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(Completed Project) Case mod for girlfriend :)

post #1 of 13
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I decided about a year ago I'd do my first ever case mod. Now, I didn't know if I wanted to spend money on a case just to mod it since I already had mine. So, long story short my girlfriend needed a computer and I modded a case for her and built her a computer. Check it out and keep in mind I'd never done this before D:

Starting case, no mods yet: http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/8...0900414ro4.jpg

Completed disc drive painting: http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/4439/dsc00503qv0.jpg

The two side panels sanded down and ready for cutting/primer:
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/9599/dsc00509pt0.jpg

Side panel now cut:
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/277/dsc00516gm1.jpg

Side panel not cut painted:
http://img87.imageshack.us/img87/9499/dsc00517yk8.jpg

Cut side panel painted, mesh put in window, and edged the window:
http://img503.imageshack.us/img503/1920/dsc00525ok8.jpg

Getting closer to completion... waiting for things to dry, etc:
http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/8579/dsc00524qx5.jpg

Completed and case assembled:
http://img118.imageshack.us/img118/3748/dsc00526wi4.jpg

At the moment I cant find any pictures of her computer on my HDD with it built and on (odd..:<) so I'll be posting some pictures soon with her computer fully built and on (it's been that way for a year now )
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post #2 of 13
so that window is mesh not acrylic? Thats really cool.
Nice job! What did you do to paint it? Sand/paint removal/type of paint?
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post #3 of 13
Looks nice! you planning to light it from the inside?
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post #4 of 13
Thread Starter 
Yep, the window is mesh and not acrylic.

I sanded it down till I felt it was good enough to prime. Then I primed it, and painted.

Thanks for the feedback, and yeah it's lit up from the inside now with red cathodes. I gave her a choice and thats what she wanted. I even offered to give her pink or red water cooling but she said she wouldn't wanna deal with it
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post #5 of 13
Awww.... thats cute!!
post #6 of 13
LOL. That's awesome.

Ridiculous, but awesome none the less.
post #7 of 13
You better get laid for doing this. lol
Great job
post #8 of 13
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lol thanks guys and of course I get ehrm, privileges XP I would hope so after 3+ years

Hopefully I'll get those pics up soon of it on and running.
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post #9 of 13
Nice legs.
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post #10 of 13
cool dude

good luck ^_^
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