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$5 Mesh Mod for Lancool K-62

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I wanted to change the mesh on the front of my K-62 to improve looks and airflow but balked at the price of modders mesh. Instead, I went to a dollar store and bought an ugly grey mesh file holder for $5.

Using pliers, wire cutters, and a screw driver I successfully tore it to pieces and made a new mesh cover for the front 140mm fan in a couple of hours. I think it looks pretty awesome for $5!

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post #2 of 10
Nice work, I would re-do the top two pieces though to make them straight.
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Nice job.
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Nice job for five bucks!
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Nice work, I would re-do the top two pieces though to make them straight.
Thanks everyone. I'm definitely going to do some touch-up work later on. I also want to replace the mesh in the Silverstone drive enclosure above the fan controller so everything matches. It's going to take my hands a few days to heal from the thousands of tiny wire cuts so I don't think I'll get to it until next weekend.
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Know where I'm getting mesh next time i need it
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lol how sturdy is it i been thinkibng of doing somthing on my door of my case to get rid of the window and offer more air flow.
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Reminds me of a mod I once did....


My God I've learned so much since then.
Edited by SmasherBasher - 4/3/11 at 10:52pm
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lol how sturdy is it i been thinkibng of doing somthing on my door of my case to get rid of the window and offer more air flow.
It's actually surprisingly sturdy and bendable, and at $5 you might as well give it a shot.
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