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I know that happened the first time you did composites while you were using Vinyl-Ester resins (Marine Epoxy) rather than Epoxy resins, and I though that was sorted out when you made the Carbon/Kevlar panels.

I have done composites indoors using Epoxy Resins without hallucinating or any other adverse effects.
You take the fun outta everything. (j/k)

Yes the 2nd time around I did switch resins.



My joking aside, the true issue is space. I have no more storage space, and when I am done with building for the day I want everything out of sight (mostly, 'cause entirely is not possible). I would need to add some supplies and parts to my already over-burdened cloister of tools and materials in order to vacuum-bag.

...maybe case-after-next? I dunno... there is a place that I could store more stuff and work but it in another city.
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TJ07 question Mr Syr. How are you supposed to get cables from the bottom compartment to the top? From what i can tell, the only way is through the large holes in the main part of the floor, but what if you need to run them behind the motherboard tray?
As you can see from the images below the separating wall runs to the interior edge of the case-wall.





I suppose an option would be to round-out apertures that do not break the integrity of the spar, but imho that would be compromising structrual stability... perhaps not much since case is a steel uni-body that is "C"-shaped.


I also muddled over this one. In the end I made a custom panel/internal window/pump stand and ran the wires up the hole and then behind the motherboard.



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If I ever sell my tech station to make another, it'll be way overshadowed by this project and it'll never see the light of day

PS: Amazing work as always, Syr. I can't wait to see until it's done. Simply astounding.
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Thanks for the tips Syr, +rep. I think i'll send Charles at Murdermod a message to see what he does.
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"MurderMod"... the word just makes me swoon and wet my pants.
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In relation to cleaning up the edges of the mobo tray: It might be to much work but could you not edge it in an acrylic frame like you have done with the side panels of the case. I think it'd look really good, especially in white since it'll contrast nicely. Just an idea though
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You are going to love my upcoming project Syr. Incase you hadn't guessed, it involves the TJ07.
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In relation to cleaning up the edges of the mobo tray: It might be to much work but could you not edge it in an acrylic frame like you have done with the side panels of the case. I think it'd look really good, especially in white since it'll contrast nicely. Just an idea though
And a good one at that. I have considered (and not discarded) that option.... it's just the added work. for shame... I should not be so lazy.

One of the underlying objectives is to not have a "I'm trying to hide something" look.


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You are going to love my upcoming project Syr. Incase you hadn't guessed, it involves the TJ07.
I will be on the lookout.

I love the TJ07.
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And a good one at that. I have considered (and not discarded) that option.... it's just the added work. for shame... I should not be so lazy.

One of the underlying objectives is to not have a "I'm trying to hide something" look.
I think it would give more of a "I'm trying to match the feel of the case without being to singular in the styles I use" effect lol

On a side note I'm thinking of selling my Antec 900 in favour of a black TJ07
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One of the underlying objectives is to not have a "I'm trying to hide something" look.
If thats the case acrylic would be the best bet IMO, it would fit perfectly with the rest of the case.
Great progress BTW, it's getting to that point where it's starting to take shape...and I'm excited
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