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Just 1 thing though, it would look a bit more finished if you put 2 or 3 more *little* bubble-flames in the Top-Right corner, so it really trails from corner to corner.

I say little because then it would really taper off like a flame, in-fact, seeing as it's kinda round at the bottom, you could call it an "Artists Obscure Interpretation" of the OCN flame, and pick up a few more reps along the way!
I agree with you there i will wip up another template today and add another 2 buble-flames. The idea of an abstract OCN flame was the idea of it all along...

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Syrillian Lookin' good Smokie.
Thanks!

-Smokie
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Nice flames!!
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Good work
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I took the advice and am adding two more buble-flames (tiny ones) to the top right corner. The top is still bare and so is the strip of aluminium on the window side towards the front. Any ideas of what to do with this space? It just looks out of place with it bare. Should i just put buble flames there as well or something different. Maybe Al in big letters to represent Aluminium as that is the chemical symbol for it.

Here is a pic of the templates that will add the two extra buble-flames.


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I think i might add another two 120mm fans to the top as exhaust. What do you think? Im not sure if i should also buy a fan grill or use the same mesh as i used on the front...

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I think i might add another two 120mm fans to the top as exhaust. What do you think? Im not sure if i should also buy a fan grill or use the same mesh as i used on the front...

-Smokie
This is (At one point) how I planned to mod my case:


*Note: The 120's are close to the front as I have a top-mounted PSU, but you could be more central. (Yes, they are Green LED's, and yes I currently have all the LED fans shown in this pic.)

I would highly recommend having 2 or 3 120mm Top Exhausts.
They are known as blowholes and work exceptionally well has heat rises, so it's right there to take out. (Like the 200mm in an Antec)
Use these grills though.
Unless you want a fancy grill or mesh, these type of grills offer protection and the least wind resistance. If you don't like chrome you could always just paint them anyway. Either blend them in or let them stand out, your choice.


- James
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Got the other flames done. Now its just a process of doing all the final touches to the side.
-Cleaning up the edges
-Brushing with brissel end of brush
-Polish

If i dont report back in withing the next couple of days you know i have gone insane and either killed myself or someone else





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This is (At one point) how I planned to mod my case:


*Note: The 120's are close to the front as I have a top-mounted PSU, but you could be more central. (Yes, they are Green LED's, and yes I currently have all the LED fans shown in this pic.)

I would highly recommend having 2 or 3 120mm Top Exhausts.
They are known as blowholes and work exceptionally well has heat rises, so it's right there to take out. (Like the 200mm in an Antec)
Use these grills though.
Unless you want a fancy grill or mesh, these type of grills offer protection and the least wind resistance. If you don't like chrome you could always just paint them anyway. Either blend them in or let them stand out, your choice.


- James
Yeah im going to add two 120mm fans on top now as blow holes. Do you still have those 120mm fans around or are they in use?

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