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post #11 of 18
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LOL i actually contemplated that, then realised I could do the exact same thing myself lol...my neighbour has a dremel, i just found that out after my pops told me
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when marking the hole for a fan, keep in mind how its mounted... if you just outline a sqaure and cut a sqaure hole... you wont be able to mount it...lol you need to mark the mounting holes, and then mark the circle where the blades are...

a jig saw, or a recipricating saw will work too... but a dremel and steady hand will work best. i think going to the neighbor and asking to borrow the dremel if you use your own tips for it is a great idea, you go to your local hardware store and get these tools like cutting wheels for a few $$
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when marking the hole for a fan, keep in mind how its mounted... if you just outline a sqaure and cut a sqaure hole... you wont be able to mount it...lol you need to mark the mounting holes, and then mark the circle where the blades are...

a jig saw, or a recipricating saw will work too... but a dremel and steady hand will work best. i think going to the neighbor and asking to borrow the dremel if you use your own tips for it is a great idea, you go to your local hardware store and get these tools like cutting wheels for a few $$

hehe it's already done my friend. I first drew out the outter stencil, and I knew could just cut in there cause then my fan would just plop right through. So, i measure the inner diameter of the fan, where the fan blades are and marked that. That is the part I cut out. This gave me the most stability on the case, and the most possible airflow. I attatched a high flow filter to it too, so it keeps some of that dusty out...I'm going to take a picture to show you guys...sure the cutting isn't perfect but its real good lol

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hehe it's already done my friend. I first drew out the outter stencil, and I knew could just cut in there cause then my fan would just plop right through. So, i measure the inner diameter of the fan, where the fan blades are and marked that. That is the part I cut out. This gave me the most stability on the case, and the most possible airflow. I attatched a high flow filter to it too, so it keeps some of that dusty out...I'm going to take a picture to show you guys...sure the cutting isn't perfect but its real good lol

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NICE... i always appreciate seein custom mads being done...

next project : painting the case a pretty color!
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post #15 of 18
hey, i had some part in this. i did the shopping with you and brought a drill. thats about it. Great job man. now post some temps please.
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Where there's a will there's a way. Good going K
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post #17 of 18
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I made sort of a FAQ How to thing...check'er out
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post #18 of 18
hehe great FAQ sorta thing. finally, i was mentioned
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