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post #20261 of 28613
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaneda13 View Post
wow, failure right out of the gate:

(From the website) Will NOT etch Pyrex or plastices.
I think that was failure before you got to the gate. I hope you can take it back.
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I was lucky growing up. My parents (and the rest of my family) were always supportive about a project like that. We didn't have home computers back in the 60's, but there were lots of other things to modify. They would make constructive and helpful comments like think about it overnight to make sure you really want to do this. You might want to talk to so and so. They did something similar and might have some good ideas about it. Take your time and do it right. Things like that. Of course it was s different time back then. We grew up with Erector sets, Lincoln Logs, HeathKit and KnightKit electronic build it yourself projects, model car and plane kits, etc. so we were used to doing projects.

My advice on your project is the same that my parents gave me. Think about it, make a plan, do it right the first time, and most of all, HAVE FUN.
My parents are very supportive of me. It's just they think I'm going crazy because I started this project and as well as told them that I am going to Dallas at the end of April for a LAN. I brought all of this upon them at the same time. Overall, I have a pretty close relationship with my parents. They understand it's a hobby I like and that it comes with its downsides such as the ruckus I'm about to make working on this. They also know about my other expensive hobbies such as gaming and photography. They've supported most of my decisions in life as long I explain to them what it is.

Update to my project. I finally found spray paint. I had to travel to the suburbs to get it. I'll post the list of what I got and if there is anything to modify just tell me. I will try and fix it. I know that I won't be able to get spray paint till next weekend since I've already found out that spray paint is banned in Chicago. Just people know I live in the city.

I will update my work log with more pictures that I've taken since Wednesday which was when I decided to do this whole thing and plus that was when I got my new graphics card which is running very smoothly. The card in high settings in Black Ops and Starcraft 2 don't even break 42 C and the fan stays below 30% for the most part. Love it.
 
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post #20263 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk;13152600 
I think that was failure before you got to the gate. I hope you can take it back.

probably can, but i have a habit of keeping stuff like this and finding a good use for it later... anyway, maybe i'lll just work on the stencil pattern and take it to work and media blast it on monday... wonder if sand at 190psi will work.
    
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post #20264 of 28613
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probably can, but i have a habit of keeping stuff like this and finding a good use for it later... anyway, maybe i'lll just work on the stencil pattern and take it to work and media blast it on monday... wonder if sand at 190psi will work.
I hope so, I think the better question would be, will the stencil work?
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post #20265 of 28613
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Originally Posted by GoodInk;13153220 
I hope so, I think the better question would be, will the stencil work?

hhhmm... good point also. i've got the original window i'll throw some on and shoot first, just in case it doesn't work i don't ruin my clear window.
    
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post #20266 of 28613
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I just did a google search, and it seems you can sandblast acrylic. I didn't find any how to's though.
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I just did a google search, and it seems you can sandblast acrylic. I didn't find any how to's though.

i'm thinkin' maybe 2 sheets of laminate should protect the "not to be blasted" parts.
    
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Im angry now frown.gif

denied the warranty claim?
    
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Im angry now
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denied the warranty claim?
Wouldn't surprise me one bit. That's consistent with all of my dealings with Corsair's supposed Customer and Technical Support over the years.
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