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I've repurposed a couple of these on occasion...
I have found this.. but i need to buy some tin snips to cut it, plus i will need to apply something to the edges due to sharpness.


Also this stuff which is far easier to work with but not as durable.


And thinking of spraying the entire chassis in Gloss Red.


It is a cheapo case, but some creativity could make it better.

In fact this may just turn into a full project.

X58 BloodRage from Foxconn as inspiration and Old 1945 and upwards car styling...
 
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bet everyones done this, vrm cooling on a shoestring :) my chick like it.
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But i need to mesh it up, any idea for good meshing to glue to the front of the case?
Black window screen mesh, cut and folded to fit. You can get either the flexible stuff or the ridged varieties at most hardware stores. Not too expensive either. If you can't find it in black, a can of flat black spray paint will do nicely. Just remember, 3 or 4 light coats are always stronger/better than one thick coat. Dripage sucks and looks terrible.
 
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Black window screen mesh, cut and folded to fit. You can get either the flexible stuff or the ridged varieties at most hardware stores. Not too expensive either. If you can's find it in black, a can of flat black stray paint will do nicely. Just remember, 3 or 4 light coats are always stronger/better than one thick coat. Dripage sucks and looks terrible.
Oooh, Lex has a point here! They make black screen mesh that's designed to be "pet proof". We used some on the lower half of our porch when I screened it in. Tough stuff, still very flexible, but not going to just shred, and looks pretty sleek.
 
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Is there a rap song as " Ghetto mods " ? Somebody should do it.
 
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Love looking back at these old 2008-2011 era builds. Non existent cable mangements options on the cases, inefficent air coolers, and laughable stock GPU coolers. PC hardware has come a long way for sure

4890 3rd party cooler mod. I was going to add a larger VRM heatsink + ram cooler but seems like the stock plate does a good enough job of it anyways. Thats why there is some fins missing as it was on a HIS H487FN1GP before and the heatsink used to fit in that gap.
Love this post and the pictures (page 7 post #167). You still post on here so I thought you would get a good laugh looking back at your 2009 era zip tie mod
 
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