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  1. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    blurry burly :( I only likt this kind of blurry personally link nsfw maybe......

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    My 6 year old says dont paint the phase! Dont know....I do know I might want the part from the phase to glow.


    also 2 water loops and other things needs paint. Test shot needed the machine back for a bit,


    Ideas? like the colors? not showing front yet:)
     
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    You are having way too much fun :D
     
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  3. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    U think? LOL Yea I am!!!

    Slept on the phase color. I think I will paint it the silver that's on top with the shinny and those grills red like on the side wall.
     
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    D. That looks SWEETNESS!! Now, I see that you haven't done something... Put that name in your System Specs!! Or, name it... The official Gundam! :roll:
     
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    So what else can we find to paint that hasn't been painted yet. Nice job once again, I want to paint my Cisco router & switch black & change the fans
     
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    You could paint your monitor. Take it all apart and make it match your case:)

    wires with plastic paint(yes it's movable I have it on my jeep summer doors LOl )


    What kind of paint seals? I don't have the funds for a sears powerdercoater ATM:(


    Do I just need to go get car clear sealer paint?

    Also going to sand out what you see above another good coat. Hook up a heat lamp this weekend:)

    I used too be really really good in art as a kid up untill 8th grade when I quit. In fact some of my old middle school teachers still use some of my stuff as examples to this day. I found that out last year. I think I might be good at this if I can get the tools down, and really start working at it.....

    I always went to summer art camps and stuff I just really used to like art. Now my art is different it's not real life art it's out there art.



    One thing I would like to learn is how to driml in art into the Plexiglas and hook leds at the ends and it follows the path. do mulit sheets and you can have a real piece of art.
     
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    Hey Mark, I finally got some SketchUps done of the flat HTPC case we discussed. Tell me what you think about this and whether of not it would be too complicated for you to fab in aluminum. Time and funds would be no issue, but if it needs to be simplified (i.e., boxed off, no rounded parts) let me know and I will adjust the drawing. I have a couple more ideas in mind, but this would be ideal for what I want.

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    the cool thing about the time we live in (as opposed to the 1800s) is basically NOTHING is too difficult...
    Got a big wallet?:laugh:

    The curved piece would be no prob, just get a piece of alum rolled. Is there enough room for the GPU? or would you mount it 90deg?
    LOL, you would be so fricken fun to go shopping with...:respect:

    I love those sanding block/sponges
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    Powdercoating is only for metal, and the part needs to be baked in an oven after. (wifes/moms dont always appreciate the taste of burning paint in their food)

    Next time use a Lacquer paint as it will dry in a few min and can be sanded right away. Some Enamels can take weeks to dry before sanding (baking them (at reasonable temps) speeds up the drying process))
     
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    you guys are awesome, so many ideas so little time to follow.
     
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    lol, nice vids DaMulta. Rambling with slight coherence makes for an interesting style.

    My time is coming. Just got mostly moved into my new apartment/house. Just as soon as they clear out the garage full of stuff from the last tenant, i can get to my own sub-zero modding experiences. o.o
     
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    The plan is to use a riser cable for the video and sound cards. Don't focus too much on the placement of the MB and HDDs. They are just there to give a rough indication of the size and goal of the setup. The side panels will house 4 dual 92mm radiators. The bottom compartment is for the Power Supply and BD-ROM and perhaps the ATI Digital Tuner cards if I can't find an elegant way to mount them in the main compartment.

    I haven't ruled out using wood. It has its benefits... mainly being that I can stain and finish it to match the rest of the entertainment center furniture. Fiberglass is a 'no'. It will be either aluminum or wood.

    Fabbing this out of aluminum is well beyond my current metal working skill level. I just don't have the hands-on time nor the work facility/tooling to do it professionally. Hopefully some time next year I will have a garage/shop and can really get busy with designing and building stuff like this. But until then, I will rely on the experience of you all.

    Mark, yhpm.
     
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    got a new project, picked up one of these for nowt last week,
    its going next to my tv:)
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    better cooling, and replaced the axp2000 with a 2400.
    also quieter hd,
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    only bugger is the psu died, so have to get another at some point, had to improvise for now . . .
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    DaMulta there needs to be a series of those vids :rockout:

    spud107: Its amazing how small those cases are till you see the insides. I designed one before that made much better use of its space, il look for the picts.
     
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    EnergyFX, if you made that curve tall enough you'd be able to make the cd drive open vertically...reducing actual necessary 'footprint' in the room.
    plus it would look hella cool.
    lol
     
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    Damulta... Your having to much fun with Youtube!

    I do have to say FX, if you can do it vertical... it would be different! Just don't know what the range of opening is for that drive
     
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    Keep in mind, the actual range only needs to be about 60% of the opening. Sliding a disc in doesn't require the full amount of space :)

    I still want to find a Wii-like disc drive, that doesn't require any additional range at all.
     
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    slot-loading drives? ;)
     
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    here is my recent work
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    painted mobo
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    Pretty cool there Pos pc. One tip about painting Hdds...Some have a small breather hole to vent the insides, make sure not to paint over the hole.
     
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    i looked all around for any holes but didn't find any :wtf: but thanks :toast:
     
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    hey POS, great lap job dude :toast:


    By the way is your Mobo installed int he case now, I cant even tell whats what in there no more lol. SOOOO black.
     
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    yes its in the case :laugh: i love the black :D
     
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    youtube needs to hurry up with my uploads


    p_o_s_pc what does it look like with the side wall?

    Have tried tried any lights on it?
     

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