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post #9361 of 28613
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Originally Posted by ArmageddonAsh View Post
Okay thanks for the info, thought it would be better to make sure. Yeah from now on i will be cleaning it out every couple of weeks - just need to get some compressed air. Once i get the HDD section removed i will be able to consider a GPU upgrade, maybe to 2 x 5850, when the time comes for an upgrade
The 5850 will just fit with no mod to the HDD cage, but yes two 5850s will spank some ass!
    
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I got a compressor today. I wanted a 24l('cause its going to be kept inside the flat)), but ended up getting the 50l for the same price and with the same 4 piece air set(air gun, grease gun[never gonna use], spray gun and tire pump/gauge). I have been waiting for to long and the scout really needs fresh air. Plus I am already enjoying being able to blow off stuff I have cut
The only problem is on my balcony on the 3rd floor of the flat its damn noisy and noise is a "thing" in these flats.





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Originally Posted by defectalisman View Post
i got a compressor today. I wanted a 24l('cause its going to be kept inside the flat)), but ended up getting the 50l for the same price and with the same 4 piece air set(air gun, grease gun[never gonna use], spray gun and tire pump/gauge). I have been waiting for to long and the scout really needs fresh air. Plus i am already enjoying being able to blow off stuff i have cut
the only problem is on my balcony on the 3rd floor of the flat its damn noisy and noise is a "thing" in these flats.





also got some other stuff every day for the last few days (pictures at a later date)
nice!
    
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post #9364 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Rockr69 View Post
The 5850 will just fit with no mod to the HDD cage, but yes two 5850s will spank some ass!
i beg to differ, the single 5850 i have BARELY fits, i have had to have the wires go through the spaces in the HDD section for the cables to fit without worry of them snapping off at the edges i will have to remove the HDD bay when i add my second card. got quite an expensive upgrade coming i think :

1. 5850 i will most likely go with the exact model i already have at about £220
2. A second hard drive fir my recorded TV shows and such £50-80
3. a High Def TV Tuner about £50-60 i think

so looking at about £300 for my next upgrade
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post #9365 of 28613
Yeah, some of the new modified design ATI cards are longer than the reference cards because of the way they're set up. Then there are some like the XFX 5850 Black that is just a pinch longer than the PCB because they cut it's nose down so more people could use it.

Oh, nice air comressor DefecT, gotta get me one of those for my new shop. It will make all kinds of work so much easier!

I remembered another reason why we use wood. At least here in Earthquake country (had 2 tremors yesterday), a wood home is made to flex when a quake hits. Bricks and mortar usually get torn up a bit but sometimes don't show it 'till much later in the life of the house. Leading people to thing that thier home is fine when in fact a lot of the mortar was loosened or cracked.
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post #9366 of 28613
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Originally Posted by imh073p View Post
Its a nightmare behind the mobo tray but the ole' scout pulled through with some awesome cable management in the end. Ya i had to use all my bodyweight to get that back panel on lol.
Lol it looks like mine! Haha, this image makes you human again.

Yeah, I use the bodyweight technique too
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Lol it looks like mine! Haha, this image makes you human again.

Yeah, I use the bodyweight technique too
Yea I use the rubber hammer and my son to press two sides while I get the other to sides then My knee on the other side for a base and in one sharp bam boom and then press and push.. that side goes on like it was suppose to fit there.. Clear as MUD.
    
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Yea I use the rubber hammer and my son to press two sides while I get the other to sides then My knee on the other side for a base and in one sharp bam boom and then press and push.. that side goes on like it was suppose to fit there.. Clear as MUD.
LOL

I use a 1 man technique: Lay Scout on it's window panel side down on mattress
  • Bottom 2 inserts first - Hold with left elbow
  • Align the top 2 inserts - Hold with right elbow
  • Push panel forward into front inserts with both forearms
  • Hold bottom of panel with my thigh
  • Push back of panel in (to finish off) with 1 free hand
  • Use same free hand to screw in thumb-screws

Ta da!
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post #9369 of 28613
It was really easy for me once I figured out a good technique:
1. Place the case(doesn't need to be the Storm Scout) on your bed(or couch) on it's left side WITHOUT the left side panel on.
2. Position the wires so that none of them will be hanging out.
3. Align the right side panel into the designated position
4. Apply your body weight with force onto the right side panel and push it into place using one of your hands.
5. Apply thumbscrews...done

Sorry if my instructions aren't clear. It's a bit hard to explain.
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post #9370 of 28613
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Originally Posted by ArmageddonAsh View Post
i beg to differ, the single 5850 i have BARELY fits, i have had to have the wires go through the spaces in the HDD section for the cables to fit without worry of them snapping off at the edges i will have to remove the HDD bay when i add my second card. got quite an expensive upgrade coming i think :

1. 5850 i will most likely go with the exact model i already have at about £220
2. A second hard drive fir my recorded TV shows and such £50-80
3. a High Def TV Tuner about £50-60 i think

so looking at about £300 for my next upgrade
That's why I said will "just" fit.
    
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