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in that case I better get down to it lol
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Well I went with Option 5

And this is the start of what it began to look like



again, ignore the rough edges, they will be covered in bondo, or something, eventually. The bezel still has LOADS of work left.

The finished plate, illuminated.



Remember, this is to be my hdd led, so I think it will have a neat effect.

Here is the plate installed into the bezel, secure for temp with hot glue, and wires secured also with hot glue.



BEFORE THE FLAMES START

Yes I noticed its backwards, I chose to put it that way because of how the light reflects off the plate interior. The light shines MUCH brighter on this side, than the other side. Had I have known that, I would have mirrored it to begin with, however after all the work that went into this one, I just want it to be over with and move onto the rest of the bezel

Thats it for this update. Between hospitalization, pending surgery, vehicle breakdowns, and now its my bday today, ive had enough excitement.
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Di...did... you say "hospitalization"?

Considering your last sentence, I would say that you are without question dedicated to this mod.

Hang in there.

Oh... and your comment in my thread concerning your work? Dood... engraving acrylic is really hard to do freehand and to achieve a smooth and uniform surface for the light to shine through is almost impossible. Imho you did just fine.

Forgive me as I am not preaching, but I understand all to well the "just want it done and over with" inclination when doing tedious work. I find that I can trick myself by turning my attention elswhere for awhile, then return re-freshed for another round of tedium. -lol... but it works (maybe I'm just easy to trick).

Also, do you plan to have a frame around the perimeter of the acylic panel, or do you plan to have the edges exposed?

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There will most definitly be a frame. I am not %100 on exactly how I intend to do it yet. Originally my plan was to bondo it over and mold the bondo into a wicked frame, BUT, I am not certain how that will work out, so I will finish the top part of the bezel first, and then come back for the bottom part so I can make it go with the theme.

And yeah, hospitalization :s

I kinda sorta ended up in the hospital for a day last week, turns out that I need to have an organ removed or something. OUTSTANDING! So now im on enough medication to make my pharmacist jealous (or very happy with all the $$$) ugh..

/rant.

On a more positive note, next time in the hospital, ill have my laptop, and dialup by my side at least I wont be BORED lol...
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uhhh... "an organ removed... or something"

...don't you want to know what is going to be yanked outta ya? (no offense)
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yeah, but i was trying not to be all dramatic about it lol. Its bad enough my mother was the nurse at the hospital and OMG was there drama lol... just thinking about it i wanna rofl
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uhhh... "an organ removed... or something"

...don't you want to know what is going to be yanked outta ya? (no offense)
i think he accidentally swallowed this...
    
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I like where this is going.
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thats why I kept dreaming of this

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I like where this is going.
Wait a min, you LIKE going to the hospital?

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