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Is there any ABS black pearl left in there?

Anyway it looks great.
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post #92 of 326
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Originally Posted by honk_honk View Post
Is there any ABS black pearl left in there?

Anyway it looks great.
One door, the outer shell and the mobo tray .

This isn't exactly an update, but a certain package arrived today.



I tossed a yard stick in for perspective. 1' x 7' of 1/4" thick fluorescent red. Big props to Delvies for being the only company to respond to my emails and getting it to me in one piece. I will be taking another stab at acrylic bending this weekend.
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Awesome! Are you going to use the idea we talked about?
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Awesome! Are you going to use the idea we talked about?
I've been brainstorming and I plan on trying a few things as well as your idea of using a mold made out of aluminum. I've got plenty of scrap laying around and the next few days should cool off enough for me to spend some quality time with hot things . I may even buy a second heat gun and have someone help that way I can heat up more area at once.
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This is going to be intruiging!
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post #96 of 326
Quote:
Originally Posted by shinji2k View Post
I've been brainstorming and I plan on trying a few things as well as your idea of using a mold made out of aluminum. I've got plenty of scrap laying around and the next few days should cool off enough for me to spend some quality time with hot things . I may even buy a second heat gun and have someone help that way I can heat up more area at once.
Sounds very exciting

I can't wait to see this idea in action
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Wow! I feel like I've been watching a new hit series on discovery channel called American Case Modders Garage. Simply amazing from the beginning vision to dramatic setbacks and the highly anticipated unveiling.

Like Dr.Dre said....
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Till the next episode
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post #98 of 326
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Originally Posted by Tatakai All View Post
Wow! I feel like I've been watching a new hit series on discovery channel called American Case Modders Garage. Simply amazing from the beginning vision to dramatic setbacks and the highly anticipated unveiling.

Like Dr.Dre said....
I try to put on a good show . Does that mean I get some theme music?!

I don't really have any updates for you, but since I've been nominated for MOTM I put what I could together to have an idea of where I am at. It also serves as some inspiration for me. I'm still gonna attempt some acrylic bending this weekend, I've been dragging my feet a bit on it. Here are some pics to get an idea of where I'm at. I really wish I could afford a nice camera .

It doesn't look like much now, but I'm confident it will really come together when I paint it and get the outer acrylic/alu shell done. Then I'll have to squeeze two complete computers in there!




Edited by shinji2k - 8/29/09 at 10:18am
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post #99 of 326
It just looks so hawt

and so close to completion when you put it all together.

I can't wait to see it loaded with all your parts.
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Slightly OT, but I saw this on Craigslist today. I could almost afford that, but I know tooling will kill me. I better not. I've been searching for a decent used compressor but a benchtop mill would be awesome.
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