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Yeah, but real glass wouldn't ship from china as well...
post #12 of 22
How much was the glass panel? I like the way it looks, I used a sheet of lexan polycarbonate for my window, and you can use very fine grit automotive polishes to remove swirl marks from it. Not sure you can use the same stuff on acrylic though.

The only 2 pieces of glass I ever had to buy ran me $200 for a windshield, and $150 for a piece of beveled glass in my coffee table, so hopefully not anywhere near those lol
    
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Yeah, but real glass wouldn't ship from china as well...
You are right. Thank god I have the Modding ability.
 
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post #14 of 22
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How much was the glass panel? I like the way it looks, I used a sheet of lexan polycarbonate for my window, and you can use very fine grit automotive polishes to remove swirl marks from it. Not sure you can use the same stuff on acrylic though.

The only 2 pieces of glass I ever had to buy ran me $200 for a windshield, and $150 for a piece of beveled glass in my coffee table, so hopefully not anywhere near those lol
I posted the cost in one of the above replies....$9 for the clear and $12.50 for the tinted version. CHEAP. And the tinted one isn't just a piece of plastic tint on the glass. The glass itself is tinted gray.
 
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post #15 of 22
nice job Ramsey! I know the swirl marks you speak of and I for one can understand why they bug you.

Now just think:

You wake up one night and you have the overwhelming urge to lap something. But wait...you need a perfectly flat surface to effectively lap something...nevermind got it right here!
post #16 of 22
Guess I missed it, not bad at all. If my case didn't already weigh 54 lbs and had a new window, i'd have bought glass from the start if i'd have read this beforehand.
    
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nice job Ramsey! I know the swirl marks you speak of and I for one can understand why they bug you.

Now just think:

You wake up one night and you have the overwhelming urge to lap something. But wait...you need a perfectly flat surface to effectively lap something...nevermind got it right here!
now why haven't I thought of that? LOL
 
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post #18 of 22
under $13 bucks!? I am pretty sure I paid more than that for the acrylic I used in my window mod. Glass seems like it would be hard to bond to another surface. Is your window on pretty solid? Is there any cause for concern if you have to transport the system?
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under $13 bucks!? I am pretty sure I paid more than that for the acrylic I used in my window mod. Glass seems like it would be hard to bond to another surface. Is your window on pretty solid? Is there any cause for concern if you have to transport the system?
I used the appropriate adhesive for the task....Loctite makes some silicone glue/adhesive just for glass/metal bonding. I would post pictures of the tube, but it's long gone....You can find it in pretty much any hardware store.
I don't have to worry about transporting my rig, but I would trust it. It's pretty strong stuff.
 
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I need pointed in the right direction......Where can I find those cool looking OC.net stickers some of you are rocking on your cases?
 
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