time to think about colors and maybe some vinyl graphic action. I will keep you updated on the progress.
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post #816 of 19729
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i may do a double case work log in the next month. wont be a cm 690 (since there hasnt any on sale) will be on a rocketfish full tower and a aspire x-cruiser mid tower. not sure what to do yet tho
 
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post #817 of 19729
Update ...I finished putting it back together after painting and everything and well ...here it is.
Thanks fto everyone for the tutorials and ideas!





I have a Window built for the side that just shows from the end of the hard drive cage on, but it's still being painted!
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post #818 of 19729
That looks nice!
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post #819 of 19729
BTW, I can't recall if it's already been said in this thread or not but the Corsair PSU is a good choice because of the long power cable. My PSU's cable is so short it won't fit from the bottom of the case all the way up to the 8pin attachment so I'm going to have to buy an extension in order to run it behind the mobo tray.

Keep that in mind when looking at PSUs. Either get one with long cables or just go ahead and buy an 8pin extension cable when you buy your PSU.

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post #820 of 19729
Beautiful! How did you do it? It looks so clean and good!
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