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post #1 of 30
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I looked at Home Depot, and found that 4-4 1/2 inch hole saws were ~30USD+. Does anyone know a cheaper place to get them? I'm looking to cut holes for 120mm fans.
Thanks for the help.
    
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Ebay, Craigslist??........Modding ain't cheap.
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Mark out the inside are of the fan supports so you have room to mount the fan, then cut it with a dremel tool. No additional stuff needed, just a dremel and blades, same dremel I used to cut a solid 1/2 hardened steel rod was the same dremel (and same type of bits) I used to cut my cases.

Cheapest and easiest way I can think of, sorry if I don't know about the saw blades.

Actually, have you checked Ebay? They tend to have good deals.
    
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mc master carr if you can wait,im close to them 1 day shipping,with arbor bi-metal 41/2 25.00 shipped.
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Maybe I could use a sabre saw to cut out the hole...
And I don't have a dremel... So yeah that doesn't work.
What I do have is one of those stationary drills, and a sabre saw.
And some hand drills.
    
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Originally Posted by xHassassin View Post

Maybe I could use a sabre saw to cut out the hole...
And I don't have a dremel... So yeah that doesn't work.
What I do have is one of those stationary drills, and a sabre saw.
And some hand drills.
yes that works,get rite blade tho.
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What do you mean right blade?
    
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post #8 of 30
well.. considering how many times u can use a hole saw.. the price is worth it if you are a long term modder. i just went to lowes and bought myself a 4 1/2" hole saw for $35 bux.

ebay have good deals once in a while. if u have the patience and time to keep checking it. i have checked it for a while but it either only has smaller sizes or goes from 4" to 5".

might get lucky on craigslist. got lucky and got a big piece of tinted acrylic for hecka cheap =P

good luck to you!
 
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post #9 of 30
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What do you mean right blade?
theres metal/wood,get the fine tpi.
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post #10 of 30
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Eh, I'll try using a sabre saw on scrap metal, and see if it works.
I seriously need to get a paypal... Can't buy anything off of Ebay.
Also, what would be considered "fine" tpi?
    
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