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post #21 of 30
Don't listen to anyone that says holesaws are bad.

1st of all, I am not a modder. With dremel and Jigsaw, it took me 20 minutes to cut my 1st 120mm fan hole. It comes out ok, but not very clean.


Then I went that bought that 30 dollar hole saw at home depot, and seriously..it took 5 minutes to tape and measure, and about 30 seconds to actually cut a hole.

It came out sooo clean, very very easy to do.
But do make sure to drill a pilot hole first.

Trust me, if you don't have that much experience like me, then holesaw is the way to go.
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post #22 of 30
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I'll probably end up spending ~100 on modding lol.

Hmm, I might try using a sabre saw on a spare piece of metal and see how it works. Might consider buying a hole saw if it's too hard to make nice holes.
    
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post #23 of 30
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Originally Posted by ShawnMcGrail View Post
Hole saws sucks balls, unless your using one with a high speed drill in a press, they are HORRIBLE.

Dremel rip offs come with like 100 different bits and cost like $20, I bought mine for $15 during a sale.
I've cut 30+ holes with my 114mm hole saw using a hand drill... works fine for me!
    
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Oh BTW, for 120mm, I should get 4.5in right?
    
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post #25 of 30
yep
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post #26 of 30
Sorry to butt in but I didn't want to start a new thread with my question. What type of hole saw should you buy to cut acrylic? Bimetal?
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post #27 of 30
no.
I know they have drill bits and circular saw blades for plastics, even dremel cutting disks too, but I havent seen a plastics holesaw - I am not saying it doesnt exist, just saying dont use bi-metal
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post #28 of 30
bimetal works fine for both metal and acrylic. just make sure u go slow or ull melt the acrylic. also. its good to have a "template" hole clamped around the hole saw so the hole saw doesnt go out of place while u are drilling. perfect hole every time
 
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damn when i read the post i was thinking halo have a saw(movie) mod @@
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Quote:
halo have a saw(movie) mod @@
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