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I wanted to mod my 690 but i really donta have many tools like a dremml. Are tehre any easy modds that i could probably do without many tools. If not i was thinking of just painting it. I will probabbly just paint it with some spray cans and some tape. Any ideas on hopw to paint it
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you can use a wire cutter to cut the honeycomb mesh out from the front and top panel.

get some sand paper like 300 - 600 grit.. sand the areas you are going to paint. do a few thin layers of primer. sand using 1000+ grit sandpaper. then do few thin layers of paint until completely covered. have paint set and dry between layers.
 
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post #3 of 6
If you have a jigsaw you could possibly cut out a side window.

Painting is easy. Like Iandroo said, roughly sand what areas you can reach, prime, sand the primer and them light coats of color paint until it's even.
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Yeah i want to mod my 690 as well. One thing you could do is paint those chrome accents. I remember seeing an nvidia version of the case where it had the chrome parts painted green and the front fan changed to a green one
    
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ANyone have any links to pics of the things i could do to my 690
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post #6 of 6
Check out the cm690 club thread
125 pages of idea's
One easy mod is to trim the sides of a drive bay cover to fit on your dvd drive. use double sided tape to stick it to the drive door to hide your drive. it is flexible enough to be able to still push the eject button
    
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