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post #11 of 23
Looks awesome.

I did a similar paint job on my also. Pics of it here.

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post #12 of 23
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Thanks for the Positive comments guys
It was fun to do. Trying to read up on the electronics so I can wire some lights in there soon

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Thanks for the insiraion..I got an old key that I am thinking about doing this too..I am gonna add blue led's under it..
Let me know when you replace that monitor.. I in need of one...
Sure can do You do know it's a 17" right..

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Looks awesome.

I did a similar paint job on my also. Pics of it here.

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Yeah I saw that one. Your mod was one of the ones that gave me hope for doing it I rep'd you on it, but I thought I commented too
Well, at any rate it looks great! Still holding up?
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post #13 of 23
Nice job

I have basically the same keyboard I might do something with mine now

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post #14 of 23
I've got the same keyboard, I love it. I'm planning on painting with enamel for an entire glossy coating.
    
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Well, after doing my keyboard I was looking at my other hardware and noticed my MyBook was kind of boring.. So..





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post #16 of 23
That's pro! +REP'd! I'd like to see more mods coming from you man, this small mod was awsome.
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That's pro! +REP'd! I'd like to see more mods coming from you man, this small mod was awsome.
Thanks! I'm going to have a "major" mod coming soon. As soon as I make a final decision on the case I'm getting to mod, that is
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post #18 of 23
can you explain what you did? I see a green ring, what is it tho? acrylic tube?
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can you explain what you did? I see a green ring, what is it tho? acrylic tube?

ah, sorry. Forgot to include the explination That green ring is part of the MyBook. The previous version of the current had a green lit ring around the power button, rather than like the new one having a long (blue?) light in the center. I didn't get pictures, as my camera was not here yet Wife...

I didn't even take it apart. All I did was tape the back off with all the holes and the power button with Painter's Tape, cut the edging off. Taped off the "WD" lettering and trimmed off the top of the lettering (keeping the shiny recessed area around it). Sanded it down, primed it with 2 coats, and 3 coats of the same aluminum I used for my keyboard. Then cleared it. and presto
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post #20 of 23
very nice, very nice indeed
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