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post #21 of 38
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so I've re wired and shrink tubed everything, i even shrink wrapped my switch it all looks pretty good now..the leds were hot glued into the housing, they were straightened out as well..




this is mid hooking it all up...the wires have been cleaned up..

this is hooking up the box to test it before i installed it..

re wired and shrink tubed the power switch wires




they are extremely bright, my wife compared them to runway lights for planes to land LOL
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post #22 of 38
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update..
Ive made some updates recently,
new fans and mounted up my drive finally i been lazy lol..
new pics too..
these are nice looking fans they work well..

i have to mod the top for 120mm fan..
also I'm ordering new acrylic..i need a smoke black sheet for the new back panel..
Ive decided to make the entire case 2 in higher and 2 in wider..
thus i can fit in 2 exhaust in the rear this way and i can fit deeper fans in the side door..
Ive yet to find a latching a bulgin style switch that i need..i need 2 of them..
1 to turn on and off the light.
2 to turn on and off the front fans when not needed.

this week hopefully ill be shrink tubing the cathode.
as well as painting the box black..kinna hide it a bit..
my led box just wasn't working out..i just didn't like it..
Ive added a sapphire 5850 to the build and i fried my rampage a while ago..
reinstalled old p5k deluxe for now.....



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post #23 of 38
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im doing some modding tonight cutting new acrlic,
i need to make the whole case 3 inches bigger w x l x h x d
thus i can fit in a new 120mm fan in the back
i will have 2 120mm exhaust fans in the rear
i will have 2 120mm exhaust on the top also
2 more exhausting out the sidedoor
3 pulling in the front
i need to change the psu layout to pull in air from
the right side of the case
never seen it done before but
im positive i can do it!
really seems like i will be much better but im not positive that i need 2 top exhausts?
anyone think its worth it?
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update: i ran into a snag with the table saw..sunday i should have time to chop all this up
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post #25 of 38
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someone asked me where do i get my acrylic,
i bought my acrylic at home depot personally...10$ a sheet on sale because they put the wrong tag on it..not bad if you ask me..
and for the black sheet..ill prob order from here
http://www.eplastics.com/Plastic/Col...et_Transparent
i cant find a black sheet in nyc ..althoe blue mite be cool..dunno yet..
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post #26 of 38
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todays update is,
i found a latching bulgin switch at mouser finally...
they got so many parts there omg...anyawy....

it looks like my power switch in the case already but theres no led...
it is a solid silver face nice looking...

also i orderd 10 feet of 1/4, 1/8 shrink tube..

plus another black box that is only 1in high..who know maybe ill build another light blox that smaller and not so deep..

im thinking of reloacting my cathode to the center of the bord in line with it to see how it lights better..as of now it sorta just lights the top..its kinna lame..LOL...
thanks for reading my bs
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post #27 of 38
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new pics show how the cathode looks in line with the board..i kind of feel it lights up the parts better myself, then on the top like it was..
opinions? maybe ill get another bar to go on the top as well..


the wires are kind of messy please dont whine ill be fixing them..this happens when your modding from time to time LOL
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post #28 of 38
Ya black or blue will look awesome..
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post #29 of 38
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blue is nice
i was asked where i got thease fans
i got thease from a ebay retailer there is no us retail that sells thease
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post #30 of 38
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shorty ill be posting some major changes to my rig..
i had to do a lot of wiring and heat shrinking last few days..
hooking up reos..moving and wiring lights switches etc etc..i got a new h50 and many other new additions..
i have a lot to type out as well about the mods etc etc...
I'm putting it together now..its going to be a while until i get the post ready..
update in prog...
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