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post #20241 of 28613
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Originally Posted by B NEGATIVE View Post
The Case was in my hands 20-25 mins and the HDD hangers were gone,sharp chisel and a 4lb club hammer,gone,no scratches. Suggestion for this technique is SHARP WOODchisel and the heavest hammer you can pull back easily,you dont want to follow the chisel thru with the cut. Put the angle face on to the flat surface,means if you do follow thru with the blow you will naturally push the chisel down therefore raising the cutting edge.

im looking at a 120<140 shroud so i can 2 140 mm fans on the rad then box them in,dinoc wrap the box up so it looks good. Air deflector so the H50 exhaust goes up and away from the Pci-e cards,may look into side exhaust for it,see what temps i get first. Im a plumber so fabricating a 140mm tube with a 45 degree curve exiting with a kind of slash cut end will not be hard...
I see plenty of dinoc and white stenciling in its near future....
Im the chisel advocate hubwub,not rockr...thanks tho! there is the best technique for that method,i can post pics if you need?
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post #20243 of 28613
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Im the chisel advocate hubwub,not rockr...thanks tho! there is the best technique for that method,i can post pics if you need?
Yeah but I directed her to the chisel she picked out after she asked for recommendations
    
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Got my sons rig all up and running. Specs

I5 750(stock CPU and stock cooling)
4gb ddr3
Gigabyte h55n
grx 260
64gb ssd
530w coolermaster pos psu
All wrapped in his cm scout with 3 120mm r4 green with 2 140mm yate loons green
With a 22" 1080p TV/monitor(friggin $80 lol)

He got $50 that he wants to spend on games now lol. Once I get a mem card for my phone ill take pics
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Got my sons rig all up and running. Specs

I5 750(stock CPU and stock cooling)
4gb ddr3
Gigabyte h55n
grx 260
64gb ssd
530w coolermaster post psu
All wrapped in his cm scout with 3 120mm r4 green with 2 140mm yate loons green
With a 22" 1080p TV/monitor(friggin $80 lol)

He got $50 that he wants to spend on games now lol. Once I get a mem card for my phone ill take pics
Crysis 2.
    
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post #20246 of 28613
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As far as the Rivet gun.. Yes.. You got the right one. there are different sizes of rivets and rivet come in steel and aluminum. Dad likes the Aluminum. You can also buy them at Wal Mart.

You will have to match your rivet End with your rivets. Meaning you have different ends that screw into the end of the device that holds the rivet in place. There is also a large SLOTTED screw in the back of the driver that you can adjust your pull Action. The more you let it out the more it pulls the rivet into place but too much will not hold the rivet well and will slip.. So find that happy Medium..

As far as this.



My Dad Would say this..

1) Paint stripper - $8 - 2 cans
2) Duplicolor self-etch primer -$4-6 3 cans (only if striping paint)
3) Duplicolor sandable primer - $4-6 - 3 cans
4) Duplicolor color/base coat - $5 -6 - 3 cans
5) Duplicolor clear coat - $5-6 - 3 cans

That is nice but that is lightweight..

first 4 if your going with the orange the paint the Case white or Yellow or Black before applying the Hemi Chrysler Orange. That is the best orange for cases.

You don't have to strip. just take a steel wool pad..NOT SOS. and scrub the outside and use Castrol Super Clean with it.. That will take away all grease and oil from the outside of the case.

Self etching Primer. 2 coats. one light and one full coat. at 20 min intervals Then lightly then spray your base color.. It is like mixing finger paints in school. Just work on bright Medium or Dark Tone. Meaning a base of White, Chrysler Yellow, or Flat Black. You will get 3 different effects with each. When in doubt go med or dark.

When you apply your orange do three light coats and then sand it with 600 grit to knock off the bumps. Then finish with a nice final coat on the last spraying.

I would suggest One can of Self Etching primer.
One can of Filler primer light color.
One can of Base Coat.
And three Cans of Hemi Orange.
and then wait a week.

get some rubbing compound and some Polishing compound and use Terry cloth or if you want to be really careful get some baby diaper type of cotton.. An Old Tee shirt (White) works great.. Tear it in 6 x 6 inch squares. and use the rubbing compound on a 3 x 3 inch place at a time till you have sanded down the case again.. Yes.. Rubbing compound is Liquid Sanding paper.

Then use the polishing compound. I Like mequires products. They make a Three step process with then Carnuba CAR Wax as the last coat..

That will bring out the pop in the color.
you only need etch for bare metal,not pre-painted surface..
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post #20247 of 28613
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Yeah but I directed her to the chisel she picked out after she asked for recommendations

Ah! thats what she meant....
I dont understand the fascination with dremels for this job,lots of swarf and hard to get in there properly..
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Coss no problem either way.. The megahalem will fit and the 5870 is in Rockr69 case.. BTW.. That is one of the best Girlfriend rigs I have ever seen.. Awesome Blossom Bro....
Ha, first one that I found that actually plays some games with me. Given that both our rigs blow our games outta the water in performance but I think having a closed case will cut down a bunch on the noise on her comp. I love the danger den torture case though. Hopefully gonna retire it to its own room and get some folding on it + home server.

Thanks for the heads up though~!
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Got my sons rig all up and running. Specs

I5 750(stock CPU and stock cooling)
4gb ddr3
Gigabyte h55n
grx 260
64gb ssd
530w coolermaster pos psu
All wrapped in his cm scout with 3 120mm r4 green with 2 140mm yate loons green
With a 22" 1080p TV/monitor(friggin $80 lol)

He got $50 that he wants to spend on games now lol. Once I get a mem card for my phone ill take pics
BFBC2. It's so much fun.
Also yea Crysis 2 too
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post #20250 of 28613
Just ordered it. Cant wait to give it a go. I'll post some pics. Can finally use my torture rack to test some odd components!
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