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post #11 of 20
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Haha, I was hoping you'd post a response. You seem to reply every time I have a question.

I really don't want to wait that long haha. I'm desperate to use it, and I think it will be fine, but I'm extremely afraid of setting my board in it and just causing all kinds of scratches.
Whats the big rush mate? You can use a computer without the case. Give it time or your hard work will be for naught.
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Dude I know how you feel I want to put mine together but I am just using my macbook pro for now. Wait as long as possible because otherwise you will regret it.
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post #13 of 20
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Dude I know how you feel I want to put mine together but I am just using my macbook pro for now. Wait as long as possible because otherwise you will regret it.
Yeah, I'm going to wait longer, as I'm sure even a few hours more will make it even better. I just want to use the case so damn bad!
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post #14 of 20
Most pros wait at least 14 days before messing with the build. I have gone the one day process and the paint chips and its not fun. put it aside and wait 14 days.
    
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Most pros wait at least 14 days before messing with the build. I have gone the one day process and the paint chips and its not fun. put it aside and wait 14 days.
That's depressing to tell me haha.
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post #16 of 20
When i paint fenders or doors, I always wait at least 48 hours before reassembling anything. if i have to block anything, i wait even longer.
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post #17 of 20
Pfft...Copper Top got its last coat of clear at 8pm and was reassembled the next morning at 9am. Once spray paint is dry to the touch, its dry enough to handle. Matter of fact, if you read the can it says "Handle after 1 hour"
post #18 of 20
Yea you can handle it, but the paint is still soft and not fully cured. I did that and put my hdd cage on the antec 300 back on and it scratched up the bottom, but it gets covered by the hdd cage so I didn't care. I now am waiting about 10 days to assemble it completely.
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post #19 of 20
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Yea you can handle it, but the paint is still soft and not fully cured. I did that and put my hdd cage on the antec 300 back on and it scratched up the bottom, but it gets covered by the hdd cage so I didn't care. I now am waiting about 10 days to assemble it completely.
Yup you gotta think about the weather right now, its cold in alot of places so drying time is way up. Unless you use krylon, that stuff drys extremly well even when its kinda cold.
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How is the humidity effecting the paint? My dad tells me stories about how Houston was so moist during the summer when he was a kid (50's). Does that effect drying time a lot?
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