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you guys are so lucky
I wish bestbuys in canada had deals like that
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Does anyone else think that this case should have just come with a "sub floor" from the factory? EVERY modded rocket has some variation of one.
    
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Does anyone else think that this case should have just come with a "sub floor" from the factory? EVERY modded rocket has some variation of one.
Yeah, it would save me having to order a custom piece of aluminum but it makes it that much more fun having to mod it .
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Where do I order a custom piece of aluminum?
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Where do I order a custom piece of aluminum?
You don't.

You buy, the aluminum, then make it yourself or get a friend, family member with the proper tools/skills to do it for your.

I mean everybody has an older cousin that 's into metalworking, right?
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post #886 of 1305
I got the aluminum for my mods from eBay. Just do a search for "5052 aluminum" and you should find what you're looking for. I used 0.064" thickness. I got a 10x48" piece out the door for just over $20 including shipping. Pretty good price IMO in comparison to some of the online metal shops. This is awesome if you don't have a good local supplier.

For cutting, I can't stress enough how much easier it is with a jigsaw that has variable speed of some sort and a 24 or 32tpi blade. I found a very nice Black and Decker at Home Depot for under $40. I can dial down the speed on a dial in addition to a variable trigger. Made all the difference in the world.
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I mean everybody has an older cousin that 's into metalworking, right?
or friend
Edited by whe3ls - 7/9/08 at 6:25pm
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i have been thinking out mounting my psu side ways in the bottom of my case. i have been thinking of getting this to mount to the back of my case.
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I have a friend who is working his way to being a certified electrician. You guys should see his shop! It's a 2-car garage built in the late 70s. 2-ton I-beam overhanging complete with chain pulley system, for all your engine/car body removing needs. On top of that, 160-gallon air system (2 tanks), with every air tool imaginable. A parts washer, and all your power tools completed by Dewalt.

I stepped in his shop and I was like, there's no way you can give me some of this for free?
    
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Where do I order a custom piece of aluminum?
Go here you can even have them cut it to exact dimensions for you and surprisingly it's not that expensive. They have many different thicknesses and grades a really great online metal shop . There is also no minimum order you can order what you want.
Edited by hout17 - 7/9/08 at 8:47pm
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