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post #11 of 27
Yup that panel was laser cut by a place 5 mins from me.

I do all the CAD work in Illustrator, export to DWG, e-mail them the design and walk round with the panel and leave it with them.

If you just want a plain rectangle shape then like James said, just use a jigsaw on it and then file it down after and even use wire-wool if you want it really smooth.

To hold the mesh on I used double sided tape although in the past I have used a hot glue gun!
    
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post #12 of 27
Ah, I see what you mean about not mounting the rads to the side panel, makes fiddling and re-tooling the loop quite a pain.
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post #13 of 27
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Originally Posted by marcus000 View Post
Yup that panel was laser cut by a place 5 mins from me.

I do all the CAD work in Illustrator, export to DWG, e-mail them the design and walk round with the panel and leave it with them.

If you just want a plain rectangle shape then like James said, just use a jigsaw on it and then file it down after and even use wire-wool if you want it really smooth.

To hold the mesh on I used double sided tape although in the past I have used a hot glue gun!
What in the world is a jigsaw? I do have a dremel.

And also, what is an L bracket?
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post #14 of 27
Jigsaw:

http://www.powertoolsuk.co.uk/webcat.../75109-275.jpg

You'll need a fine-toothed blade for metal

You could use your Dremel too, get some decent quality metal cutting blades and expect to be a while.

Bracket:

http://www.accufabsolutions.com.au/i...%20bracket.JPG

But with only one hole in each side
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post #15 of 27
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Originally Posted by prosser13 View Post
Jigsaw:

http://www.powertoolsuk.co.uk/webcat.../75109-275.jpg

You'll need a fine-toothed blade for metal

You could use your Dremel too, get some decent quality metal cutting blades and expect to be a while.

Bracket:

http://www.accufabsolutions.com.au/i...%20bracket.JPG

But with only one hole in each side


ok... but I dont understand the bracket. How would my rad go on that.
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post #16 of 27
The horizontal one bolts through the floor.

Use a threaded screw to go through the hole in the vertical part and into the radiator. One on each side will hold it like this:

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post #17 of 27
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how do you screw it in if there gonna be a fan on it though
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post #18 of 27
The screw could go through the fan, through the bracket and into the radiator:

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-| - ---|
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Let's see if you can understand my artwork

Blue = fan
Red = L shaped brackets
Black = Radiator
Light green = bolt

So the bolt goes through the outside of the fan, through the L bracket, and into the threaded hole on the radiator
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post #19 of 27
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Originally Posted by prosser13 View Post
The screw could go through the fan, through the bracket and into the radiator:

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Let's see if you can understand my artwork

Blue = fan
Red = L shaped brackets
Black = Radiator
Light green = bolt

So the bolt goes through the outside of the fan, through the L bracket, and into the threaded hole on the radiator

oh I see
what are these called specifically so I can buy them lol.
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post #20 of 27
Angle brackets, L braces...same thing.
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