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Going to be getting a Mountain Mods U2-UFO soon and i plan on getting that T-Virus res and then i was thinking about doing the whole case themed like Resident evil.

If you are interested in seeing the case they have a handy utility on their website where you can see it. I plan on getting the big window on the right side, and the full acrylic panel on the left. The top will be the triple original (half the panel is 3x 120MM cutouts and then a acrylic panel on the other side for those that dont want to look, with the acrylic piece being close towards the front) Mirror Black power coat finish

Im in the very early stages of ideas right now so it may change as i go...

Thinking on the top, http://www.seeklogo.com/images/R/Res...eklogo.com.gif etched into the windo

http://www.konsola.pl/ps2/tapety/Resident_Evil_01.jpg On one of the windows, was thinking the left side but i dont want it to make the hardware less visible, so it might go on the right since hardware wise there wont be as much exciting stuff there.

Was thinking of custom fan grils with this logo http://static.tumblr.com/ivcheut/jFM...ation-logo.jpg (not the words)

Either on a black mesh and painted on or try to somehow make it an actual laser cut grill.

Red/white sleeving on all my cables to go with the Umbrella Corp. coloring.

The T-Virus would be blue as in the movie. Red tubing with black compression fittings.

And thats about as far as ive gotten in the though process yet

edit: oh started thinking about fans but i cant decide if i want red led fans, white, a mixture of the two or what lol

so many choices
Edited by Blindsay - 1/7/11 at 8:19pm
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i wanna see this, have been an avid fan of resident evil since the first on the PS1, love the umbrella colour code idea
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i wanna see this, have been an avid fan of resident evil since the first on the PS1, love the umbrella colour code idea
yeah i like the movies, but i got a friend who is a real big fan of the games and he is helping me with ideas on the theming.

http://psychosleeve.com/gallery/h/01.jpg

I will probably have him do my sleeving, will probably alternate red/white but that gives you an idea
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yeah i like the movies, but i got a friend who is a real big fan of the games and he is helping me with ideas on the theming.

http://psychosleeve.com/gallery/h/01.jpg

I will probably have him do my sleeving, will probably alternate red/white but that gives you an idea
like it, got my wallet itching to buy some new gear now lol
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dont forget green for the antidote
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dont forget green for the antidote
hmm wonder if i could fit two resovoirs in there and have one of the t-virus and 1 of the antidote
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hmm wonder if i could fit two resovoirs in there and have one of the t-virus and 1 of the antidote
iwas thinking the same thing
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I think bullet holes would or bullet dings would be cool too.
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Ok so i got a response back from mountainmods on a few questionsi had. I didnt realize window etching could not be done in any color (never done it before so i didnt know what to expect)

The window on the top that im going to have the Resident Evil writing id really like that to appear red. If i put a light behind it will the window etching appear more red since it would be blocking more of the light then the clear parts? Or if you have any idea how to make it appear red.

They offer custom fan grils of which i was thinking of doing the Umbrella Corp logo, but they are $50 and then $16.99 each (10-25 quantity) and im not really sure the logo makes a pratical fan grill in terms of shape, it seems like it would really just block pretty much all air flow lol. So i was thinking maybe the generic biohazard logo, or getting black mesh grills and having someone paint the logo on to the grills (i know a few skilled painters so that should not be an issue)
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Ok so i got a response back from mountainmods on a few questionsi had. I didnt realize window etching could not be done in any color (never done it before so i didnt know what to expect)

The window on the top that im going to have the Resident Evil writing id really like that to appear red. If i put a light behind it will the window etching appear more red since it would be blocking more of the light then the clear parts? Or if you have any idea how to make it appear red.

They offer custom fan grils of which i was thinking of doing the Umbrella Corp logo, but they are $50 and then $16.99 each (10-25 quantity) and im not really sure the logo makes a pratical fan grill in terms of shape, it seems like it would really just block pretty much all air flow lol. So i was thinking maybe the generic biohazard logo, or getting black mesh grills and having someone paint the logo on to the grills (i know a few skilled painters so that should not be an issue)
Just get it done clear and you can paint it yourself with some tamiya model paint (use the clear red). It is transparent red.
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