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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by stevednmc, Jun 8, 2010.

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    stevednmc New Member

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    Hey guys! Lookin to cut a big square out of my case for the cpu heat sink access, as my case doesnt have one. I have marked out where i need to cut..now the choice is what is the best thing to use to do a nice clean square cut? Im thinkin dremel, any other ideas are welcome!
     
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    drill a hole and use a fine toothed blade on a jig saw;)
     
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    I would imagine a jigsaw if you have access to one.
     
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    Dremel's are great for cutting straight, or even plunge cuts. You can pick one up with a ton of accessories for under $100.
     
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    well, is it steel or aluminum?? if its steal dont even try using a dremel, you'll ware the dremel out before cutting the hole. I'd say jigsaw
     
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    Thanks much! You know its funny, i didnt even think jigsaw, an obvious solution. Im glad i asked.
     

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