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post #91 of 22014
I am also doing a slight notch cut to the top of the M8 case to clear the XSPC RX360 radiators now. I spoke with Jim about this a few weeks ago and he made a revision to the top of the case, but I know he use a PA 120.3 radiator, which has the ports set inwards more. It's just the XSPC rads use the wide spacing for the G1/4 ports with hex bungs, and of course, the corner of the hex is what doesn't clear. I'm checking the clearance now, as I believe I only have to cut a very small notch to clear the rad, not much at all.
     
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post #92 of 22014
Here's a picture of how much needs to be notched out to clear the XSPC rad for top mounting. I'll be doing mod tomorrow.
     
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post #93 of 22014
If you are also using 3/4"exterior diameter tubing with compression fittings, you may need deeper notches.
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post #94 of 22014
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If you are also using 3/4"exterior diameter tubing with compression fittings, you may need deeper notches.

I already modded the top panel and installed one radiator. The G1/4 port is raised, and protrudes behind the aluminum top panel. It should clear fine from what I'm looking at, but I'll check shortly
     
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post #95 of 22014
I hope it does for you. As far as I could tell it would not fit well for me. Still love the case tho.
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post #96 of 22014
I'm using EK compression fittings for 7/16ID-5/8OD tubing. I test fitted two this morning and it's fine. Here's some pics of the cuts I made and with the radiator installed with the EK fittings. I preferred the 7/16 tubing since it passes through the cutouts between the left and right sides with ease.
     
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post #97 of 22014
Looks good. Glad it worked out.

Just for the interested, 1/2" interior 3/4" exterior tubing also passes through the cutouts.
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post #98 of 22014
My MH10 finally showed up! Had a very brief moment where I slipped home long enough to bring the case inside the house - took a few pictures but had to run back to school for parent's night!

Here is a picture from my iphone, placed the box next to the front of my Suzuki Grand Vitara for a comparison. The packing job was superb - I have only seen one company that is in the same league (and that says alot since I worked in logistics and international shipping for a while...)

More pictures to follow in my build log when I get a chance... but having a hectic weekend coming up I am super anxious now!

*Note* the box is sitting with the vertical portion actually being the length of the case and the flatside facing me is actually the bottom dimension of the case.
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post #99 of 22014
Uploaded a bunch of shots from the unboxing - will have to finish adding comments and further pictures maybe this weekend, just wanted to at least get something up.

Build Log: Case Labs MH10 #1 - King Kong ain't got___ on me!

This thing looks even sexier than I thought it would! The shape, to me, is actually fairly attractive... wubsmiley.gif
    
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post #100 of 22014
Where is everyone placing their pumps?

I'm trying to find a clean place to put my pump (MCP35x). My original intent was to "hide" it in the second side with the psu/hdd, but not finding a suitable tube routing without affecting wires from the psu.
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