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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
You don't have to have an artist do it. You can do the job yourself. You'll need Self Etching Primer, sandpaper in different grits, masking tape(blue painters tape works best), newspaper or brown paper(found in Paint/Prep isles everywhere) and whichever color you choose to have as your final coat. Would also suggest a couple cans of clear coat to protect the paint. You won't use all the clear but it's good to have enough on hand.

~Ceadder
If I don't want to do it by myself, who would be qualified to do it?

Also, I asked a store locally about painting the case and he said he will use powder coat, is that advisable?
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If I don't want to do it by myself, who would be qualified to do it?

Also, I asked a store locally about painting the case and he said he will use powder coat, is that advisable?
For sure. Powder Coating is generally the best way to go. That's what's on the exterior of the HAF cases.

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If I don't want to do it by myself, who would be qualified to do it?

Also, I asked a store locally about painting the case and he said he will use powder coat, is that advisable?
If it's worth the money to you then I'd definitely powder coat it. Most people who paint the case themselves do it to save money. A powder coat will most likely look a little better, and be more scratch resistant than a spray paint job.
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post #15794 of 23525
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Did anyone cut the rear grill of their HAF 922 with a dremel?
use jigsaw.
everyone here only know dremel ?
I wondering why everyone here know only dremel to use dremel to make some cuts is not easy like you guys think, I'm saying to is to make a proper cut not only a hole in any part of your case.
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use jigsaw.
everyone here only know dremel ?
I wondering why everyone here know only dremel to use dremel to make some cuts is not easy like you guys think, I'm saying to is to make a proper cut not only a hole in any part of your case.
What's a jigsaw?
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use jigsaw.
everyone here only know dremel ?
I wondering why everyone here know only dremel to use dremel to make some cuts is not easy like you guys think, I'm saying to is to make a proper cut not only a hole in any part of your case.
I used tin snips for mine, the metal is pretty thin so even some side cutters will do.
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use jigsaw.
everyone here only know dremel ?
I wondering why everyone here know only dremel to use dremel to make some cuts is not easy like you guys think, I'm saying to is to make a proper cut not only a hole in any part of your case.
Actually I would use a drill with a large bit hole cutting body. Make sure to take off the front face plate. Put it on it's face for support and a couple seconds later... VIOLA! hole is completed. But a Dremel is a perfectly acceptable tool and it's plenty up to the task.

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post #15798 of 23525
If you go powder coating, just keep in mind that the drive bays and other tight areas will become even tighter, to the point that you may just have to sand some of it off to get things back into place.
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I now have two dremels One is the one I started with, 10000 RPM Variable, the other is a used one that only does straight up 35000 RPM Time to get some diamond bits and I can mod the mobo tray so so easy hahahaha
    
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