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Originally Posted by AbidingDude View Post

Just to be totally clear, This isn't my setup but totally warrants a post here



Ghetto rigging level: Expert
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post #2622 of 7172
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Originally Posted by phill1978 View Post

it looks like a projector? but then it looks like a taken apart LCD, and in some ways a butchered CRT

thinking.gif wat is it and why?

LCD monitor with dead back-lighting.
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it looks like a projector? but then it looks like a taken apart LCD, and in some ways a butchered CRT

thinking.gif wat is it and why?

Definitely not a CRT. I'm quite certain that it's a butchered lcd screen. I'm guessing that his back light blew and he made a makeshift backlight using a fluorescent light and custom mounts.

The verdict is that should be on the first page as I doubt that it can be beat. One water cooling setup that I've seen seems kinda silly in this thread as it isn't really make-shift.

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I have seen better ghetto watercooling loops.

Ah.........some pictures perhaps?
post #2624 of 7172
Some more ghetto-stuff for you!

After a lot of years, my trusted Creative speakers had some issues, one of the most annoying was the grey tissue mesh really dirty and ruined.

NO BIG DEAL

Took some pantyhose (the same I use for dust filter on PC cases) and cut some pieces enough big to cover the entire space, and voilà, the result:



Old version on the left and newer version on the right, already assembled. Took just some drops of hot glue and some patience to reach an uniform result thumb.gif





post #2625 of 7172
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Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post

Ghettofied. < snort > < choke > lachen.gif
Lol yeah I though of that meme and it fit perfectly
post #2626 of 7172
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Originally Posted by HoFattoSoloCosi View Post

Some more ghetto-stuff for you!

After a lot of years, my trusted Creative speakers had some issues, one of the most annoying was the grey tissue mesh really dirty and ruined.

NO BIG DEAL

WOW that looks pretty sharp. Another project that looks far too nice to really be called ghetto, and yet it is somehow still ghetto. Awesome work man thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by HoFattoSoloCosi View Post

Some more ghetto-stuff for you!

After a lot of years, my trusted Creative speakers had some issues, one of the most annoying was the grey tissue mesh really dirty and ruined.

NO BIG DEAL

Took some pantyhose (the same I use for dust filter on PC cases) and cut some pieces enough big to cover the entire space, and voilà, the result:

*snip*

Not a bad idea for dust filters; I'll need to try this. Very nicely done too. I learned about the wonders of this miracle cloth when vacuuming Legos: rubberband it over the hand-hold thing, stick a brush over that, and go to town.
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@ M3nta1

Thank you very very much for the appreciation biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

I applyed literally the definition I found reading this thread, something like:

"ghetto is referred to something you do to reach an achievement or to obtain somethng in an unusual way, using something that is not supposed to do that job but that does it anyway" thumb.gif

I think -but I can be wrong- that this doesn't necessary imply it must look terrible smile.gif Hope I got correctly the meaning of the thread, you have to exuse me for any eventual misunderstanding, english is not my native language exclamation.gif


@ CynicalUnicorn

I really use them a lot, I believe they are useful as filters as nothing else biggrin.gif
post #2629 of 7172
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I think -but I can be wrong- that this doesn't necessary imply it must look terrible smile.gif Hope I got correctly the meaning of the thread, you have to exuse me for any eventual misunderstanding, english is not my native language exclamation.gif

And yet better than a whole lot of people. I don't think it has to by definition look bad, but lots of duct tape and zip ties aren't unexpected. This is more about wacky mods that you've done to solve a problem without spending a lot (or anything), not mods that look like crap and by some miracle still work.
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I don't think it has to by definition look bad, but lots of duct tape and zip ties aren't unexpected.

biggrin.gif That's for sure!

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This is more about wacky mods that you've done to solve a problem without spending a lot (or anything), not mods that look like crap and by some miracle still work.

Anyway these makes for sure me laugh more smile.gif
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