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would it be wrong to use engine paint to paint my PSU? and is it possible to change the psu fans to some nice neon blue ones?
    
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Go for you life mate, the fans are generally just 80mm standard fans, if you can get one with a LED that will fit then by all means. When playing around inside remember to be careful, you don't want a JOLT do ya.
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i cant prevent getting shocked?
    
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bump.... there is no way to not get shocked/jolted? other than being careful....
    
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If you don't want to go through the process of draining the capacitors, you can buy electricians gloves that will protect you from most home electronics projects. I still wouldn't go out and start hanging around on powerlines with those gloves, but as I said before, they will protect you from 99% of your home electronics projects. Personally, I think it's kind of stupid to work inside television sets, or power supplies without these gloves...for the ultimate protection. I've been shocked enough to know better...regardless if you think it's safe or not. Just to make sure you know, you CAN kill yourself if you are shocked when working in your PSU or any other electronic device that handles large amounts of power, like a television set or a CRT.

This is just one example of Electricians Gloves:

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http://www.lawson-his.co.uk/scripts/...cians%20Gloves
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k thx, im not gnna touch the psu's inside, just its shell, but i wanna take the shell off, i think, thx for the info
    
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