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Originally Posted by Syrillian View Post
Indeed, the cuts look good for what you had on hand.

If you are inclined, you could line the edge of the cut with automobile door trim. Doing so may hamper the mounting of the mesh, but it would leave a clean edge.

If you are having issues keeping the various layers aligned, then perhaps a dollop or 3 of 2-part epoxy would assist... not a lot, and not intended to be load bearing, just enough to keep things aligned until your mechanical fasteners are in place.

Thats an excellent idea! Small amounts of epoxy can do an amazing job, and it hardens like glass, and wouldnt even be noticeable!

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Good point with the epoxy Sir Syr

And I agree, the cuts look great!
Thanks guys, I hope the rest of the project continues on track as well!

Next few days or so wont see much work, I acquired a house and I am moving in this weekend, ill post pics today maybe. The siding needs to be done, but everything else is brand new! Small house, but its a home.

EDIT

I will be using some neoprene C-Channel to line the cut. I bought some off Cyberdruid a while back when it was on sale, was hoping to have been far past this point by now, but it seems between bad weather, butcher doctors, and moving, time is a bit scarce lol.
Edited by superk - 3/26/09 at 7:43am
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Begun work on this again, will post up pics in a day or so
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Ok, so here come the pics... sorry its been a while, life really turned to heck lately.. again. :|

Hoping to have this project COMPLETED in the next few days, its looking good so far

Side panel with window cut-out and painted... only missing the clearcoat.



Front bezel after some sanding to get rid of the hideous painting errors I did..



Rear panel awaiting clearcoat.



Top IO Panel after a minor bondo job to cover up a hole.



The previous pic is already outdated. I have since sanded it down and applied yet another patch-job of bondo (spots here and there) to cover up MISC bubbles and such.

Front bezel 90 percent completed, only missing out on a bondo patch at the top in the rear of the bezel.. something I overlooked



This is the something I overlooked




And finally, an estimation shot of what the computer would look like when completed. Imagine a nice side panel though, and all glossed black outside, flat black inside.




Also, I have to update my parts list for this rig, since its completely out of date as well. I ordered new parts, they should be here Friday/Monday
  • Athlon II X4 620 (versus e8400)
  • 2gb Kingston Ram PC2-6400 (versus the G.Skills)
  • ECS A780GM-A ATX AM2+/AM3 AMD780G SB700

Pic of board



This board will make a nice linux machine. I also plan to SMP fold on it natively in linux and have GPU folding run on the radeon 3200 integrated. Any idea of the PPD I should get out of the cpu? How about GPU? I know the 3200 isnt high end so I dont expect much.
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I thought that board was a DFI 939 for a second .
congrats on the parts-upgrade! I'd forgotten about this case.
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Would it not make more sense to go for a board with more PCI-E slots? Then you could buy some cheap 8800/9800 series and fold on those too. Don't expect much from the cpu and 3200.

I love this build, looks like it wlll come out brilliantly!
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Just to let you know, I created a new thread for this at the link below... this thread is so old that I have to PM a mod every time I update it to have the title changed reflecting the latest dates. Also I re-labellled the new thread as a case rebirth rather than a project since thats what it is. Nearing completion now, I might have the rig running TONIGHT!

http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-heracles.html

Please see future updates and comments in this thread.
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