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Rad grill design - help me choose.

Poll Results: Which design should I go for?

 
  • 0% (0)
    Design 1 - Two Holes, No Mesh
  • 100% (2)
    Design 1.1 - Two Holes, With Mesh
  • 0% (0)
    Design 2 - Single Hole, Large Tribal Design
  • 0% (0)
    None/Other (Please comment)
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post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 
Hey,

I posted a thread a few weeks ago asking for ideas for a rad grill design, and I've finally come up with some concepts. I scrapped the first batch completely, I just did not like it at all. Now I've made this second batch, I need opinions.

Design 1:
Two separate fan holes with identical designs. No mesh or guard of any sort.


Design 1.1:
Same as the above, but with mesh


Design 2:
This one is a single large hole with the tribal design through it with mesh behind it. The design itself is from a photoshop brush pack I downloaded, but I've modified it a bit. The only thing I don't like about this one is that the white area in the image - the fan frames will be visible since there will be push fans in front of the rad.


Opinions? Vote in the poll please.
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post #2 of 5
I like the 1.1V.. but... I'm not a fan of anything that willget in the way of my airflow. I say do the mesh as long as you can find some kind that won't restrict as much. NJ, btw
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post #3 of 5
Number three. The first 2 look a little flimsy.
post #4 of 5
I like 1.1 imo nice design.
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post #5 of 5
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the input. I'm going for 1.1, but I don't have any mesh at the moment so technically it's still at version 1
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