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so I have a Thermaltake Kandalf LCS.
it is a very nice case, but it lacks many of the basic needs for today cases and PC's.

I have already cut some holes for better cable management.

case info on Thermaltak website

I will be doing:
cutting more holes for better cable management
sanding down the edges of the holes I already cut
cut a big hole behind the mobo were the cpu is
did not do that
drilling holes and cutting holes at the bottom to add intake fans

I will be also be panting the case black the come the spring.

tools:
dremel 300 (all needed bits and cutting disks)
pilers
screwdrivers (most likely will not be using them)


the goals were :
to give the case support for better cable management
lower temps by adding fans and incensing the cable management
give the case a newer look and feel


off to do the work
will take pic's with etch step taken
and will post them when done



I am done
I did not do the best job cuz my dremel was acting up


see pic's below
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 2/22/11 at 9:55pm
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I've always like that case. Can't wait to see some pics!
    
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my dremel is have problems so I may take awhile to finish up


hole for motherboard power cord
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hole for fan
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Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 2/22/11 at 9:42pm
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I'm all done biggrin.gif:band:

I did not cut a hole in the motherboard tray
my dremel was acting up

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Hey what is that fan hub you are using? That looks like it lays nice and flat and not bulky at all.
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Originally Posted by RAFFY;12490980 
Hey what is that fan hub you are using? That looks like it lays nice and flat and not bulky at all.

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