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Final Pictures


































Updates
Day 1-Prep work.
Day 1.5-Waiting for things to get started.
Day 2-Slow goings.
Day 2.5-L2Cut.
Day 3-Things start to pick up.
Day 3.5-Paint practice and a long session of filing.
Day 4-God i hate Filing.
Day 4.5-Good news.
Day 5-Layin wires.
Day 5.5-Switch panel.
Day 6-Finishing the front panel.
Day 6.5-Tasty green paint.
Day 7-Lapping.
Day 7-continued.
Day 7.5-Painting 95% done.
Day 8-Things start to take shape.
Day 8.5-Back from vacation.
Day 9-And the work continues.
Day 10-Temporary Final Shots.
Final Update-Good to be done.

Hello and welcome to Wildfire99's very first build log! First off i want to thank the community here for inspiring me to do this case mod and for teaching me the skills required to be able to do this.

Today we will be learning how to modify a antec 900. I know that a lot of people have done this before so ive tryed to think of a few mods that i think will make mine stand out from the rest. As of the time of this posting i have very few of the build components and im very financialy strapped so updates may be sporadic(chance i wont get any money for a month or i might get about $500 on monday we will have to see but i will eventualy finish this mod). the name Maleficent Emerald Dream put simply means evil green dream for those who are vocabularly impaired.

Hardware
Case: Antec 900
PSU: Silverstone 700w modular
Mobo: x38 Maximus Formula
CPU: q9650
Ram: G.skill 2x2gb 1066
HDD: Seagate 500gb
HSF: True
OS: Vista Ultimate 64 bit
Graphics: HIS 4870
Edited by wildfire99 - 3/3/09 at 2:16pm
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Day 1-Prep work.

Today is just some basics so i can at least put something up while i wait for some cash and parts. Really nothing you havnt seen 4-9 times before.

The Victim!


Im not even going to bother showing u the stripping of the case or unpacking.

Fan filters, not entirely sure how im gona fit these....


Hmmmm


Well that works i guess... ill do some more tinkering with these later on


Descrewed


These are going to need a visit to the painting booth


Gona have to do something to this thing first...


Half way done


That was just plain riveting!


Almost ready for paint i need to pick up a dremel and make some cuts on the window and fan mesh


Sorry for such a small first update i will be back with something thats hopefully more intresting soon. Now lets hear some comments on my plans! If you guys have anything to suggest, shoot because im completely open to suggestions.

Thanks for watching! ^_^
Edited by wildfire99 - 3/3/09 at 2:14pm
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did you get the name emerald dream from the warcraft series, as in the druidium santuary?

I was J/W, looks like it'll be a solid build out, although having the filter directly int he fan like that may cause issues... IMHO
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Lol, I remember your naming process. I'm looking forward to seeing this project progress
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ur painting it with the duplicolor mirage, correct?
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did you get the name emerald dream from the warcraft series, as in the druidium santuary?

I was J/W, looks like it'll be a solid build out, although having the filter directly int he fan like that may cause issues... IMHO
The name came from a list of reccomendations in a thread althought slightly altered by me im not sure if the name originaly came from WoW or not. Yea im not sure how the filter is going to do their i need to tinker more on it but that can wait until later in the build.

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ur painting it with the duplicolor mirage, correct?
Yes, i will be using green/silver mirage for the exterior as ive seen fairly good results with this paint before although im never seen this actual color used so im in for a suprise ^_^

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Lol, I remember your naming process. I'm looking forward to seeing this project progress
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