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post #1 of 14
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After wanting one for ages, yesterday i went out and finally bought myself a Dremmel tool with all the bits to go with it.

I LOVE IT SO MUCH, Haven't been able to put it down...
Have been able to do all those little mods to my CoolerMaster 533 Ammo that i have been wanting to do for ages.
So far -
Mounted a 120mm Fan in top of the case under the big vent which had no fan fixings originally.
Drilled and then cut out several cable management holes in the fixed mobo tray and backplate to tidy up my messy cables - Now looks awesomely tidy, and can hardly see any cabling.
Built two custom frames out of thin strips of alumilium and mounted one with 2 50mm fans infront and one behind the two Raptors i have fixed in the 3 1/2 inch bays that are normally used for floppy drive etc and then Custom fitted modding mesh and mounted 3 blue leds behind it in place of the plastic 3 1/2 Blanking plate used in the empty floppy bay to allow air flow for new HD cooler. It all matches the Mesh fan covers below that the main 3 HD's sit behind their 120mm fan.

I need more things to do....
Might have a think and move the PSU from the top to the bottom of the case..???
Will have to think though, have never modded a case before but after doing these little things the last two days i have the bug...
Will get some photos up in a bit, but i only have a crappy cell phone cam so they wont be great.
Any ideas will be awesome.
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post #2 of 14
Welcome to modding madness!

...nothing will ever be safe from you again
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post #3 of 14
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Some pretty poor quality pics of my little mods, they are nothing big but im proud as its my first go at cutting bits out of and drilling holes in my case.

Attachment 68344 - Front of custom HD cooler (with front off case)

Attachment 68345 - New Custom mounted exhaust 120mm Fan in top of case

Attachment 68346 - Custom Floppy bay with modding mesh over 3x LED's and 2x 50mm Fans

Attachment 68347 - Cables are now much tidier after cutting out several management holes and running main cables through, am going to take mobo out again and run some more cables behind it and move that power cable running the bottom 3 sata's

Attachment 68348 - All these cables running to my bottom two Raptors and my 320GB SataII were all over the place, but are now much tidier as i have run them all behind the drive bays and backplate of the case with the aid of the new management holes.


Need some more ideas though, How would i go about moving the PSU from top to bottom? Any one done it on an CM Ammo or similar before?





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post #4 of 14
I've been looking to buy one too but theres so many varieties I have no idea what to buy at all, or where to buy them from, or what brand to buy. So confusing.
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post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by cs_maan View Post
I've been looking to buy one too but theres so many varieties I have no idea what to buy at all, or where to buy them from, or what brand to buy. So confusing.
Dremel IS the brand. Sears.com has em.
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post #6 of 14
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Yeah i looked at some of the cheaper ones but nearly every one i asked said that its always worth sticking with Dremmel even though they cost more. It is a real pleasure to use and very comfortable and user friendly if you haven't really used one before like me.
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by serialtoon View Post
Dremel IS the brand. Sears.com has em.
So if I haven't used any power tools in general before (), I should get that one? Or would you recommend another one? That one is pretty expensive :S
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post #8 of 14
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Mine was a bit cheaper but is not cordless though, but i also live in the UK so prices are prob different.
Def go with A dremmel though, no doubt.
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by cs_maan View Post
I've been looking to buy one too but theres so many varieties I have no idea what to buy at all, or where to buy them from, or what brand to buy. So confusing.
http://www.overclock.net/case-mods-g...-kit-some.html
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post #10 of 14
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That was very confusing, I don't know what I need and don't But it certainly gives a lot of info..
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