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Hey,

Well, it's modding time again :D - Been working on this one for about a week, reason i havn't posted it until now is because i've been busy and didn't want people waiting for slow updates. But now i've finished College for the Summer and can start putting some real effort in.

I've done quite abit so far, but would like to start getting ideas and help now.

This is my first time working with metal (My last mod was a desk...), so be patient with me.

So, here goes :rockout:

The Hardware:





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Please note, i didn't make the Mobo holes for PSU cables. I'm gunna have to tidy them up.

More to come tomorrow, it's 10:26pm at the moment.

Let me know what you think.
 

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Looking good so far ;)
 
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Same here

want to see how it comes out
 
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Nice idea with the optical drive!
 
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Subscribed as well!
Looking very good! Can't wait to see the finished product
 
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The reason hes had to do so much work to it ladies and gents is because it was my first attempt at spraying :D. No primer, one thick uneven coat of matt black paint was all that I did haha. And I take responsibility for those awful motherboard tray cuts, but hey, it was my first ever mod attempt (lol) and I have improved since :D
 
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haha, thanks for the replies guys.

Give me suggestions, i want to make this a good as possible. Also, tips would be awesome.

Kyle, no worries :D - Didn't take too long to strip. Was easier that Thermaltake's layers!
 
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I do like the cd drive being cut like that. You gonna put some plastic glass or something over it so nothing comes in contact with the laser?
I'd recommend setting up a few fans in the bottom for better airflow. All I can think of atm.
And what is gonna be done with the side panel?
 
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Not sure about Plastic, might just use a film.

As for the front, it'll have 3 x 5.25 and 2 x 120mm. Only. The DVD-Drive, The HD+Power and a Fan controller.

The Side will be a square cut instead of the TT X style. Then it'll match the bottom and top ;)
 
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I'm gonna keep an eye on this, wanna see how it turns out. Should be good...
 
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Thanks man.

No updates today guys. We had a family friend come round to inspect my wall for plastering (it's not simple as it's slightly damp :( ... ). Anyways, he said that that and afew other walls need treating (all the same issue). So i spent today removing the plaster from 3 walls...

That combined with a day spent sanding means my right arm is quite stiff... lol.

I will be doing more work tomorrow. RAM is arriving and i'll be getting a can of Primer :D

Stay tuned.
 
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Looking good though
 
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Just like MRCL said: I like what you did with the optical drive, are you going to put a window on it?
 
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very nice work , and +1 for optical drive
 
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very nice work +10

That combined with a day spent sanding means my right arm is quite stiff... lol
is that what they call it now? :laugh:
 
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Looks like a sweet mod you got here Mr. Pig. Consider me subscribed!
 
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Liking the Copper collection?



More to come today...
 
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mmmmmm Copper :drool:
 
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Shiny!
 
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hey how come you cut a chunk out of your dvd drive?? wont it collect more dust & degrade the unit that way?
 
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It'll be covered. And im not too fussed about quicker degrade-ation... lol.

Some pictures uploading now.
 
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And isn't the weather loverly today, boys?



England's infamous summers may be over :D Go Global Warming. I'm gunna go outside and empty afew cans of spray ;)