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Taking a reg case and making it ROCK!

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by MKmods, Feb 26, 2008.

  1. theJesus

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    yeah, I can understand not liking to write articles. That was pretty cool of you to do it though, and equally cool that the admin asked you to and helped you write it :toast:
     
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    wow well as much as you hate them that was a sweet article, I could imagine..."MKmods Weekly"
    A magazine of your work would be sweet :p
     
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    That SFF box is killer!!!!!
     
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    They are a pretty cool group of guys (mostly from the UK) Kempez (Matt) basically was responsible for it.

    Hey Sky and theJesus here is a link to a few of my SFF cases I had here at TPU
    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=54817
     
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    wow those are some ass-kicking cases LOL especially the Lego one!!!
     
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    Those are amazing cases. I've actually seen that thread before I think, and I've always loved the Lego case cuz I've been a "lego maniac" since I was 4 years old :D
     
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    Its funny but it dosent matter what crazy thing I do to a mod.. Carbon Fiber, no wires, H20...When I go to Lans people really love the Lego one, it uses a silly VIA 1000 CPU but they dont care everyone thinks its the coolest. Some day I would love to rebuild it with a bit newer hardware.
     
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    I've always wanted to make a lego case. DFI LP board + Palit card with their yellow cooler would be so awesome looking in a lego case :rockout:
     
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    I'm notsaying I don't like your other mods it's just that the Lego one stands out the most because it is the most unique in the way of it probably never being done before
     
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    I understood what you were saying..The Lego one is funny, someone saw it on a Russian site, I have no clue what they say about it.
    http://www.modnews.ru/news/modding/2008/3/3/6324/
     
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    I think a lot of people appreciate the Lego one because it's kinda nostalgic and it doesn't cost an arm and a leg for the material or tools. All the carbon fiber and other expensive/fancy stuff are purely amazing works of art in their own right but something like a lego case will probably always stand out more than any uber case :laugh:
     
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    well, I was thinking along the lines of the fact that there's a lot of people out there who still have a big tub of legos somewhere from when they were kids. Hell, my friends and I still buy legos sometimes just cuz they're so damned awesome :laugh:

    btw: partially translated version of that link here

    edit: Oh, and with the prices of nice SFF cases today, legos are still probably cheaper :p
     
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    Thanks for that, I tried 10 times on my own and never could understand it.

    (and yes Legos are cheaper than a fancy SFF case,, and another cool thing if you drill a hole in one in the wrong place just throw it away and replace the block)
     
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    lol I still can't really understand it, Russian seems to always :nutkick: translators
     
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    I went to check out your lego mod on that russian site, & noticed they have some of my mods on there,, Thanks for the link, I wish I knew what they are saying.
     
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    pretty cool to see ur stuff half a world away:cool:
     
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    well said
     
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    Thanks Sky for that.
    I was having trouble finding some hex mesh for this mod (usually MNPCTech but they are out) and than a miracle happened
    http://www.cyberdruidpc.com/catalog/index.php
    Big thanks CD for the fast shipping and by the way, very nice site.
     
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    woah thats perfect!

    I will be ordering that and keeping the morwe restricting mesh for something else
     
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    Ok I cant find the case for the 510 so I grabbed a piece of alum and made my own.
    (the front intake and top of the PS case will be alum mesh)
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    My plan is since CyberDruid was nice enough to sell me some alum mesh I am gonna make the back panel mesh 1 piece from the bottom to the top (covering the exhaust of the PS)
    Also since the Rosewill mod had that big oval hole in the top I mounted the PS with the heatsinks facing up and the top of the PS case will be mesh as well to vent the heat up. No sodas or liquids of any kind will be allowed to be set on top of this comp:laugh:
     
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    ^^^ looking good. How long do you project till its done?
     
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    wow nice

    I blame you for the economy crashing!!! noooooo you make your own stuff you need to BUY BUY BUY!

    oh btw MK can you post that link where you get the fake sticker CF? Thanks
     
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    LOL, at this rate never....I am hoping to get it assembled and wired over this weekend. I am having gaming withdrawals (I dont even play that much but something about "NOT" being able makes it worse)

    Most of the deal is wiring now, Probably take 3 days or so. Than last will be painting and Im not sure to powdercoat, anodize, paint or what yet.
    http://www.mnpctech.com/
    (they are a great group of guys, and its important to support the modding community)
     

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