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post #11491 of 15187
The side fan is what won't fit.
post #11492 of 15187
I cant seem to get motivated to finish my project lol. :/
post #11493 of 15187

I got 3 car projects, (one being my daily driver) wrapping up school for the semester, and other various projects going on, and work a couple nights a week. Everything going on right now, it's hard to make time for this project, but I gotta get started soon. The reason why I even bought this case was temps were WAY too high in my current case last summer. Starting to get back up there, this week I was recording 119F on my Northbridge via NZXT temp probes that came with my Guardian case.

    
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post #11494 of 15187
I made a little progress tonight on mine. After testing my waterloop for the last 24 hours I was able to finally fire up my Phantom for the very first time.

Let me tell you a 200mm Front Blue Led fan looks Horrible in a Military Green Case.

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LOL, this is worth a laugh.
and I don't know what I was thinking about Green LED switches either.

PS: That front panel I'm working on the mesh for it right now.


Now get motivated!!!!!!!!!!! even though i'm not even motivated to put windows on the SSD yet. lol
     
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post #11495 of 15187
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Originally Posted by evil jerry View Post

I made a little progress tonight on mine. After testing my waterloop for the last 24 hours I was able to finally fire up my Phantom for the very first time.
Let me tell you a 200mm Front Blue Led fan looks Horrible in a Military Green Case.
LOL, this is worth a laugh.
and I don't know what I was thinking about Green LED switches either.
PS: That front panel I'm working on the mesh for it right now.
Now get motivated!!!!!!!!!!! even though i'm not even motivated to put windows on the SSD yet. lol

What are you gonna do? LED mod I'm guessing? On both the fan and the board.

I bet that trim would look fantastic in sand. Or upholstered in cammo for a completely different texture.
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post #11496 of 15187
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What are you gonna do? LED mod I'm guessing? On both the fan and the board.
I bet that trim would look fantastic in sand. Or upholstered in cammo for a completely different texture.

You know I've throw the idea around in my head from the beginning to do the trim in sand or another color as my full intentions where to have black mesh with a different color accent trim. However I think the black just fits it well. As i'm afraid if I do trim in sand color or something that it would overpower and not look good with the green.

LED mods, yes led's are getting changed to white. I'm gonna let soundworks do his magic on that.
     
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post #11497 of 15187
Yea, this is the last week of school for me as well. Tonight was my first night using a dremel tool to cut any metal and I may just be being to hard on myself but Im not a very big fan of it.

The idea was to put the mesh over the side panel piece I cut off, so i could put some paint under it and just to be different from what everyone else had figured out how to do with the mesh. Anywho, here it is.

Feedback is welcome, as in if you know how I can fix it please let me know lol.

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post #11498 of 15187
Bonkers I love the idea and it looks like you got a pretty decent cut on your metal.

Dremels are great for cutting small pieces. While Grinders are great for big cuts
And Jigsaws are Ideal for cutting long strait lines.

Anyways

I do recommend you pick up a File set.

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I have this exact set and I use it on everything I cut. From the plastic door of my Phantom to the Metal side panel window.

So make your first rough cut and File it to shape.

(I learned this from k.3nny as I wanted to know how he cutout his front door)
     
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post #11499 of 15187
Ok, so I've got 50€ ready on my account for the paint etc and twenty more to fix the front door I broke last year :s.

I'll let each coat dry a whole day as it'll be in my basement and I might not find adhesion promoter.

Hopping out in a bit (going to a different shop, that one ain't 2 minutes on foot from my place though ^^).
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post #11500 of 15187
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Ok, so I've got 50€ ready on my account for the paint etc and twenty more to fix the front door I broke last year :s.
I'll let each coat dry a whole day as it'll be in my basement and I might not find adhesion promoter.
Hopping out in a bit (going to a different shop, that one ain't 2 minutes on foot from my place though ^^).

if you keep striking out on adhesion promoter, read the back of the cans for different primers. A lot of the higher end primers have Adhesion promoter in them.
     
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