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Compaq case mod

Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by adcom32, Apr 13, 2010.

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    cool i might have to buy some.
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    how do i mod the leds and cathodes because you said it can be done but you never explained to me how to do it but i guess we can wait till the end or close to the end of the project.
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    Tip: remember there is a certain. Dremel disc for different types of material such as steel, plastic, aluminum etc. Like using a thick metal disc on plastic can tear it up leaving rough cuts. Just use your best judget, like light dics's for soft material and heavier disc's for thicker material.
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    so you mean for metel i sould use a thin disk or should i use a thick disk?

    i will also be testing on that other case for the right disk.
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    Thick for metal and thin for plastic. It's good to test the disc's, but not too much because you want to make then last. The small cheap disc's break really easily and can sometimes go flying! so watch out for that.
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    this is my first mod so cant wait to see what comes of it. so any little help counts
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    No problem, I am happy to help:toast: I love modding cases and I aways incourage others to do the same if they're up for the challenge.:)
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    how do i mod my led fans to yellow?
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    Always use safety glasses when using a Dremel, especially if you aren't experienced with it. Those discs shatter and shrapnel goes everywhere.

    I swear I saw MKMods or Cyberdruid show a how-to on changing Fan LEDs, but I can't find it.
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    I made whole how to post somewhere, let me dig it up.
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    ok thanks alot!!!:toast:
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    adcom32..the two or three. good bigger discs i sent you will be great for metal, they stand up very well. the smaller discs in the tube are for plastic and such , and be careful as those break realy easily!, also remember to let the dremel do the work, dont force it or you can break a disc, bend a shaft or wear the disc out faster! I will be modding my case as well once my w/c parts arrive, as i need to make room for everything inside the case. It seems to me that you realy enjoy doing this sort of stuff, so that always makes a difference on the final product!
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    yeah i like making my own stuff rather tham buying already built stuff cause anybody can buy something, but it takes skills to mod and such on and by the way my name is jeff, whats yours? dean duh, lol
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    did you find it yet t77?
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    ok well i just read an article about modding a desk and i thought that would be a great idea so what you yall think i should do?
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    Modding a desk would be cool, but focus on one project at a time your nothing will ever get done.;)

    Sorry I never got back to ya on the led fan mod, It was awhile back so it got erased from my history. I will make another one.

    So any progress so far?
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    Desk mods are awesome. Have you guys seen moonpigs desk mod?
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    thats going to be sick cant wait to see it.:toast:
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    Yeah he cut the back fan grill out and is working on removing the hdd bays atm.
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