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Originally Posted by bjgrenke View Post

That PSU cover looks great. Maybe I'll do something like that but with blue stripes tongue.gif
Tomorrow I'll be mounting my small HD in the 5.25" drive bay, I'll post pics when I'm completed biggrin.gif

Nice! look forward on seeing it!
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Nice! look forward on seeing it!

Thanks mate thumb.gif

To the people who mounted their small HD bay to the bottom of the 5.25" bay, what size of holes did you drill?
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Edited by SoundWorks3D - 4/8/12 at 10:38pm
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Got most of my Phantom tore down to the 3 black panels that need to be heated and or pushed out with a pin. I know it was posted in here before, but what size rivots are in this case? Going to run into town tomorrow and buy the rivots, a rivot gun, and the drill bit that will cut the rivots out. I'm also going to look for that Plastic Adhesion Promoter Stuff that SoundWorks3D used, looks like it will do the trick on these black panels.

 

It surprised me to see the top panel just screws in, thought it would be rivoted as well. Oh well, thats that many less I have to drillrolleyes.gif If it doesn't rain I'll take pics of the black panels getting painted tomorrow.

    
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The PSU cover looks amazing!
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Got most of my Phantom tore down to the 3 black panels that need to be heated and or pushed out with a pin. I know it was posted in here before, but what size rivots are in this case? Going to run into town tomorrow and buy the rivots, a rivot gun, and the drill bit that will cut the rivots out. I'm also going to look for that Plastic Adhesion Promoter Stuff that SoundWorks3D used, looks like it will do the trick on these black panels.

It surprised me to see the top panel just screws in, thought it would be rivoted as well. Oh well, thats that many less I have to drill:rolleyes:  If it doesn't rain I'll take pics of the black panels getting painted tomorrow.

If I'm not mistaken 1/8 is the typical size the PC case's use. If you don't get an answer by someone that has actually has the rivot size, best recomendation is to take the bare case with you to give who ever helps you a better idea of what your wanting to do. better safe than sorry.

and about the adhesion promoter, it's used for metals,glass and plastic.
If you have trouble finding it, because it's not sold in normal stores like home depot,lowes. I bought mine in a local car paint shop and you can find a the rivots and the gun in the same place
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The PSU cover looks amazing!

Thanks strych9. Glad you like it more picture's here (Build Log) NZXT Phantom Gold Digger
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hmm, sounds like I'll have to see if maybe someone will carry that Adhiesion Promoter. The paint shops around here don't sell stuff to do it yourself, they want you to spend your money on THEIR Services. They won't even sell you paint. So yeah, maybe I'll get lucky and find it in a hardware store. Probably hit Harbor freight up for the rivots and gun.

    
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I like it. Why not put Terran on the right side of the case?

I think that's what I'm going to do. I'm just don't like the SC2 Terran logo and it's a bit hard and lots of work.
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Thanks mate thumb.gif
To the people who mounted their small HD bay to the bottom of the 5.25" bay, what size of holes did you drill?

I used a '40' drill bit. The holes were a bit small but when I used the 36 screws that came with the case they stretched the hole out nicely without ruining the thread on the screw.

Pics are here.
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