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That looks sweet!! :rockout: I wish I could do that but I just bought my Corsair and knowing my luck I'd start having problems!

I'd like to join if that's cool.
 

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you guys make me interesting in my case , thanks , i want to join
Welcome:toast:
That looks sweet!! :rockout: I wish I could do that but I just bought my Corsair and knowing my luck I'd start having problems!

I'd like to join if that's cool.
You need to be very careful when playing with the PS. If you are unsure try just covering/painting the outside first, here are a few simple ideas
http://www.mnpctech.com/CarbonFiber.html
(they have several different ones)

and welcome to you too:toast:
 
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I've done it before just not to one that works above my expectations. I think I'll do it to the Nspire I now have laying around. I am thinking about getting some blue uv sleeving and sleeving the Corsair so it goes with my case color scheme.
 
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Been developing a techstation









The idea being to take the best features of a case (directed airflow, protection, looks) and the best features of a techstation (ease of access, toolfree HW changes, versatility) and put them together using materials that are strong, light, attractive and easy to get.

The one in the Pics above is V3 and is 18" wide x 14" x 14". I have two other versions that are 14" x 14" x 14". One with a lid and one without.
 

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Nice Job CD..I like the carry handles
 
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I am just working with what I can handle. I am starting to wonder if acrylic is not really a suitable material. With oil prices rising plastic has become very expensive. It's heavy and brittle, scratches easily, collects dust , promotes static and is a real PITA to work with.

As a woodworker I wonder if I should not return to what I enjoy most and use a combination of wood and metal for the next version. Some nice B-2 birch ply banded in hard wood maybe...1/2" would be adequate.
 

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one other issue with plastics, they retain heat a LOT more than metals do. My first SFF comp was plastic, never do that again.
Its fine to mold and add bits but its just not the most effecient material.

Wood looks so beautiful, I just not detail oriented enough to make it look nice.
 
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nice job cd, i wish i had more time, been so busy with school lately, bu thank god im ready to graduate in august, those pcs in my room are waiting for me they should prepare, i want to add some peltier cooling and mod my ps expect a log of those thing take care and keep having fun
 
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Did a quick install and everything works great. Now I gotta start on another client build lol...
 

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I will be painting my case some day soon. Anyone have some hints/tips on painting the inside of a case?
 

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check out the thread in my sig.
 
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Did some heat forming....













lol
 

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what are you making?
 

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louvers, very nice
 
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Getting there...maybe after a couple more tries.
 

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I have a hard time with patience... I cant wait for the plastic to heat up so I crank up the heat and get the air bubbles.

Lower temp+ more time=nicer bends.

I love the jig, thanks for the picts of it.
 
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If I could find thermoforming plastic in UV green I would be in fat city.
 
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wow, very cool Cyber... very cool indeed
 
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Ok so I am working on figuring out how i want to mount my duel 120mm radiator for my water cooling and if I want it mounted off the back of my case i need to add at least a 25mm spacer which will just be a 120mm fan with the fan bit removed and sealed to the other fan. This is what I have drawn up so far sorry I don't have a case rendered to show the mounting of it fully. The bottom fan will be pull air from my case out through the radiator and the top fan will be sucking air through the radiator.

Both fan setups will have some type of filter on them also.

 
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So I talked with my boss at work today over my design and he thinks i should do this setup.



The small tabs are 13mm spacers so i can still mount it off my 120mm vent in the rear but at the same time i should block the rear vent to prevent hot case air from being sucked through the radiator. Instead my psu fan being 120mm should be plenty to suck my case air out.
 

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i painted my case. WM is vary bad because i didn't have time to work on it. anyways here is a pic
 
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I would like to join this club house of yours... i was also wondering if you had any more of those modded fans, the ones where you cut off the nubs and bond-o'ed em, if so i would relel like two 120mm's... i don't have any pictures of any modds, but thats because im attemping my first modd... i have seen a lot of your work and plan to get if only half as good as you...

I really enjoyed your work log on turning that $19 case, it was really awesome!

btw i have one question to ask of you. is there any way i can run a jet fighter type toggle switch as my power on and off??? would 9i have to run a normal push botton and then in-line the jet fighter switch with it, just like a kill-switch on a car????

i will post pictures of my mod as i complete it!
 

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Details Details Details
 

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That is simply awesome Cyber!
 

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Been playing around a lot with plastic lately...