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post #11 of 645
im liking those.. uhm bricks on the top there

just kidding, eager to see how it goes
    
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Holy crap this looks like it's going to be fun.

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FWIW, get some scrap cardboard and cut it into 12"x12" squares. You can use those as disposable bondo boards. You'll need a clean surface to mix on all the time.
I use sheets of printer paper
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FWIW, get some scrap cardboard and cut it into 12"x12" squares. You can use those as disposable bondo boards. You'll need a clean surface to mix on all the time.
Saddly I do not have any cardboard around, but you are definitely rite.

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looks good so far! im gonna have to keep checking back!!!
Thanks

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im liking those.. uhm bricks on the top there

just kidding, eager to see how it goes
Yep those bricks make it look so cool.


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Holy crap this looks like it's going to be fun.


I use sheets of printer paper
Hmm that could work, I have paper!


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**Update!!


Yes, MORE BRICKS (this time in the front)!!



Bondo Glue again... The ones on the top dried and they are strong enough for me to pick up the whole case just buy holding on to the bricks!



Finished, my case mod is done you guys like it? lol jk, Now I just have to wait for the front to dry...




Will I put more bricks on the case?? What will I do next???... Wait and see ... More coming very soon.
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**Update

Man the heat is killin me, its freakin 92*F rite now. I got some more stuff done though, check it out.


Started sanding the foam down a bit.



I poked some holes in the center of were the fans will be as a guide, then I used a cup about the same size as a 120mm fan, to make the circles.



Dremel with a etching bit.



Made the hole a little bigger with the dremel.



Yes, that is a tiny piece of 60gritt sand paper.



Starting to make the impressions.




Guitar string...



There we go!



Just a tiny bit bigger...




...More coming soon.....


*Addition 3/22/08 9:45pm pst*

For people who would like to know what I have used to cut and shape the foam I will list them.
Small Squares of 60Grit sandpaper (this stuff works great, never clogs and never were out when shaping foam)

Large Sheet of 60 Grit sandpaper (I taped a full size sheet of 60Grit sandpaper to a piece of thick acrylic I had. The acrylic is very rigid and perfectly flat, this combo is great for large areas which need to be the same height)

Large Kitchen Knife (this is a very useful tool, it is great for cutting the foam into all kinds of shapes and sizes)

Exact-o Knife (very useful for cutting off small pieces of foam or for small detail work)

Large Plastic Blue Cup ( I found a cup that was just smaller than a 120mm fan, I pushed the cup into the foam were I needed 120mm fan holes. It cuts pretty well into the foam)
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*Quick update


I finished the three top holes.

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That is a pretty slick idea, like wind tunnels for super turbines, subb'd
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Man the heat is killin me, its freakin 92*F rite now.
Ah yes its friggin hot as hell in Socal, lucky I got the AC going .
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Oh man, I feel your pain!!! I used that stuff for a school project for my son. Little green stuff everywhere :S

It doesn't take spraypaint well just so you know ... I wanted to keep the texture for his project so it took about 3 coats before it started to take color that looked like I wanted it to.

Good Luck with it! subbed
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That is a pretty slick idea, like wind tunnels for super turbines, subb'd
Thanks, I can't really take any credit for the idea itself tho. That credit would go to repo_man.

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Ah yes its friggin hot as hell in Socal, lucky I got the AC going .
I ended up getting a box fan, so now its blowing on me which is nice, but it is stirring up all the foam dust everywhere which is a bit annoying.


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Oh man, I feel your pain!!! I used that stuff for a school project for my son. Little green stuff everywhere :S

It doesn't take spraypaint well just so you know ... I wanted to keep the texture for his project so it took about 3 coats before it started to take color that looked like I wanted it to.

Good Luck with it! subbed

Yeah I hate this stuff, It works great but it gets everywere! Luckily I am not painting on it directly, its going to get a nice coat of Bondo first.
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**Update

Big knives make cutting little sections of foam easy.








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