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Prototype Case

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Any thoughts or criticism? This is a very rough draft for a bench-type case to have easy access to hardware for testing and swapping. I got the idea from: http://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/2231.html I am not a modeler so excuse the quality, I did this in 10 minutes.
 
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Actually looks pretty good to me. :toast:
 
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Why not just buy one already built? There are several manufacturers who already have something just like this.
 
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Why not just buy one already built? There are several manufacturers who already have something just like this.
You paying? :roll:

Looks simple and fine OP! take photo's when you build it....

I had a buddy custom make a test bench out of wood. here is his build to give you a different idea:



 
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Here are some update screenshots:






I think the hardest part will be figuring out where to place the holes for the standoffs and threading them.

I had a buddy custom make a test bench out of wood. here is his build to give you a different idea:
Thanks for that, maybe I'll steal a few concepts later on ;)

Looks good, should be easy to build if you need any help just ask. I can make things on SketchUp. Heres my case if you need any reference.

Just Click the Spoilers for the sketch
Nice job, I'll have some questions for you later on!
 
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I think the hardest part will be figuring out where to place the holes for the standoffs and threading them.
Place the MB where you want it then take a mechanical pencil and mark each hole then find a drill bit the same size or a little smaller of the the standoff thread, drill a little, and your good to go. if need be you can put a dab of glue, but I didn't need any.