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Phantom 690




So, I'm gonna do a NZXT phantom inspired case mod of my cm690. The outside/inside are going to be painted gloss/flat white, with black accents.

UPDATES:
Update 1. Initial Cutting.
Update 2: The Painting Begins: (and is cut short)
Update 3: Accents and Panels

Update 4: Home stretch
Edited by tombom - 3/12/11 at 2:33am
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Initial Cutting:

Spent about a day deconstructing my case.



Took out all the stuff in the front grille for aesthetics and airflow.



Dremeled out the bottom PSU and 140mm fan holes. I'm hoping to add pantyhose for dust because before my case was pretty dusty.



Behind 120



Top 2 140mm



Inside: I cut some holes in the mobo tray for cable management: top left: 8 pin. Top right: PSU 24 pin. Mid right: Sata. Bottom Right: power on, hd led, etc, Bottom mid: USB ports.



Top Grille removed for airflow.



But as you can see, due to the weather, I'm not going to be painting for a little while. Maybe a week or so.
Edited by tombom - 3/7/11 at 7:41pm
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nice so far so good now MOD more lol
    
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Sounds like quite a plan! Looking forward to what you make of it.
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Nice moccasins
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hysteria~ View Post
Nice moccasins


I am native american ya know.

They're my house lounge shoes.

Weather's looking better and I'm going to get some paint today so get ready for some updates.
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Bought some paint yesterday. I'll be sanding today probably.
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Update 2: The Painting Begins: (and is cut short)

So, I decided to apply the primer to my case!

After spending yesterday sanding the son of a gun down, I came up with this magnificent sheen (in places):











Here's the primer I'm using:



Warming up the paint:



And here's the results:











And my work has been cut short due to rain. I might resume soon so keep a look out.
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Update 3: Accents and panels




Edited by tombom - 3/7/11 at 7:41pm
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