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Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by SkyKast, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. theJesus

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    Ahhh, ok, now I understand what you're doing with the holes. That'll look pretty sweet!

    As for the paint, I have no idea what to tell you :ohwell:
     
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    nice i have been looking over this thread. it looks like it's gonna me kick ass. can't wait to see how the ol' sony turns out
     
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    Ok the fans came in today!
    Unfortunately I cant do anything with them without the mesh so its just waiting now.

    I finished cutting out the window on the side as well.

    I will update with picts once my camera charges up!
     
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    Woo!
     
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    yah thats what I said lol
     
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    C'mon man pics already jeez!!!!1!!!!111!!!eleven! I wanna see this window. :p
     
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    they're coming!!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol
     
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    Here is the pic update!!!

    Sorry to keep you waiting but my camera had to charge.

    Here are the window holes that I cut out in the side, it's still a bit rought i still need to grind and file to even it out:

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    Here is all the new fans and neons and stuff:

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    And a close-up of the fans:

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    ALSO, I ordered some sleeving which should be arriving with the mesh and the plastic for the window Saturday or Monday

    Since I am having a window I want it to look as good and clean as possible in there and I think the sleeving will help!
     
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    nice job cutting out the side panel, looks really good. Are you going to put rubber on the cut edges?
     
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    Thanks and yeah it came with the window kit I ordered
     
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    ooo looks good. Wish i had the tools to 'properly' cut metal. At the moment im having to heat it up and bend it :/ .

    One thing, are you buying any new hardware? Just thinking that the stuff in the first pictures might look slightly out of place with all the cool modding.

    Good work though, it's going to look good.
     
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    Looking great Sky!
     
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    I really like the way that window is looking :).

    I agree with MoonPig about the hardware though. As much fun as modding is, I probably would've sacrificed some of the materials in favor of new hardware.
     
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    that sucks

    good point about the hardware guys, I understand but we will see how it looks when its all together =/

    THANKS!
     
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    looks great so far man!
     
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    l@@king good man. nice first mod :)!
     
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    tbh, I wasn't mentioning it because of looks; I was just saying to give it a bit more juice ;)
    I think it'll look great with the mods though :toast:
     
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    yah, if i was to get SOME new hardware what do you recommend i get?

    Edit: this isnt going to be used for gaming i just want it to be kinda snappy
     
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    What are the specs right now?
     
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    LOL wish I knew, we will discuss this once I boot it up tomorrow. I'll hook it all up on my floor and check the specs.
     
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    the window cut came out really nice,, If you file down the burrs & wetsand the edges, then primer, paint & apply a good double sided tape for the window,, you'll have a very clean looking window mod.
     
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    :laugh: ok then. As long as the HDD, PSU, and disc drives are suitable, the only thing I would consider upgrading is the motherboard, CPU, and RAM. You should be able to get a cheap socket 775 mobo with integrated graphics for ~$40. You can get cheap RAM for ~$20 or less. And I've seen Pentium D's sold here for ~$20.

    Wetsanding would be overkill imo, since he's got the rubber c-channel or whatever it's called coming with the window kit.
     
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    sorry for my lack of experience but what are burs and how do you wetsand? Dunk the sandpaper in water? Lol
     
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    Sweet I'll look into that

    Idk what wetsanding is soo...
     

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