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post #501 of 1083
I really like the engraved plaque idea. Seems one of the only things that will both serve it's purpose and look good in that spot.

Now this might sound crazy, but what about (since this is "Firefight") a firefighters axe? Assuming you can find a miniature one. Something like this -


Just an idea
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post #502 of 1083
that minor jigsaw incident isnt anything a flat file cant fix
I like the axe idea, but I dont think he means "firefight" as in "fire fighting fires", I think he means like a gun battle fire-fight
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post #503 of 1083
yeah that's what I thought CR.
But if you do want a fire-axe, this one would work well:
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hehe
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post #505 of 1083
Still loving every last installment here Euro.

For what its worth (which isn't much) I think you're overly concerned with that drive pillar showing through a window. Wasn't the plan to cover that with the carbon fiber film? I don't think that will be a bad thing showing through the window, it might even be a nice tie in to the front. (Honestly, I can't imagine anything on this case's interior that wouldn't be worthy of display.)

Regardless, you've proven your keen eye for composition and balance throughout this entire log. I'm quite confident whatever you decide on will be awesome.
post #506 of 1083
I agree with warfarin, when I said you should paint it, I meant instead of doing anything drastic (like making multiple windows instead of one large one or something like that).
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post #507 of 1083
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@repo_man, CR and nategr8ns - thanks for comments. I can confirm that 'Firefight' refers to a gun battle and not fighting fires

Thanx to repo I realized that I have not been clear about this all this time

@repo_man - Im happy you like the idea of the engraved 'bar'
As a trial I intend to use nibbling tool to cut out the letters and see if this concept has a chance to work out OK.
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post #508 of 1083
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Originally Posted by Warfarin88 View Post
Still loving every last installment here Euro.

For what its worth (which isn't much) I think you're overly concerned with that drive pillar showing through a window. Wasn't the plan to cover that with the carbon fiber film? I don't think that will be a bad thing showing through the window, it might even be a nice tie in to the front. (Honestly, I can't imagine anything on this case's interior that wouldn't be worthy of display.)

Regardless, you've proven your keen eye for composition and balance throughout this entire log. I'm quite confident whatever you decide on will be awesome.
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I agree with warfarin, when I said you should paint it, I meant instead of doing anything drastic (like making multiple windows instead of one large one or something like that).
Thanks guys.
I am willing to give other suggestions a fair run so I will continue with cutting out windows as intended but will not make the vertical engraved 'bar' until I see the outcome window cutting and then I can decide if I like the alu channel showing through or not
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post #509 of 1083
On the engraved panel - Take a metal punch and hammer it through the metal, this will give you 'bullet-holes' for the Firefight look. I think maybe one at the top and one at the bottom a bit offset from the middle would look awesome. With the lettering inbetween the two holes.

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post #510 of 1083
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On the engraved panel - Take a metal punch and hammer it through the metal, this will give you 'bullet-holes' for the Firefight look. I think maybe one at the top and one at the bottom a bit offset from the middle would look awesome. With the lettering inbetween the two holes.

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that sounds like a cool idea.
I will try it out on my test piece.
thx
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