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You beat me to it, I edited the previous post to help clarify.tongue.gif
You are correct about the top panel, it does overhang the back of the case a bit, by design.

REP+ Really, by design? That's going to bother me since I'll have the case sitting sideways and I'll be able to see it. Wow.. Sucks to have OCD.
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Yes, to make it easy to pull out the panels. Sometimes they're extremely hard to take off and using a flat head screwdriver (or such tools) can damage the finish. My lower chamber panels are a bit hard to pull off though. Gotta dig my nails in a bit to pull it off.
post #8393 of 22267
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REP+ Really, by design? That's going to bother me since I'll have the case sitting sideways and I'll be able to see it. Wow.. Sucks to have OCD.

You'll be glad it does overhang a little when your OCD has you constantly removing panels and adjusting things. It's out just enough to grab with the tips of your fingers. Otherwise you would have to pry and possibly scratch the paint job.
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REP+ Really, by design? That's going to bother me since I'll have the case sitting sideways and I'll be able to see it. Wow.. Sucks to have OCD.
Thank-you.
You will get used to it though! I agree it's for the same reason Ragsters, wermad, and stickg1 just mentioned, as It does make it easier to grasp the top panel when removing it from the case.
    
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Thank-you.
You will get used to it though! I agree it's for the same reason Ragsters, wermad, and stickg1 just mentioned, as It does make it easier to grasp the top panel when removing it from the case.

REP+ Ragsters, wermad, and stickg1. Will try to get used to it LOL..
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post #8396 of 22267
Tip: If you can, reach in from the inside and on a corner or smaller edge, push out a bit to pop out the panel.
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For those who have Mercury line pedestals... Is the case supposed to sit a few mm off the pedestal due to the screws being there that connect the front and back panels to construct the pedestal?
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The lip on the back was the first thing I asked also, was given the explanation that it gives you the edge to grab a hold of to remove the top. Easier when you have the 120mm top, you just grab the sides.

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The lip on the back was the first thing I asked also, was given the explanation that it gives you the edge to grab a hold of to remove the top. Easier when you have the 120mm top, you just grab the sides.


Great, thank you for confirming REP+thumb.gif
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post #8400 of 22267
Jim designed the lip, as others have stated, to allow for easier removal of the panel. No sense in buying an enthusiast grade chassis only to scratch it up with tools to get the panels off. Our cases aren't so much designed as they are engineered, which is also why you won't see magnets holding on panels or plastic clips that break easily.
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