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post #81 of 165
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Hey no problem McStuff.

Tomorrow I will be assembling the monitor and PSU.
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post #82 of 165
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I have decided I am going to make some fan grills for the top and do away with the chrome edge molding. I will use what is essentially the hole cut outs from the front fan bezel. So they will be red.

I am having fun trying to find the appropriate screws for the monitor panel. I have some brass inserts that would be melted into a hole in the lexan but they have a weird thread size so I will take one down to the hobby shop at lunch tomorrow and see what I can find.
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Ace Hardware is your friend!
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post #84 of 165
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Sorry no ace hardware here but the RC/hobby store sells little screws and such here. I am looking for a 3/4" long countersunk allen head screw, unknown thread. Probably metric. This one is just to big.
I hope I can find something because I really want o use these inserts in the Lexan instead of nuts. It will look much better.
Edited by ice_owl - 7/9/08 at 10:33pm
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post #85 of 165
Indeed they do look much cleaner than nuts, even the black-oxide variety.

Check McMaster-Carr they have several varieties (tap-in, screw-in, flanged, flush...)

it's great.
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post #86 of 165
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Found some that will work and that is all that matters at this point. They polish up real nice.

They look good.

A little long but that will be rectified soon. The inserts I took out of the lappy shell went in with a little tap and hold fine.



I see you.
Edited by ice_owl - 7/10/08 at 6:46pm
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post #87 of 165
That'll work

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post #88 of 165
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Now to clean up those lexan edges.
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post #89 of 165
now to clean up those wiskers...
LOL just kidding

looks good! (the fittings+screw things, not the facial hair ) Can't wait to see this thing start to get pieced together a little bit more, I love it so far
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post #90 of 165
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Originally Posted by nategr8ns View Post
now to clean up those wiskers...
LOL just kidding

looks good! (the fittings+screw things, not the facial hair ) Can't wait to see this thing start to get pieced together a little bit more, I love it so far
Ha yeah yeah.

Me too nate, I hate piddling around with all this little stuff. I am working on the lexan fan grills for the top and have decided to use the Chrome domes I was going to use on Liquid Ice since I have come up with one better for that build.
Will have pics of my pattern for the lexan up later.
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