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Project: Aluminum Water Cooling Case

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Spotswood, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Wile E

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    Ugh. I know that pain. lol.
     
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    Time for a steady hand and a Dremel ;)
     
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    Back sheet cut to width, height and the hole for the 10-slot motherboard tray routed out.

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    The inner and outer front sheets, cut to final length.

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    My god, that thing is a monster. I want one for my server.
     
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    So, I assume you are going to paint this?

    The bare metal kind of looks nice. :D
     
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    Yes. Gloss black powder coating.
     
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    Well, that will look nice too, I guess. ;) :laugh:
     
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    Gloss black powder coating will look great.
     
  10. Wile E

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    You should powder coat it Swingline Stapler Red.
     
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    Where did you source that 10 slot motherboard tray?

    And, its an epic build... I cant wait to see more!
     
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    Probably a Mountain Mods tray
     
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    Crunching for Team TPU
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    Shelves!

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    thats one huge son of a case :p
     
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    Holy balls, Batman. That thing is crazy huge. I'm loving this so far.
     
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    The 5.25-inch drive bay rails:


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    Nice, /sub
     
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    dude, long time no update.!!!
     
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    I bolted the 5.25-inch drive rail assemblies to the front inner sheet.

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    Note how the extra deep rails will completely hide the drives and cables.

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    Another design benefit of the front air duct is hiding all of the mounting hardware.

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    hey, do you sand/ brush the aluminium?
     
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    Yes. I think I used 150 grit on the drive rails. :toast:
     
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    Wow looks good but this case is hilariously big! Could fit a small cluster of computers in there if you wanted :p
     

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