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[project] ambominable snowman *birthday update*

Poll Results: which stripe?

Poll expired: Oct 2, 2010  
  • 42% (11)
    contoured stripe
  • 57% (15)
    straight stripe
26 Total Votes  
post #1 of 124
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hi ocn!

Some of you may have seen my threads on the wc forums some of you may not have, well anyways here are my plans for my first case mod!
my goals are to:

-paint the case white (with a bit of black) like my sig implies
-fabricate a custom top 360 rad mount where mesh used to be (DONE)
-re-position and mod the hard drive bay (DONE)
-mod the 5.25 bay to allow for a 240 rad mount (DONE)
-improve the existing side window
-eventually set up a wc loop



updates

update 1
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-update-6.html

update 2
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-update-7.html

update 3
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-update-7.html

update 4
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-update-7.html

updates 5-6
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-update-8.html

updates 7-8
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-update-9.html

update 9
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...update-10.html

update 10
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...update-11.html

updates 11-14
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...update-12.html

update 15
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...update-13.html

that's it for now everyone stay tuned and i should have some updates up in a while

current state of mod


    
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Edited by kill_mellon - 7/27/10 at 10:37pm
    
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birth
 
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xeon 1230 v3 Asrock Z87e itx powercolor r9 290 Changes like socks 
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sorry my head's in the gutters right now :S
    
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i'm set on my colours they'll be white and black, but i'm not sure what to leave black and what to paint white so i'm hoping that with a bit of your help i'll be able to decide. i'm thinking of painting a black triangle line looking thing on the edge of the faceplate. i'm gong to leave the '5.25 bays black and the pci shrouds black, but i think i'll just paint everything else white. for the paint pictures the colours will be inverted. thanks and don't hold back with your ideas.

    
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bump
    
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i've always called it cocking for some reason i don't even know why. thanks though
Edited by kill_mellon - 6/15/10 at 7:24pm
    
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buuuuuuuuuuuump
    
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post #10 of 124
There's some good discussion here on using rivets for windows in a thread I made a while back. It can be done, but it's tricky. Tape will be your easiest option. If you want it to have a bolted on feel screws would be much better as you can adjust the pressure on them, rivets you can't.
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