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I have just finished prepping my case to spray on the crystal clear acrilic and it started spitting rain so i will have to put that off to a bit later now until it fines up. I have done a tiny bit more though. Dilled the holes for the switches to go into. Drill bit used was a 13/64.



-Smokie
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nice
I love the sink faucette as a solder rest
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Ha ha thanks. I actually used that for my senior graphics assignment. Had to moddle it and render it with all the internal parts as well. So sectional views and explosion shots. I got all 5's which is equivelent to an A . My final result for that subject was a VHA4.

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awesome
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Nice but I think you will have to solder then resolder the push switches when installing them.
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Nice but I think you will have to solder then resolder the push switches when installing them.
Nope. It might look like it is wider where the solder is but that is just insulation tape and can be easily pushed though the hole. I can see any problem with me installing these switches. Just remove the nut, slide them through than do the nut back up... I seriously hope there isnt a problem though cus i am sick of soldering lol.

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Nope. It might look like it is wider where the solder is but that is just insulation tape and can be easily pushed though the hole. I can see any problem with me installing these switches. Just remove the nut, slide them through than do the nut back up... I seriously hope there isnt a problem though cus i am sick of soldering lol.

-Smokie
LOL, I know what you mean! I have 3 PS's and at least 4 mice i need to solder that i'm to lazy to get too!

Hope I'm wrong.
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Its been a while. But i have some progress to report! Today i did some sanding and got the final side done. Havt got pics of that yet but will have them tommorrow when the pannel is all done. Today my correct handles finally came in aswell as the vinyl film. The handles are just so good. I cant get over how sexy they look!





Here is the vinyl film. I ordered twice as much as i needed. I didnt think i would have been able to fit it all onto the one sheet.



First step was to trace out the original design.





Next step was to transfer the design onto the vinyl film.



One down, 15 to go.



Finally all 16 are cut out.



Tomorrow the vinyl will be going over the old design. Also i will have the pics up of the pannel all finished. I will also get the handles attached and hopefully get the cleare acrylic coat in as well. After that all that is left is to put my old parts back in there.

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Outstanding work, Smokie.

Simply outstanding.

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