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post #1 of 8
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So I was planning on getting an Antec 900, but I was able to trade a spare dremel for this Rocketfish case to Arjy
So here is a link to the case, he partially modded it already.
http://www.overclock.net/sale/429479...er-traded.html

What other mod ideas do you guys have for me. I may dremel out the top part bigger to fit a 360 rad instead of a 240. I plan on spray painting the case. I am thinking maybe just do a boring old matte black. I also will put 2 rocker switches on the back to control the 4 cathode lights I plan on putting in. I am not sure about the color yet, maybe red. Also, I will be cutting a window in the side panel.

Any suggestions or other good ideas. I have seen probably every rocketfish mod on here and they look awesome.
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post #2 of 8
I think wheels or legs are nice for this beast of a case. I'm actually getting ready to tear my own apart!
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post #3 of 8
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hmm, I like the idea of wheels or maybe those black anodized aluminum feet from MNpctech.
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post #4 of 8
get a false floor. it keeps your PSU wires well hidden. re drill the HDD cage to fit in the other way so you can hide the HDD wires as well.
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post #5 of 8
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The guy I am getting it from already have a false floor put in.
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post #6 of 8
Paint the interior/exterior to your liking
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post #7 of 8
Window. Lights. Paint the interior.

Nice work on getting that case. I now Arjy from other forums, and I'm sure he treated the case well enough.
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post #8 of 8
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Any other mod ideas? It has the false floor already. I will drill cable management holes and make a side window. I am thinking paint the inside white. I want to use red cathodes and red fans for cooling and red uv water coolant for the wc setup. It will house a 360 rad I am thinking, or maybe a 240 depending on budget and stuff. First I am getting the case built, then I may sell or give the case away or actually buy parts to put in it.

I want to do some cool mod though since this is an extra case and I don't care if I screw it up.
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