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[Project] "The Dark Spider"

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I know this is not the first and won't be the last Rocketfish mod on this forum, but this one is mine...

Starting with a parts list of items used in this mod:

Rocketfish case ( $52 Best Buy)
Sheet of 3/32" plexiglass ( $6 Lowes)
Wire mesh desk organizer ( $10 wal-mart)
4- 6 oz. Vulcanized rubber Hockey Pucks ( $1.99 ea playit again sports)
asst. of 1/4" screws, nuts and flat washers ( $2 Lowes)
A.C. Ryan 360 Radgrill ( $25 Performance PC)
U-Channel for the holes ( $2.99 MNPCTECH)

List of computer parts that will be installed in the case:

AMD Phenom 9850 BE
Asus M3A32-MVP MB
3-Visiontek HD3870 video cards
4 gigs of Crucial Balistix Tracers PC2-8500
WD 640 gig AAKS HDD
700 watt PSU

Water Cooling Gear:

Swiftech MCP355 & MCP350 pumps both w/Petra's tops
Black Ice Extreme 240 & 360 Radiators
D-Tek Fuzion V1 CPU Block
3- Swiftech MCW60 GPU Blocks
5- 141 CFM High Speed Delta Fans
Sunbeam fan controller




With Plixi and vent hole w/wire mesh (waiting on the U-Channel from MNPCTECH)


Vent Hole on MB side of case w/wire mesh


Hockey Pucks (I know most of you can figure out what I'm using these for eh!)


Power tool of choice for making great holes..






Yep they make great feet for a case....Talk about a solid stance..Needed space under the case since the 240 rad. will be sucking outsdie air in.







Well thats all I have done for now... Will keep updating till its complete..

I went right at getting that top radiator hole cut. My tool of choice was a dremel with a cut off wheel.















Edited by By-Tor - 7/5/08 at 8:27pm
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post #2 of 82
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Cut the bottom hole for the BIX 240 radiator.








The case mod is almost complete now. I just installed the U-Channel I ordered from MNPCTECH (Thanks Bill) and man this stuff is great to work with..

These pic's show the window and mesh screens installed.







I decided to paint the inside of the fish with semi-gloss black spray bomb.








Edited by By-Tor - 7/2/08 at 7:05pm
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post #3 of 82
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Up and running...


Well here she is...

I'm not real happy with the route of the tubing, but have a order from Jab-Tech due in any day and may change it up.
Ok I changed my loop around and this seems to work much better. I used alot of the space in this huge case to run tubing as you can see.

These are so sexy I had to post a pic. of all 3 together ...



















My new 24" monitor with my setup..


Edited by By-Tor - 7/12/08 at 12:07pm
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post #4 of 82
Wow...I actually probably wouldn't have thought of hockey pucks for case feet. Good work!
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Very nice. I'll be watching I wish I had the creativity to do this.
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Very nice. I'll be watching I wish I had the creativity to do this.

If this old man can do this anyone can...

Thanks
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i like it so far....i like the windows and mesh , you did a good job how did you get the corners so round .. with a hole saw and a dremel is what i would think..or you could just be really good with a jigsaw.....+rep
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i like it so far....i like the windows and mesh , you did a good job how did you get the corners so round .. with a hole saw and a dremel is what i would think..or you could just be really good with a jigsaw.....+rep

All the case cutting was done with a Jigsaw and a 24 TPI metal blade
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post #9 of 82
very creative.
nice use of the hocky pucks
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noooooo what have you done to those pucks!
    
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