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Today, after 11 months of owning the CM Scout, I discovered that the front panel can actually pull off with great ease! And needless to say I cleaned everything so she looks good as new again smile.gif

Still very happy with the Scout! tongue.gif
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Anyone else have trouble getting the top fan screws out? Also my rear exhaust fan seems to have fluid all over it yet I can't seem to find where it is leaking from since the fluid is more than likely leaking out of the shaft where the bearing sits. It is an Aerocool shark fan.
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Anyone else have trouble getting the top fan screws out? Also my rear exhaust fan seems to have fluid all over it yet I can't seem to find where it is leaking from since the fluid is more than likely leaking out of the shaft where the bearing sits. It is an Aerocool shark fan.

1. You have to pop the top handle's to get to the screws & get them out the first time you take it out. At least that's what I had to do; But after that you can re-seat the fan by just going through the screw ports through the handle base. If you try to take it out with out removing the handle base you'll see that you will
start to flex the top up wards....
2. As for your fans.. I was reading some were that those Aerocool Shark Fans pack a little dab of grease inside the shaft hole that holds the fan blades in place to keep the shaft lubricated. Whats funny is I started doing that years ago, when I do my 6 month maintenance on all my PC's. Pop the blades off, clean them, clean the body of it and lube that little port hole. You can use any bearing grease for that but; ( "I think it's called") RD3 or DR3 bearing grease & You can get it in any Auto shop... I buy it because it doesn't break down and liquefy & leak out that port.... Remove the sticker on the back of the fan & Try opening that port up and clean out some of the grease inside there.... thumb.gif
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Today, after 11 months of owning the CM Scout, I discovered that the front panel can actually pull off with great ease! And needless to say I cleaned everything so she looks good as new again smile.gif

Still very happy with the Scout! tongue.gif

Sorry but??? lachen.giflachen.gif LOL!!!! I didn't find that out until about three months after I owned it as well so don't feel bad!!!
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lachen.gif Brother. Take that silly looking plumbers pip strapping off their and if you don't have anything rigged to tie off too.
teaching.gif Then just put double sided tape ( The Clear 3M stuff) That tape will hold that fan in place; No Problem!!!! thumb.gif It just sucks every time you have to take the fan out, you have to clean off the old tape & put a new peace... No big y!!! rolleyes.gif

Edited by Rogue1266 - 4/19/12 at 10:08am
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that just prototype and testing i dont thin i will keep it there hopefully that is not shoving behind the front panel
    
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that just prototype and testing i dont thin i will keep it there hopefully that is not shoving behind the front panel

If you want to just mount it there, then just use the 3M tape.. If you want to have the fan sit a little higher. Well, go to your nearest hardware store and ask if they have any 'zip-tie' tie off's!!! There little plastic square peaces you can slip zip-tie through to hold something down. They have 3M tape on the back of them.. There made to hold down wires, like in a computer or some kind of electric cabinet... You can stick them to the sides of the 5.25 bays and tie off your fans evenly so it hangs right in the center of the opening. Tighten the zip ties so it holds the fan steady... That's a quick solution.... rolleyes.gif
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im gonna make 120mm fan mount from plexi glass an make it pritty like just make big plate and make hole in there and mount it im not good explaning but yo get tge point
    
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I mounted a 120mm fan in my cd drive bays with zip ties once. Just wanted more airflow in my cooler master centurion and thought i was being original.. lol but thats the best way to mount in the drive bay imo.
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Originally Posted by Wabbit16 View Post

Today, after 11 months of owning the CM Scout, I discovered that the front panel can actually pull off with great ease! And needless to say I cleaned everything so she looks good as new again smile.gif

Still very happy with the Scout! tongue.gif

doh.gif
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Anyone else have trouble getting the top fan screws out? Also my rear exhaust fan seems to have fluid all over it yet I can't seem to find where it is leaking from since the fluid is more than likely leaking out of the shaft where the bearing sits. It is an Aerocool shark fan.

1. You have to pop the top handle's to get to the screws & get them out the first time you take it out. At least that's what I had to do; But after that you can re-seat the fan by just going through the screw ports through the handle base. If you try to take it out with out removing the handle base you'll see that you will
start to flex the top up wards....

Are you saying the fan screws were under the top cover? Mine wasn't not like that, I just unscrewed them, they were tight though.
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im gonna make 120mm fan mount from plexi glass an make it pritty like just make big plate and make hole in there and mount it im not good explaning but yo get tge point

You can also use a 140mm fan, the tooless will hold it in place.
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Today's update. Bought, and ran out of, white paint. Again. Got two cans of sealant this time, so once it's all dry tomorrow, I'll seal it (and hope no bugs fly into it while it's drying)

Painted the front of the windowed side panel, touched up the other one, and almost finished the main chassis

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Fresh paint on the inside of the right side panel

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Main chassis shots

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It looks pretty much finished, but I still need to paint the undersides, touch up some darker spots, and then seal the whole lot of it.

Also had a little accident with some newspaper on the freshly painted windowed panel. Ran out of paint by that time as well, so it will have to fixed tomorrow

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That's it for today's update. Everything is drying off in the garage.
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