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[Project] BLITZ [CM690] (Updated 7/25)

post #1 of 49
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Unfortunately, I have no work log pictures (of the painting etc..), but this is still a work in progress

To do list:
  • Red LED fan for Tuniq Tower [complete]
  • Custom window side panel [complete]
  • Velociraptor [complete]
  • Cable Management [complete]
  • Another 8800GT for SLI [complete]













The Side Panel Window (Updated 5/26)


Tools:


Workbench:


Assistant:


Part 1: Taping & Drawing

Painters tape + outline drawn with right angled ruler


Compass, right-angled ruler, and pencil get the job done


Close-up


Part 2: Cutting

Test run with 2" holesaw = fail


Decided to scrap the holesaw idea, went with jigsaw all the way around. Result:


Screwdriver got me


Post-file/sand


Sneak peak:


Part 3: Attaching the window Update! 5/26

Tools: Double sided masking tape (thin), utility knife, piece o' cardboard.


Applying the tape


Close-up


Acrylic down


Flipped


And there it is

Edited by Microsis - 11/24/08 at 9:21pm
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post #2 of 49
i like the red stripes a lot
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post #3 of 49
Me too, can´t wait to see the custom window side panel.
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custom window side panel in progress... Gonna call a few laser cutting places tomorrow to get some quotes!
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post #5 of 49
Looks amazing. Love the red LED fan in the drive bays

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Lookin pretty sweet.

To do list:
* Cable management
 
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post #7 of 49
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Quote:
Originally Posted by onlycodered View Post
Lookin pretty sweet.

To do list:
* Cable management
thank you. added.

Just spent $60 at Home Depot on tools. Drilling/cutting begins tomorrow! (hopefully)
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post #8 of 49
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Update with pics! Check OP.

BTW. Does anyone know if/how i can fix the scratches on the side panel to the right of the hold?
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post #9 of 49
you could just re paint the pannel
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post #10 of 49
Yeah, and there's some other compounds for filling in scratches, which don't work as great as simply repainting it.
    
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