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jbunch07, I like where this is going. Some 120mm case fans should remove hot air from that nicely. I also see the point of this build, you want a PC that's there and usable but doesn't scream, "Hey look at me, I'm something worth stealing" etc.
Thanks and yes that is exactly what I'm going for!
 

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jbunch07, I like where this is going. Some 120mm case fans should remove hot air from that nicely. I also see the point of this build, you want a PC that's there and usable but doesn't scream, "Hey look at me, I'm something worth stealing" etc.
Yeah good point. Most will never see the wires coming out of the back!
That brings me to the question just how are you planing to wire it all up? where are your wires going to come out? How will you rout them in the box? I like the build. I just want to see more and hear more.
 

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Yeah good point. Most will never see the wires coming out of the back!
That brings me to the question just how are you planing to wire it all up? where are your wires going to come out? How will you rout them in the box? I like the build. I just want to see more and hear more.
Cable routing will be done once I get all my parts but I have plans for drilling some hole in the shelves to help with that!
This is a WIP and is far from finished but I'm confident that it will look nice once all the saw dust settles.
 

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Cable routing will be done once I get all my parts but I have plans for drilling some hole in the shelves to help with that!
This is a WIP and is far from finished but I'm confident that it will look nice once all the saw dust settles.
I do not doubt that it wont be nice.
 
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You can paint if if you want. Just go to walmart and get some interior latex and your good to go. They can custom mix you any color you want. This is a neat concept. Great job so far.
 

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If I paint it anything it would be black...but ill decide all of that once it's done thanks for the info though!
 

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If I paint it anything it would be black...but ill decide all of that once it's done thanks for the info though!
Paint it pink and NO one will even think about steeling it! :roll:
 
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Unless the burglar is a girl. That happens to like pink.

Or a gay guy. :laugh:
 
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I think you have come up with a great idea jbunch07. Also I think Trickson may steal the ideal so get a patent quick. I even think he sublimely trying to get you to paint it pink. He's using you for his R&D.
 

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I think you have come up with a great idea jbunch07. Also I think Trickson may steal the ideal so get a patent quick. I even think he sublimely trying to get you to paint it pink. He's using you for his R&D.
:laugh::roll::respect:
 

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Small update

Mother board Tray is done!




Now Cut out Areas for cable routing.
Ignore the ruff edges these will be sanded soon





And the PSU support.



I had to screw on an addition bracket because the PSU would slide around.
Now the PSU stays put :)
 

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I may have a bolt on support bracket to hold a PSU from the outside here somewhere. It's yours if you want it.

Will check my parts box to locate if you're interested:cool:
 

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I may have a bolt on support bracket to hold a PSU from the outside here somewhere. It's yours if you want it.

Will check my parts box to locate if you're interested:cool:
Thanks but that won't be necessary. This should work just fine!
 

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Another Update today! Got holes drilled for my intake fans and optical drive bay.

All ruff edges from cutting will be sanded so don't worry about those.







My cpu cooler comes tomorrow so I'm waiting to cut the exhaust fans so i can line them up just right with the cooler fans Corsair A70 :cool:
This thing is starting to look a little more like a computer now!
 

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Another Update today! Got holes drilled for my intake fans and optical drive bay.

All ruff edges from cutting will be sanded so don't worry about those.

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/Jbunch08/2012-03-13_18-23-00_516.jpg

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/Jbunch08/2012-03-13_18-23-21_446.jpg

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq280/Jbunch08/2012-03-13_18-23-42_200.jpg

My cpu cooler comes tomorrow so I'm waiting to cut the exhaust fans so i can line them up just right with the cooler fans Corsair A70 :cool:
This thing is starting to look a little more like a computer now!
THAT board looks GREAT in there!
 

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Coming along :toast:
 
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This is a really neat project and it seems to be coming along nicely. Sub'd

Oh, btw, I think I have this same precision driver kit as in the pic:



Made by Husky and has a flexible extension, right?
 

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It is a husky kit but mine didn't have a flexible extension just a regular extension :(
Well, you got ripped off! Nah, jk, I never even use that extension anyways lol
 
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Great job there Jbunch
 
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Subbed!
 

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#49
She's Done

This was a fun project! Here are some shots of the completed build!
:toast:
First here are some shots of the CPU cooler a Corsair A70 :)





ANd finally the finished product!
All that is left to do now is some cable management.









All that's left to be done is the cable management and perhaps paint it???
 

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Nice job :toast:

Can't wait to see version 2.0 :D