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#26
No prob, I save the peanuts to ship stuff so its NP.
K.


My son found one box and I still find them around the house in places.
 

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#27
Ok finally got some time to myself. I made the mount for the DVD out of a piece of alum

This pict is upside down, that way if I dropped the DVD it would only fall 1/2".:eek:

here is the rad mounted too
 
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#28
Looks pretty sweet, Nice work!
 

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#29
seems if he is only gonna have 1 DVD there is no point in 100 elongated holes when a couple will do.
Im working on the Hdd mount, I think I will mount it to the fan.
 
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sweet MK it's good to see you posting again!
 
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#31


The little touches like those little holes are what make me enjoy watching MK work. That's awesome!:rockout:
 

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#32
Speaking of those "little holes" couldn't that whole "tab" be dremeled off MK? Not tryin to judge your work by any means, cause they are always gold.
 

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#33
loving it mark! man i love your project logs!

p.s. anything on the key idea?
 

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#34


The little touches like those little holes are what make me enjoy watching MK work. That's awesome!:rockout:
Now thats "Artsy Fartsy".. After looking at the million dollar mods ( http://www.million-dollar-pc.com/ ) site I am inspired to add more artsy stuff to my mods.

Speaking of those "little holes" couldn't that whole "tab" be dremeled off MK? Not tryin to judge your work by any means, cause they are always gold.
Yes but there was an indentation and I wanted to follow it, Also I like the odd shape better.
(normally I would have cut it like you said JR)

loving it mark! man i love your project logs!
p.s. anything on the key idea?
I am slammed right now, in a couple days when this is done we will mess with your switch Pancho.
 
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#35
I like those little holes, especially the way the size progresses towards the middle. And I think it looks nice following the indentation like you did. If you wanted a perfect rectangle, you would've had to cut around the indent to make it look uniform and it wouldn't have that nifty beveled look as much.

The drive mount looks really nice too. I love how minimalistic a lot of what you do is; it's like elegant simplicity.

btw, my tt armor came with that same expansion card holder. it was one of the first things I removed :laugh:
 

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#36

very cool, thats gotta be fav part so far. i was viewing this before but hadnt commented.

what did u use to cut out the orginal aluminum, btw? in the lower part where there is chicken wire now.
 

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#37
very cool, thats gotta be fav part so far. i was viewing this before but hadnt commented.

what did u use to cut out the orginal aluminum, btw? in the lower part where there is chicken wire now.
Thanks KBD, on that part I used my Dremel than filed the edges to make even. The case is heavy gauge steel so I got some 1.5" reinforced Dremel disks,

Here is my idea for the Hdd

very simple, plenty of cooling and dosent restrict fans. Not to mention there is room for a LOT of Hdds..


cool thing about the back side is you can use straight sata cables and its gonna be easy to wire. I just happened to have a 10" sata cable laying around and its a perfect length.
 
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#38
Looks great!


I see waht you mean about the IDE now. I like IDE though as it provides some compatability that Sata hasn't got yet for some of my work testing. I always told myself not to use my gaming rigs for testing hardware, that has never worked.



Looking good, and the blue sata cable is matching in the color scheme.



Have you ever used the plastic paint that impregnates itself? A friend got some for recoloring a car he was chopping and rebuilding, the primer softens the plastic and then you paint it and it pulls the color into the plastic. He used some door handles off a different model car and wanted to match the leather.
 

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#39
This case is not very deep and it was important since the mobo has 4 PCI X slots to make room for any combo of GPUs. I think this is a pretty clean way thats not too complex and still offers good benefits.

I used some of that paint quite a while ago. I remember it worked well but rubs off with a lot of use.

I thought you might like that cable, too bad it wont be seen. I am working on the wire cover. Il post a pict in a few min (pretty cool idea)
 

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#41
Could you not use some hdd plates from an mm case? maybe cut em down to a funkier looking shape.
Very nice upto now.
Thanks Tigger, those are really nice mounts.(simple too). But they mount the Hdds length wise (no room) And I wanted the mount to attach on 2 axis because it makes the Hdd mount a bit more solid while at the same time links the mobo tray with the rad.
 
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Plus it cools the HDD and looks clean and simple.


I like it.
 
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Love seeing your work MK. Subscribed!
 

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Thanks Red, welcome to the thread. (I rhymed, lol)
 
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WOW. That's all I have to say. This case is looking killer!

Digging the mod, Mark!
 

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#46
you going to sleeve the psu cable like you did mine?

i like mine, but in all the pics i see, there's is much longer ;)
 
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I have also subscribed, I love seeing your work MK, makes me wish I had the time and talent and tools to even think about undertaking anything close to magic you make.
 

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#48
you going to sleeve the psu cable like you did mine?

i like mine, but in all the pics i see, there's is much longer ;)
They probably had time and a larger budget. I would have had to order more tubing (causing a delay of several days and costing $$$)

I would be happy to make the ends longer for you, get me some sleeve (about 20' and 3' of shrink tubing) and Il do it right away.
 

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#49
Ok now you see em (wires)


now you dont


The alum panel makes a big pocket behind to run all the wiring + it hides the mobos 24 pin, sata and IDE cables
 
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Wow, yet another work log to look forward to by MK! Awesome work again, cant wait for the finished item!