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u replace it with acrylic? i dont see any screw holes on your picture

yes, i cut down a 1/8th inch piece of acrylic sheet, then covered it in carbon fiber weave film. While doing a test fit it got stuck, so I pushed it flush to the top and called it done.
Lots of great modding supplies at mnpctech
http://www.mnpctech.com/CarbonFiber_Gunmetal_Titanium.html
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yes, i cut down a 1/8th inch piece of acrylic sheet, then covered it in carbon fiber weave film. While doing a test fit it got stuck, so I pushed it flush to the top and called it done.
Lots of great modding supplies at mnpctech
http://www.mnpctech.com/CarbonFiber_Gunmetal_Titanium.html

Do u still remember the measurement for the cut? I m planning to have it laser cut together with my other piece
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Sorry double post.
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Hey has anyone been able to find a good way to mod one of the 5.25 bay faceplates to accomodate a 3.5 flash card reader?

I've been all over the place and can't seem to find anyone that has one installed in their 650 or has an idea of where I could buy one or modify the faceplate to do that.

Any help will be greatly appreciated so that I don't have to go out and spend more money on an external card reader.
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Hey has anyone been able to find a good way to mod one of the 5.25 bay faceplates to accomodate a 3.5 flash card reader?
I've been all over the place and can't seem to find anyone that has one installed in their 650 or has an idea of where I could buy one or modify the faceplate to do that.
Any help will be greatly appreciated so that I don't have to go out and spend more money on an external card reader.

Something like this?
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post #2566 of 4826
that actually looks like a good replacement too
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Something like this?

Yeah something like that lol wink.gif I guess I'll just need to buy one then rather than making it from the existing bay cover. Thanks
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Yeah something like that lol wink.gif I guess I'll just need to buy one then rather than making it from the existing bay cover. Thanks

No prob. smile.gif I couldn't remember the brand but I'm pretty sure there's a Lian Li or something out there that doesn't have the brand name right on the front like the Akasa I linked. That is, if you care about that sort of thing like I do. biggrin.gif
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Do u still remember the measurement for the cut? I m planning to have it laser cut together with my other piece

Short answer - No. Sorry.
When you remove the hot swap caddy you will see that the metal goes straight down on the sides, so that determined my width, I made it about a 1/2 longer . The width is the only thing that needs to be precise and it is easy to measure.
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Great thread, seeing everything thats been done convinced me to buy this case, and i love it...

450
450
700

any feedback appreciated, things i should change?

want this next
550
Edited by BiG_LiG - 3/30/12 at 10:55am
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