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In my search for a new case to mod, I looked for something different and new. Everything I saw was a disappointment in one way or another. I started a wanted thread here and had several offers, but none that had all the "potential" I wanted. I actually started to miss my old Rocketfish. Then, out of the blue, a member PMs me an offer for a Rocketfish!!!
My first thought was "it will be already modded" (the last Rocketfish I had was hacked up by a previous owner and made it difficult to work with). To my amazement, today, I received a pristine Rocketfish case for $80 shipped. It is beautiful. Untouched and virtually unblemished. A couple of stickers are the ONLY tarnishes on this entire case. All intact!!! I am very excited. A throwback mod is in order. I remember when 1/3 of all case mod threads involved a Rocketfish! I now have a clean canvas and cannot wait to get to work. I'll post some pics of the case as is tomorrow. To me, this case is a thing of beauty. My dremmel is quivering in anticipation...

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Edited by nckid4u - 1/21/11 at 4:19am
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post #2 of 16
Sick!

I did have my Rocketfish, until I sold it a lil while back.
    
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In my search for a new case to mod, I looked for something different and new. Everything I saw was a disappointment in one way or another. I started a wanted thread here and had several offers, but none that had all the "potential" I wanted. I actually started to miss my old Rocketfish. Then, out of the blue, a member PMs me an offer for a Rocketfish!!!
My first thought was "it will be already modded" (the last Rocketfish I had was hacked up by a previous owner and made it difficult to work with). To my amazement, today, I received a pristine Rocketfish case for $80 shipped. It is beautiful. Untouched and virtually unblemished. A couple of stickers are the ONLY tarnishes on this entire case. All intact!!! I am very excited. A throwback mod is in order. I remember when 1/3 of all case mod threads involved a Rocketfish! I now have a clean canvas and cannot wait to get to work. I'll post some pics of the case as is tomorrow. To me, this case is a thing of beauty. My dremmel is quivering in anticipation...

wow bro, nice find! I wish good condition cases got put in my lap like you >.> lucky... I've been trying to find a rocketfish for a long time now, and no such luck! ebay, here, other mod forums, no one has any for sale lol
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post #4 of 16
Thread Starter 
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post #5 of 16
Is this gonna be a worklog?
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post #6 of 16
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Oh yes, might even be in the case mod comp...
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post #7 of 16
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Oh yes, might even be in the case mod comp...
I get the point. Get ready to change pants more frequently, gentlemen.
I'm subbed!
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post #8 of 16
definitely subbing on this one.. Good job grabbing up a gem ^)^
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post #9 of 16
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The actual mod log will not be going here, so subbing might not be necessary. The logs are in the private section of the mod comp until voting starts. That being said, stay tuned. Got some big plans for this case. thanks for the kind words btw. It seems these days you need to build a case out of a toilet or a record player to win the case mod comps. I hope people will like an old school case mod this year. I need to make it spectacular to have a chance, but I'm going to give it the old college try!
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post #10 of 16
You just bought a mint Lian Li for $80.

Well done, my friend, well done!
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