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post #2581 of 15931
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Aww well ain't a kick in the.
I was also hoping to cut away some of that extra plastic behind the filter. Maybe I can bend the mesh tabs then remove it and the filter and cut away the plastic.
Thanks for the quick response.


Glad to help....and if you are motivated, you will find quite a few folks in this thread who have removed them...and created some pretty impressive slide-in panels with holes for the fans. Of course, those mods lose the filters entirely. Others have removed the stock filters and added various removable filters directly to the fans.

And I agree, it's a weak spot in the case.
post #2582 of 15931
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Can't wait to see it, be sure to start a build log and post it here.  And feel free to check out my build log for any ideas biggrin.gif

Will do thumb.gif Still waiting for some hardware & acrylic to be delivered. I'll check out your build log when I get home this evening...Thanks thumbsupsmiley.png
post #2583 of 15931
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Originally Posted by Scuba Steve in VA View Post

Glad to help....and if you are motivated, you will find quite a few folks in this thread who have removed them...and created some pretty impressive slide-in panels with holes for the fans. Of course, those mods lose the filters entirely. Others have removed the stock filters and added various removable filters directly to the fans.
And I agree, it's a weak spot in the case.

Oh nice, sounds like a pretty cool idea. I'll see if I can't find what you're referring to. Thanks!
post #2584 of 15931
Made a bigger Fractal sign for my stand, and changed led's to white.
The red that you see is colored plastic that catches the light.

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It actually isn't that hard. I used a scrap piece of Lexan, taped it with masking tape, printed a logo and used it for a stencil, cut it out with an Exacto knife, pulled the tape off of everything except the letters, painted it and the pulled the tape off the letters. Then I cut up a red plastic folder and taped it on the back. Practicing with the knife helps a bunch. Especially the curves and arcs. And remember to cut out the insides of the letters first!
 
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ok, ok, ok.. i just ordered my Fractal Design Arc Midi from NCIX (US) along with the extra
front, top and side panel (in stock). i gotta tell ya, they made it real easy to order this case.
i was about to drop the sale to an eBay seller, but NCIX came through with the extra pieces
and parts.
so it is time to empty the 800D and nVidia 690 cases.. gawd, i feel GOOD! all Midi inside!

airdeano
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It actually isn't that hard. I used a scrap piece of Lexan, taped it with masking tape, printed a logo and used it for a stencil, cut it out with an Exacto knife, pulled the tape off of everything except the letters, painted it and the pulled the tape off the letters. Then I cut up a red plastic folder and taped it on the back. Practicing with the knife helps a bunch. Especially the curves and arcs. And remember to cut out the insides of the letters first!
Hmm, doesn't seem too difficult. Maybe time-consuming though. I won't be doing anything like that though for awhile unfortunately.
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post #2590 of 15931
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It actually isn't that hard. I used a scrap piece of Lexan, taped it with masking tape, printed a logo and used it for a stencil, cut it out with an Exacto knife, pulled the tape off of everything except the letters, painted it and the pulled the tape off the letters. Then I cut up a red plastic folder and taped it on the back. Practicing with the knife helps a bunch. Especially the curves and arcs. And remember to cut out the insides of the letters first!

that'd be a SHARP knife or blade for crisp clean lines, dull edges drag your cut and bunch it up and
you get to start over.. and using the right pressure to just cut the tape and not the background.

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