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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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Originally Posted by Blue Destroyer;12832254 
Well my scout is done...minus the missing first cav emblem that is lost in the mail. Here are some pics

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Now all I have to do is put my parts in it...
Very nice. I still think you need some yellow highlight color somewhere even if it is just a stripe, but it looks good. Nice painting.

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Maybe some Yellow accents in this area. Up the side and around the controls and then a stripe down the handle just to give it some pazzazz.. What cha think
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Originally Posted by cigarbug;12825551 
Try making small curved cuts with accuracy with a bandsaw. You'll be missing the index and middle fingers on both hands.kookoo.gif

This Comment would have made me spit coffee on the screen. But lucky me, I was not drinking.
Quote:
Originally Posted by virus86;12826675 
I got my Sunbeam fan controller. The LEDs are super bright! Anyone have an idea to dim these down?

One big difference between the Sunbeam and Scythe is the Sunbeam has a heatsink on the transistor. The transistor on the damaged channel on my Scythe is broken. The only place I can get a new one is on ebay from china. To remove the old transistor, I have to desolder the screen which has 32 pins! Ill guess Ill attempt to repair it whenever Im desperate for a fully functional fan controller.

Yea.. Take off the cover and then spray the leds with some flouresent yellow or orange and then put the cover back on.. That will dim it and give it some color. Red flouresent would look good too.
Quote:
Originally Posted by FannBlade;12828477 
I like it! I think drive doors will make a comeback due to less and less need of DVD drives.

I have drive doors in my Stacker. I like the look but I don't like the Idea of the DvD not being able to eject without remembering to open the door first. Usually most people that I see that have drive doors leave the doors open which kind of defeats the purpose for having them, but that is just my opinion.
    
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Originally Posted by nickt1862;12813343 
It's been like that since late on March 18, 2011.

I wonder who's ("blank") responsible.

Okay fellow scouts time to go on a mission and find the guilty party.tongue.gif:D

Okay the order is out.. Lets get CM Back on the Web and not be a Target of Terrrrrrrerrrist.
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Originally Posted by Blue Destroyer;12813552 
feeling ok. was stupid and went and worked on my truck this weekend that hasnt ran in 5 weeks now so back is sore. but other than that im fine. hope so 2, tired of looking at the case and not being able to do anything lol.

Never get in a hurry to go back to work from an illness. We lost a young Mom that way in the town close by.
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSmurf;12818729 
I don't like the look of painted blades. I prefer the look of translucent blades. You can't paint blades to get that effect.

Gelid has some nice green fans.. What about those.
Quote:
Originally Posted by ticallista;12821926 
Nanoxia fans are not too bad.

Thanks for the Buzz on this Nanoxia Fans. I have never heard of them before.
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Daddy... Like!!
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To me, doors have no purpose but to keep kids and other people out. I had a case for years with a door and hated it. One of the best selling point of a case for me is no doors. I really don't have the need for disc burning anymore. With flash drives for data transfer between machines the only purpose I use DVD media is from manufacturers and movies. Everything else I mount with Clonedrive and If I do have to burn an ISO or bootable discs I use Imageburn. I have a flash drive set up as bootable that I use for an A drive, (floppy) for you young uns. The only purpose a door could have would be if were lockable in an IT environment or at a LAN party, neither of which applies to my machine.
    
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I could not have said it better my self, Rockr.
    
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750;12833520 
I could not have said it better my self, Rockr.

Thanks Chief!
    
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Originally Posted by Enigma8750;12833455 
Gelid has some nice green fans.. What about those.

Highly overpriced. They are good fans, but only worth about half of what they want for them.
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Thanks for the Buzz on this Nanoxia Fans. I have never heard of them before.

Been there, done that. Low quality, unreliable, and too noisy compared to quality fans.
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Whether you like the door or not we should at least give CM credit for doing it right. Most companies mount the door so it swings from right to left. With ATX cases designed with the window on the left side most users place their cases to their right. That means to open the door you swing the right side of the door towards you forcing you to reach around it to get to the drive or bay device. At least this one opens from left to right so it swings away from the user and out of their way. It's a small thing, but CM should be given credit for doing something right for a change.
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf;12833757 
Whether you like the door or not we should at least give CM credit for doing it right. Most companies mount the door so it swings from right to left. With ATX cases designed with the window on the left side most users place their cases to their right. That means to open the door you swing the right side of the door towards you forcing you to reach around it to get to the drive or bay device. At least this one opens from left to right so it swings away from the user and out of their way. It's a small thing, but CM should be given credit for doing something right for a change.

Close but not really. If they made it so the door can be mounted either way then they would have done it right. Not everyone has the window facing them. As far as doors go, I used to hate them too, but I can't tell you the last time I used my DVD drive, as long as the front panel ports are not covered I don't think I would mind it anymore. I would like to see a 3.5" for a fan controller or card reader mounted outside the door though.
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