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post #11 of 18
Funny you would do that, because I did the exact thing to my Antec 900 before I bought these. The foam actually does work quite well, but after a while, it was just too much of a PITA to clean them with a hairy cat.

Good job!
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post #12 of 18
which solution is more effective: (airflow, filtered dust)
1. stockings
2. metal mesh filter
post #13 of 18
U should try cutting the foam so it fits inside the bay covers individually. a little more work, but it won't fall off anndd it looks a little less... haphazard?
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post #14 of 18
Good idea with the foam as well as the pantyhose...Going to have to try that myself. Personally the only thing I had that seemed would work is some medical gauze.
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post #15 of 18
I used panty hose before and it is awesome, not very restrictive and keeps all the dust out and you can filter 3 fans or so with one.
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post #16 of 18
I have used Dryer anti static/cling sheets. They work OK but not the best. I think I have to try the Panty hose trick. Now all I have to do is ask my girlfriend if she has a black pair she can spare.
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post #17 of 18
thanks for the idea about the pantyhose was going to go out and buy filters as im adding 2 new fans to the side of my rig. but ment i couldn't have the finger gards i wanted but now i can.

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post #18 of 18
Anyone ever tried anything like this?

http://www.mcmaster.com/#nylon-mesh/=jd3pgw

It's a fine nylon mesh that you can buy in sheets. I imagine the results would be very similar to pantyhose, but it might be easier to cut to size for larger windows since it is available in sheets.
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