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Here we are. The Beamair, the grill it replaced, the awesome metal snips that made it possible (indispensable to modders!) and the case with the thing installed.



post #322 of 7143
Y'know, it's beauteous.

Hmm. I think your avatar represents some of the last work Jack Kirby did. Now I'll have to go look him up. Him, and "O'Ryan."
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post #323 of 7143
I think it is Kirby...with my minor enhancement of course. I got it from the Superman Site, where I'm pretty sure it was uncredited.
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Originally Posted by Dorkseid View Post
I think it is Kirby...with my minor enhancement of course. I got it from the Superman Site, where I'm pretty sure it was uncredited.
I just spent the last few minutes reading in Wikipedia about ol' Jack. Brings back memories. He caused me many a misspent hour in the old days when I was young.
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post #325 of 7143
So my little Folder was getting a little too hot during the Summer months... that and I was using an Antec Spot Cool for both the GPU cooler and the NB/SB.

The poor little Spot Cools were no longer able to keep their respective areas cool enough so I needed to do something about it, and I wanted to keep it air-cooled.

**ignore the LC'd 8800GTX, the one in question is the 8800GT**


After digging through my stuff I came up with a couple of 38mm Panaflo fans and a roll of hemp string.

Here is what I came up with:









The fans can be moved around and re-positioned by sliding the hemp along the framework of the rack they are hanging from.


"Hanging fans"

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post #326 of 7143
Hdd held in place with old tubing.


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post #327 of 7143
I think the PSU/Optical placement and the dremeled sides speak for themselves:



This has worked for over 4 years now...
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post #328 of 7143
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LOL I never knew syrillian was ghetto. That HDD anti vibe tubing is nice
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post #329 of 7143
what exactly is ghetto rigging?

i didn't have a drill bit the right size so i used a Phillips head screw driver to grind out the hole so my standoffs could fit.
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post #330 of 7143
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Ghetto rigging is when you dont have the right tools to do something, so you rig it to work. Or you dont have the money to buy something specific, like HDD adapter or anti vibe inserts and you use tubing. Basically Ghetto Rigging is not doing something right and finding a cheap way to do it.
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