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#1
Looking for any type of old full tower case that you might have laying in a garage or something. Im looking to start getting into case modding and i thought this would be a good start.
 
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i thought about that but i cant seem to find a cheep full tower
 
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thats a good point!

well i thought i would use it for my current rig which i would like to be a full tower. but i guess i could just work my way up to it. i would mod my current case but i hate it too much
 

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thats a good point!

well i thought i would use it for my current rig which i would like to be a full tower. but i guess i could just work my way up to it. i would mod my current case but i hate it too much
Those are the best to mod...cutting the crap out of a case you dont like can be really rewarding:rockout:

The case spearman linked to is an excellent one to mod.
120mm fan for exhaust
hole behind the mobo for ventilation and hiding wires
Hdd rack not blocking incoming air
smooth front (like blank palate)
usually cheaper cases are made from thinner metal (easier to cut)
 
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Those are the best to mod...cutting the crap out of a case you dont like can be really rewarding:rockout:
:laugh: yea but the whole side is a window already. maybe ill get creative
 
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Why not hit up your local craigslist? Usually you can find a bunch of old cases for cheap or free. Shipping a case is super expensive.
 
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Why not hit up your local craigslist? Usually you can find a bunch of old cases for cheap or free. Shipping a case is super expensive.
Yea shipping ranges from $30-50 for a case. It's so heavy!!
 
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LOL, maybe full of parts... Newegg is like $14
(remember its a lite weight case)
Yeah but you know newegg gets a huge volume discount with their shipping partners. Its going to cost them a lot less to ship a case than it will for the average person to ship a case.


Oh and spearman, that case is hideous. :shadedshu
 

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I just sent a full tower (alum) with 2 PSs, mobo and asst parts to So Cal on Fri and it was $24 for USPS priority.

I really like your "Buy local" idea though. We need to support those close by us and its really cool to recycle old cases as well.
 
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I just sent a full tower (alum) with 2 PSs, mobo and asst parts to So Cal on Fri and it was $24 for USPS priority.

I really like your "Buy local" idea though. We need to support those close by us and its really cool to recycle old cases as well.
yea i like that idea. who lives in chicago and has an old case i can buy:toast:
 
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wow thats exactly where i live same county. ill look into it
Looks like a pretty sweet case for $25. You could probably haggle it down a little too.
Should have lots of potential to mod.

Ive been keeping my eyes open for an old case on my local craigslist for free or cheap to mod. Haven't seen anything in a while. I think I might stop by goodwill tomorrow and take a look.
 
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Looks like a pretty sweet case for $25. You could probably haggle it down a little too.
Should have lots of potential to mod.

Ive been keeping my eyes open for an old case on my local craigslist for free or cheap to mod. Haven't seen anything in a while. I think I might stop by goodwill tomorrow and take a look.
yea i might have to go get that case after coming to this website i have really wanted to start modding. already bought all the stuff i need to do it too :D