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post #71 of 96
Thanks for an excellent guide. + Rep for you!

Here are a few photos of my first attempt. These are the two fans that come standard with the CM 690ii Adv. Unfortunately I never took before photos, but they were plain black.

All the tools I used (White primer and a low gloss white, some oil, a few tools and a piece of tinfoil to cover the magnet)
Attachment 228724

The fan with the sleeved cable is a 140mm fan and the other a 120mm.
Attachment 228725

For me the 120mm fan came out a bit better (was also the second one to be done)
Attachment 228726



Edited by P1LGR1M - 9/13/11 at 10:35am
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post #72 of 96
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^^^^^^^

Looks really nice man. They turned out well.
 
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post #73 of 96
Too much work for this. I though it would be something I can do in my spare time
post #74 of 96
anybody got a ty-140 apart and back together yet? behind the sticker on mine is not rubber but plastic.. and dosent seem to come out.. any help on this would b great cuz really wanted 2 paint em! btw! very helpfull guide! thanks for it very much!
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post #75 of 96
it should come out but not as easy, i think i have seen that before when i was oiling up one of my fans.

this is a great guide, i plan on painting mine shortly when i add water to my system
post #76 of 96
Ok, i would like to try this for my GT fans on my radiator. But since i am a cautious person i am going to try it first on a throw away fan. Before i get started i have some questions.

First, when using high rpm fans what is the likelihood of this causing the fans to wobble due to unbalanced paint.

Also if i am just going for uv reactive look wouldnt it be easier just to get some UV reactive clear coat?
post #77 of 96
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If you use really light coats you should be safe from throwing your fans off balance. As for the clear coat, you can use whatever you choose.
 
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post #78 of 96
what fans are these and do you know which fans you can take apart like this?
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post #79 of 96
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These are "sleeve bearing/bushing" type fans.
 
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post #80 of 96
ah ok thanks, i have the same case and 2 fans as the guy shwed pics of before (in white) so im going to do mine blue today i think smile.gif im trying to do a blue and black theme
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