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Well all of the sites I've found sell smaller windows and I want a huge one for my new Rocketfish case...so can anyone recommend a site where I can find big acrylic sheets. Also what thickness do you recommend.
    
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If you call some Glass shops in your area, you'll have no problem finding some!
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Originally Posted by CatDog View Post
If you call some Glass shops in your area, you'll have no problem finding some!
McMaster Carr
is great for High quality acrylic- Cheap- (Linked guide says "don't get from local Hardware shop")

From their Main Page navigate:

Raw Materials (Bottom right section )
----> Plastics ---> Sheets, Bars, Strips, and Cubes ---> Material = Acrylic --->
Cast Acrylic ---> Your selection;

You probably want Clear not Opaque;
I like my Clear with Fluorescent Blue Tint (UV reactive);
I used 0.118" thickness which is great for windows.
I got 12" x 24" so I have enough left over to do a custom front window to show off my Raptor X.
Part #85635K473
It was only like $14 shipped and got to me the next afternoon.

Read through this Case-mod section for some acrylic guidelines (CyberDruid's are ace & inspirational) (Yours are too Syrillian);
Here's a nice little Modders Guide to Acrylic Linky (Rep+ to dr4gon for posting that one)
and there's even a step-by-step from mnpctech

+ my own little contributions:

UV Blue Acrylic from McMaster
&
Dremel buying and use tips/links
Good luck
Don't forget the before, modding and modded Pictures
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How big of a sheet are you looking for? I have some laying around I'll sell you cheap
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Home depot has sheets of it, big sheets too.
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Yup. Home Depot had them like lanman said. I found them near the rear of the store between the lumber and storm door areas.
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post #8 of 8
Any sign shop should have them as well. that's where I got mine. Usually they have scrap laying around they sell for really cheap.
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