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Hello, I am planning to do a little upgrade on my case and I wanted to get orange fans to match my DFI LANPARTY DK P45-T2RS. I want to make my fans look like this:
http://techpowerup.com/gallery/1971.html

I know in the description, he said he used Nexus Real silent 120mm fans but he I'm pretty sure he painted the blades orange and then with UV orange paint.
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http://www.nexustek.nl/NXS-nexus120m...entcasefan.htm it looks like they come in orange and he just has black lights in his case above them
    
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So did he just take out the blades and paint the rest black?
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post #4 of 9
Looks to me like the bought some of the black/white and orange ones and swapped the blades.
    
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You can use Google Translate to read his his build log thread found here...

http://mygarage.ro/pc-tuning-modding...dioactive.html

It looks like he used fluorescent orange paint and removed the fan blades to do so. He doesn't seem to mention what type of lighting he used.

I know UV reactive paint with a UV light works very nicely.
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post #6 of 9
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Well I google translated his entire description on how he made it and it looks like he removed the propeller of the fans and painted them fluorescent orange, he also painted the cables orange, first with white, then orange.

What kind of paint can I buy that won't crack when it is dried for the fans and if I bend the cables around?
Edited by Midnite8 - 6/7/10 at 4:21pm
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post #7 of 9
Great fan guide here...

http://www.overclock.net/case-mods-g...r-fans-uv.html

Not sure about painting cables, but you can buy UV reactive cable sleeving (heatshrink).

Oh, and by the way, that post mentioned above is in Romanian.
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post #8 of 9
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Hey thanks for the fan guide, and yea, don't think I'm going to paint the cables, just going for the orange UV reactive sleeving.
Edited by Midnite8 - 6/7/10 at 7:02pm
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No problem. Sounds like a good idea. Have fun with the mod.
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