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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
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post #7621 of 28613
Hey gang!
My computer is dead, the water pump quit last night after only 3 months of operation. I need to take out the reservoir but I can't get the left side out. I think there's probably screw behind the drive holder clips but I don't want to bust them trying to get them off. So here I am, begging you for help. I have a pic here of the side I'm talking about, maybe one of you guys know how to get these things off without them snapping and how to get them back on.

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TIA,
Bri

P.S. Photonmoo, if you're out there please PM me, I have some W/C questions.
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post #7622 of 28613
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Hey gang!
My computer is dead, the water pump quit last night after only 3 months of operation. I need to take out the reservoir but I can't get the left side out. I think there's probably screw behind the drive holder clips but I don't want to bust them trying to get them off. So here I am, begging you for help. I have a pic here of the side I'm talking about, maybe one of you guys know how to get these things off without them snapping and how to get them back on.

Attachment 148570

TIA,
Bri

P.S. Photonmoo, if you're out there please PM me, I have some W/C questions.
It looks like you just get under the end of the tooless mechanism and slide towards the rear of the case. Here's a link of what it looks like without http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...ml#post4892528
    
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post #7623 of 28613
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It looks like you just get under the end of the tooless mechanism and slide towards the rear of the case. Here's a link of what it looks like without http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...ml#post4892528
do you change your avitar weekly? LOL every time i look they get hotter
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i just posted this in my work log but i thought some of you guys might liek to see it too

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post #7625 of 28613
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It looks like you just get under the end of the tooless mechanism and slide towards the rear of the case. Here's a link of what it looks like without http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...ml#post4892528
Aha!! Jewelry pliers! I'm using Mindy's computer so I probably won't be around much, especially tomorrow. Tomorrow we are celebrating the anniversary of living together 18 years.
Man, I didn't know what I was getting myself into! LOL!

Thanks Rockr, I knew one of you guys would know. I'll show you how it went once I get up and running.
Oh, for you guys that were asking about temps. The whole thing just went black except for the Evga LED readout on the mobo, it read the terminal temp as 88c, in True Temp that's about 97c which is right around what my friend said.
I didn't know what had happened so I pushed the power button, lights came on, fans spun then it shut down, this time the LED said FF. Evga's engineers way of saying Freaking Failure. Actually the book just says "boot" so you have to figure it out. I checked the usuals & tried again, still FF, so I took off the panels, checked the connections (I did just change the PSU), then I fired it up and it must have cooled off some because it started but said there was a checksum failure. Of course there was who could do math at that temp. I re-set my Cmos, booted into the bios and right away saw the Cpu temp was 76, knew that couldn't be right so started poking around, checked the wire to the Cpu power and scalded my hand when it hit the hose fitting on the water block. Took a few minutes before I realized the pump wasn't running.
I tried all kinds of tricks and the most I could get out of it was a few pulsations then it would quit. I zapped off a message to the @#$%^*'s that built it and they called me first thing this morning, they'll send me a new pump but I have to pay shipping. I'm going to protest that, so we'll see.
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post #7626 of 28613
hey quick question here too, when you painted your case, did you strip it first or just paint over the black? its gonna take me days to sand this whole thing down..
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post #7627 of 28613
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hey quick question here too, when you painted your case, did you strip it first or just paint over the black? its gonna take me days to sand this whole thing down..
just scuff it up with a high grit sand paper (2 or 300) OR a scotch bright pad and you should be fine being the kinda of abuse it will be getting sitting on a desk. that's all most auto-body shops do before primer so i cant see why it wouldn't work on a case
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post #7628 of 28613
I agree.. Clean it really good with one teaspoon of Dawn Dishwashing liquid and the rest of the spray bottle with water.. Clean it three times.. And then check for dust that might come from you cleaning cloth.. Make sure you paint in some type of booth. Too much pollen for outside spraying..
    
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OK guys. little Update my poor dissembled scout is going to get a update tomorrow. Wife gets paid so i am getting my new dremel, sandpaper and paint tomorrow...Getting excited for all of this. paint is more then likely going to be dark blue with a lighter blue or dark blue and black. Also have to get a rivet gun so i can re-rivet this all back together.
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post #7630 of 28613
Holy crap guys this is embarrassing ... after all this time it just occurred to me I could replace CPU coolers that require brackets through the hole in the back of the Scout. I always knew the hole was there. But for whatever reason, I've always gone through the pain of removing the whole motherboard to replace the cooler lols.

Unrep me.



[edit] Damn but do I know how to page pwnage or what?? That's like 2 in 1 day lols.
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