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lol @ your finger-eating fan! I have one of those myself, hes had a few licks of flesh from my index and thumbs (yes both thumbs)

And well... its a dell mobo one day its gonna wake up and be like "no."
haha... my fan got my middle finger.. so it was more like a caution to piss me off and hah! you can't flick me off either! haha.. its a foxconn g33 mobo... it isn't bad just that i can't do anything with it cause of dell but atleast dell will replace however many times i need it to be replaced. so its all good. ^^
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I find that fine mesh is really nice for fan guards
and pretty cheap, I think a 3ft by 1.5ft or something like that cost me ~$5 at the local hardware store.
i guess but its ok. i don't think i'll be going anywhere near them anymore while it is running.. i just don't want to risk my flesh being bitten off again
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gah! i need to goto home depot! my clamps aren't large enough!! :swearing:
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can I have your current clamps?
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can I have your current clamps?
HAHA! sorry but i'm just going to return the ones i just bought today since i haven't taken off the tags. so its good.
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ladies and gentleman! the side panel is actually finished now!!!!! i'm uploading pics as i type this!
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ladies and gentleman! the side panel is actually finished now!!!!! i'm uploading pics as i type this!
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Day 16

so!!!! like i said in the previous post, the side panel is finally, finally done! i'd say i'm around 90% done with this build. i'm just waiting on a few things then it'll be complete.

so here is the acrylic and the panel smushed together by the clamps and as you can see the tags are still there. haha.. what you see is the pilot holes.

after all the drilling, i counter suck the front to get rid of the burrs and to make it look nice just in case i decide to use something else to hold the panel and acrylic together.

even though i countersunk the holes, i didn't need to cause i am using these hex screw caps to attempt to give it a factory look.

and in the back, it'll be secured by these nuts.

and i just started peeling off the blue tape and protective sheet. look how pretty it is! and thats the reflection of my ceiling.

the back of the panel with acrylic attached and my slightly glove covered hand so i wouldn't leave smudges..

and here is the front! i personally think my camera sucks so you can't see it that well. but it loooks really good, aside from that damn scratch i caused. :swearing:

my god! it somehow got back on to the rig!!! but it looks soo good. i want to hug it and never let go!

i tried taking a close up shot of the screw caps and panel but that apparently didn't work out too well

its a no flash shot but its still not bright enough so you can't see in enough. BUT no worries, i'll have my LEDs tomorrow and i'll be modding some more to add lighting within. then it'll be good!

and a frontal shot of the side panel, again still reflects way too much cause the inside isn't bright enough but that'll be corrected sometime tomorrow.


so stick around yea? i promise, well... i'll try to make it look really really good so i can keep you guys interested in this build.

oh yes, i wanted to ask you guys something. my build got rid of some aesthetic areas because i wanted to be all within the rig. i'm talking that ugly thing sticking out of the back.. yeap.. the psu... should i move that out as an external psu? and add the back with two 80mm intake fans? if i do take out the psu, i'd put it onto something like a stand so it looks aesthetically pleasing. i'd like to hear your comments on it!

* This Worklog post was generated using WorklogCreator - Version: 1.0.0.5
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Edited by nafljhy - 7/24/08 at 8:16pm
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so here is a few pics.
this one is of the new nb fan, you can see that there is a lack of wire wrapped around the heatsink now.


this is my other rig, the dell, i mean dellavostro.
my newly added intake fan


and the cable management i did to it:


i'll show finished pics of it once i get the new mobo. haha..
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man, either your camera needs to go to hell or you need brighter lights in that case... I assume its the first

anyhow looks clean, scratch isnt that bad... if it bugs you, get a repair kit that fixes glass, works wonders on most clear stuff
    
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pictures seem fine, imo its the lack of lighting in the case. Though I personally wouldn't want it to look like the Vegas Strip.
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