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Try again, I know about 5 of us for sure have been able to get parts from them without issue, most of the time free shipping as well.

kk, thanks for the info. i'll drop them email tonight.
    
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Try again, I know about 5 of us for sure have been able to get parts from them without issue, most of the time free shipping as well.

kk, thanks for the info. i'll drop them email tonight.

 

Good luck, if you have a build log here, link it in the e-mail, that might have been what worked for me.

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I just can tell the same of the Fractal-Support in germany they outsourced it but they just said:"yeah we are going to send you a new 5,25" bay-cover and a new top-mesh for your ARC midi."
I did not even need to send them pictures!

I think they are one of the best supporters I´ve ever met!

I´m still amazed.
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Finally I got a reply later today. They did say they will send me a replacement part. It's going to be the first time I'll ever receive any international support from them. How does this go? Do they send the part via normal mail ? UPS? Fedex? How many days usually for overseas shipping? Do I also get a return slip so I can ship them the defective part too?
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More of the window mod:
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Think it's not bad for my first time with a dremel

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Not happy with myself for this. Let the Dremel slip and scratched the paint. Thankfully its not noticable.

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Test Fit. Happy overall. Can't wait for the U-channel to arrive so i can get it done:thumb:

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post #2906 of 16052
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May I know how to remove the filters cleanly?
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More of the window mod: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Think it's not bad for my first time with a dremel
359
Not happy with myself for this. Let the Dremel slip and scratched the paint. Thankfully its not noticable.
359
Test Fit. Happy overall. Can't wait for the U-channel to arrive so i can get it done:thumb:
359

Looks good to me, and yeah you can barely notice the scratch from the top of the 3rd picture. If the u channel doesn't cover it all the way just throw a bit of sharpie on it and you should be fine, that is if you don't feel ike repainting it all together. ( lazy fixes ftw ) thumb.gif
post #2908 of 16052
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Good luck, if you have a build log here, link it in the e-mail, that might have been what worked for me.

email sent, we'll see where it goes.
    
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May I know how to remove the filters cleanly?

it's very simple, just remove the front panel (pull t the bottom. on the inside you can see the metal mesh tabs folder over, straighten those out and the front mesh will come off, then remove the filters and reinstall the mesh. if you want go a bit more advanced, you can cut the plastic, so it will look like this:

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I'm actually about to purchase a new case and space for me is an issue. After I checked a lot of cases, I thought that Fractal Design had the best cases that fit exactly my purposes, which is good cooling and easy installation and upgrades. So my main question is actually, Is there a notable difference between the Core 3000 and the Arc Mini?

I will be running the case with it's stock fans and I won't be buying newer fans for awhile.

Is the $20~ price difference between the Arc Mini and the Core 3000 worth it?
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