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Tarantula Case Desk [kustom pc mawds, india]

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  1. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    The Design: Some final tweaks still need to be made.
    designed in simple and free Sketchup.
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    Materials :- high quality wood ply. and some bits of acrylic with metallic round hole mesh inserts.

    A package arrives:
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    Lots of HDD cages!
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    some new tools required for the job. A jigsaw, some c-clamps and an assortment of blades.
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    Trying out the jigsaw:
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    i like it.
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    nice start, but anyway it kind reminds me of leep
  3. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    you mean l3p?
    hes been helping me here and there lol.
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    o yeah, yep l3p :D:D
    but anyway with placing psu like that you couldnt hide those cables
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    yes and no. modular so not all wires are needed.
    also this isnt the final design. the motherboard and other things will get changed
  6. de.das.dude

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    The Donor Case:
    Rosewill Blackhawk Ultra. A previous window mod had been done my me on this; links in the signature.
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    Stripping It Down
    1. Fans, hdd easy removes, and a kilometer of wires; along with the top and front.
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    2.oops some fans still left.
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    much better

    3. After a drilling out the rivets, and a lot of fisticuffs with the drive cage:
    sans drive bays
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    and the drive bays.
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    The easy mount mechanism of the drive bays will be integrated into the drive bays of the build.
    The 5.25" drive bays will remain as is.

    4. So many screws and fixings.
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    yes thats an egg carton. those are handy for storing different types of screws temporarily.
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    with bigger space, i guess better if it looks like has no cables, maybe you can add some cover to make it clean
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    THERE ARE COVERS. LOOK AT THE IMAGES CAREFULLY YOULL SEE THE CORVERS ON STANDOFFS AS WELL AS THE MOTHERBOARD AND PSU TRAYS.

    believe me; im the most crazy level perfectionist/nitpicker ever possible :D
    the design has already gone through atleast 6 revisions.


    the psu and mobo tray is metallic, but the wire covers are all acrylic including that light up tarantula logo thing. that will be made out of acrylic.
    the will be around 30mm of space beneath the trays and the wire covers for routing.
    covers will be mounted using velcro strips on the standoffs and respective places.
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    If you shuffle it around you could easily put 2 pc's inside ;)
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    true, there is space for another motherboard. but thats for the future. currently will fit any eatx sized dual socket board.
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    After complete disassembly, my hands were too filthy to take pictures, sorry for that. Anyways, went straight to cleaning.
    1. Rubber grommets cleaned and dried
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    2. Fans were too filthy and need acetone to clean, which i didnt have enough off, so stored away for laters
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    3. Case disassembled, cleaned and stored away for then night
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    thats it for today. 4hours put in so far, so good.
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    wile--e would hate this
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    Great Job Bro :)
    My rig will look great now :D

    Why would he hate it?
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    he has arachnophobia. even the cute looking ones scare him :p
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    Ah Shucks but even I have arachnophobia :p
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    yoooo DDD good to see ya modding, im subbed!

    one question, why not a floating motherboard?? get that thing raised, trim the tray so its not exposed and decent lighting. would look great!

    kind of miss modding, maybe do a summer project if i got time.
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    it is indeed 30mm above the base. wires hath flow underneath thy tray.

    i can trim the tray...
    but what would the wires say?

    ringdingdingtingdingidingiding...
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    add another 20mm :p

    btw wires dont speak lol
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    I wouldn't be so sure about that :oops:
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    wires tell you how much effort you actually put into design
    you need to think ~poetically~
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    Speaking about wires, how're you gonna do the power/SATA cables for the army of HDD's?
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    they are gonna pop under the acrylic covers and emerge in front.
    will be finishing the final design tomorrow. will be a dual pc build this one X_X
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    You're going straight to hell for that one.
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    sketchup needs antialiasing, i always turn on AA or force it in driver when i'm using 3d tools, much more pleasant

    now... all those fans... have you calculated if this will be positive or negative pressure?
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    it will be neutral, exactly and the total volume of the case will be completely displaced 9 times a minute. so alls good :D
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