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Gett a counter sink bit.

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Originally Posted by animal0307 View Post

Gett a counter sink bit.

That won't work if the metal is too thin.
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The recessed hole is made in a production press, in order to duplicate it you will need to have three things a positive (the protrusion) and a negative (receiver) plus pressure source. I wrote it this way so that you understand the basic components of the process. now, pending on the diameter and the depth of said recess, will dictate what you will need, In this particular setup (in the ghetto) I would think that a 3\4 socket would work for the receiver, a marble or a ball bearing (large) with a large pair of channel locks as your pressure source. use your imagination there have been things I have used in the past that was never intended to be used in a press, remember "safety first" always use eye protection when using a vise/press, or any other pressure creating tool.,
I have used this and often use a very very small ballpeen hammer 2.oz as the positive and tapping it with a soft or rubber mallet.
You may find you need another set of hands to help hold things in place. because you are working in a box, you will be limited to what you can use, if you need to go deep into the box an open arm anvil would be nice, however a piece of heavy steel such as a 3\4" X 1" flat bar locked in a vise however deep you need it to be may work as well. Good luck.
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post #2314 of 7308
that is of course if you need to do this in metal, if not, counter sink bit as previously mentioned
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Not really 'ghetto' but If you want some case-lighting not directly running off your PSU. The use of a USB 3.0 MOBO Header adapter is ideal.
Most of them come with 2 female ends, one for the front USB 3.0, while the other is just obsolete and hangs around doing nothing...

Unless you can find yourself a USB powered LED Strip. I Got myself Antec's Bias Lighting which comes with an on/off switch, originally intended for backlighting a tv/monitor. And works like a charm. thumb.gif

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That is a great idea. That is more of a mod than being ghetto. Still entertaining though. thumb.gif
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You know..thay have Mod of the month..you guys should have Ghetto mod of the month..this is great.
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Just removed the bezel off my monitor, night and day difference! Looks so much better now!
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Does cablemanagement with duct tape count and can I post pictures of my old ghetto psp ?
    
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Does cablemanagement with duct tape count and can I post pictures of my old ghetto psp ?

Post pics
    
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