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Poll Results: How do you like my rig?

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    ITS PWN!!!
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well if you want to hear the truth... HURRY UP!
    
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well if you want to hear the truth... HURRY UP!
nobody helped me find plexiglass yet, i found some at Home Depot, but its like, uber expensive
    
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post #34 of 85
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker View Post
nobody helped me find plexiglass yet, i found some at Home Depot, but its like, uber expensive
Try asking in the Canadian OCN club if they know anywhere to buy some plexi/acrylic.
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i got mine here http://freckleface.com/shopsite_sc/s...ylicsheet.html
not sure if they will ship to CA but if so they have gret prices and will cut to size. You can check out mine here.

EDIT: Just read they do not ship outside US. you may want to look at local glass/sign shops.
Edited by Ackmanc - 6/25/10 at 10:26am
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i got mine here http://freckleface.com/shopsite_sc/s...ylicsheet.html
not sure if they will ship to CA but if so they have gret prices and will cut to size. You can check out mine here.

EDIT: Just read they do not ship outside US. you may want to look at local glass/sign shops.
mm yeh but im not ordering im actually go to the store
    
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post #37 of 85
like i said earlier go to rona and see if there are cheaper prices there, or performance pcs has plexi for 19.99 and they ship to canada. hope that helped
    
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post #38 of 85
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like i said earlier go to rona and see if there are cheaper prices there, or performance pcs has plexi for 19.99 and they ship to canada. hope that helped
no shipping, im going to the actual store, ill find one near my house if i can

EDIT:

Alrighty i got the plexiglass!
Edited by Pentium4 531 overclocker - 7/6/10 at 3:23pm
    
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Ok! im ready to start modding today!, so this is wut i understand so far,

A

1)take appart the case
2)use that green tape thingy to tape up the parts that i dont want paint on
3) sand down case
4) prime and wait to dry
5) paint coat 1
6)pain coat 2
7) dry down, reassemble case

B

1) cut plexiglass to appropriate size,
2)fabricate a groove and rails to attatch to the design of the antec 300
3)measure a 120mmx120mm square where fan goes
4)put some holes in it to make a mesh like thing, (inspired by the antec 300 fan hole)

i have some of the stock expansion slot covers from the case (3) and i sanded those down, but im not sure i used the right grit, and is it really necessary to use primer if i sanded it down?

also, a new change to the plan, im cutting cable management holes and cutting a CPU backplate access hole cuz it makes like that much easier

also, i have onboard on and reset switches on my mobo, so i can you guys can have an update on wut im doing my other rigs are otherwise occupied, some acting as data centers, another home user PC, a test and repair bench, or as a security camera.
Edited by Pentium4 531 overclocker - 7/8/10 at 6:43am
    
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Ok plexiglass is done, here are some pictures, next is painting and lights




    
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