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post #19471 of 28613
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Originally Posted by LostKauz View Post
Ok well ive looked at this thread trying to figure out how to paint my case fans (just the blades). The problem I have is that i cant remove the blades since there is no access hole. So heres my take/ diy for you guys

First what i did was grabbed a few sheets of printer paper

I then placed my fan on top of the paper and drew the inside cirlce of the fan.

After that i removed the fan and cut out the circle.


Then i proceeded to fold the circle in half twice to get the center of it and cut out a small circle to allow it to fit around the shaft that hold the blade in place.
sorry no pic...
Place both halves in behind the blade but over the back support "bars"

This next step is funny i think as this entire project was me just experimenting and it ended up working... i think

We need to protect the sides of the fan housing so i took another sheet of paper and laid it inside the fan. Then i cut slits every so often down to the base of the fan that will then be folded over and under the back side and taped.


after a few extra things included cleaning the sticker residue off it was was for paint.

heres what it looks like at the moment i think ill wait and hour before i think about removing all the tape LOL.
That looks good but looks like a lot work. Why not just remove the clip and pull it apart?
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Ok well ive looked at this thread trying to figure out how to paint my case fans (just the blades). The problem I have is that i cant remove the blades since there is no access hole. So heres my take/ diy for you guys
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That looks good but looks like a lot work. Why not just remove the clip and pull it apart?
GoodInk, did you happen to notice the part of his post where he states that there isn't an access hole (in red)?
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post #19473 of 28613
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GoodInk, did you happen to notice the part of his post where he states that there isn't an access hole (in red)?
Nope
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Nope
Didn't think so.
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post #19475 of 28613

Okay.. stop humping legs gentlemen.. I want to know where this access hole is located on the fans to take them apart. Please show and Tell or don't say nothing.


Edited by Enigma8750 - 3/23/11 at 9:56pm
    
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Okay.. stop humping legs gentlemen.. I want to know where this access hole is located on the fans to take them apart. Please show and Tell or don't say nothing.
On most fans, remove the sticker on the back of the fan and there is usually clips or screws so you can pop off the blade assembly.
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post #19477 of 28613
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He did say there is no access hole. I just happen to have a dead R4 fan from a V8 cooler laying around, so I had to take a look. It had one but the plug covering it seem to be glued in. I couldn't get that thing out even using a knife.
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He did say there is no access hole. I just happen to have a dead R4 fan from a V8 cooler laying around, so I had to take a look. It had one but the plug covering it seem to be glued in. I couldn't get that thing out even using a knife.
Ya i had heard that the R4 couldnt be taken apart but i wonder how different that fan in the V8 is from the normal case fan R4 version. They look about the same minus the built in fan controller.

Bah, midterms now. Been writing all day, 13 pages done so far, zzzzzzz......
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im starting to get into the whole cable management game does anyone have any good mapping schemes 2 follow 4 the cm storm scout
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127489

Think this will be a good upgrade?

Or should I just X-Fire another 4670?
     
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