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Modding 120mm blow hole kits, sneak peek

Discussion in 'Modding' started by mnpctech, 3 Mar 2009.

  1. mnpctech

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    The economy has forced me to re-evaluate things I produce for Mass Modder Consumption. Our billet parts sales have slumped, so I need to inject them with new life, or cheaper alternatives. I'm bringing back our 120mm Blowhole kits from exile. Now that we've got access to better milling equipment, we can make these cheaper, and larger! The new ones will have 7-1/4" O.D. (120mm fan size only) Aiming for $29.99 retail. Thats $30 less the original. Hopefully have first production run avail in another week. :thumb:


    Blow Hole Kit Link
    http://www.mnpctech.com/blowholefan.html




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  2. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    I spent some time as a machinist for the old Sioux Tools facility in Sioux City, Ia. We made air tools mostly. I can appreciate machine made parts. Most wonderful, Bill.

    Stuffed a Number 1 Center drill through my left index finger running a turret lathe. Me and that drill went to the emergency room together. Not much hand work done any more. This is sweet.



    john
     
  3. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Very nice (both in looks and price) :thumb:
     
  4. 500mph

    500mph The Right man in the Wrong place

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    That looks very nice.
     
  5. Editor22

    Editor22 E22 | Hex-Gear

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    Looks great Bill :jawdrop: and possibly the only good thing as of yet to come from the recession :thumb:
     
  6. Guest-23315

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    Not as nice as the original IMHO, but still damn nice Bill.
     
  7. mnpctech

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    omg! Ouch!! @ John

    Thanks for your support gang. If you're in the states, this offer would be equivalent to Subway's $5 for any footlong sandwich :D fyi: these will polish up nice just like the originals, with Mother's brand billet aluminum polish, we'll be offering anodized black version with black grill insert.
     
  8. capnPedro

    capnPedro Hacker. Maker. Engineer.

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    What do you do with all the offcuts, Bill?
    I've never machined anything that big, but it looks pretty... wasteful?

    Looks good. ANy plans for double/triple radgrill type kits?
     
  9. acornstu

    acornstu What's a Dremel?

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    niice

    drooool
     
  10. tominated

    tominated What's a Dremel?

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    wow that is mega nice. i know what to use as a fan vent now if i ever need to!
     
  11. SkyLord77

    SkyLord77 Use your teeth not a Dremel

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    As usual your stuff looks incredible Bill. :thumb:

    Actually I'm going to be placing a small order with ya in the next week. Once I can pry the Credit Card out of my lady's purse. :D
     
  12. mnpctech

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    Thanks guys! :D

    Everything is recycled, including the shavings :thumb:

    Too costly at this time, I will however be launching a series of laser cut acrylic rad grills in next couple of weeks.
     
  13. Dark~3nergy

    Dark~3nergy what was dat sandvich ?

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    looks really great :thumb:
    but I think you should have the top side of it brushed.
     
  14. Fumduck

    Fumduck Have torch, will melt.

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    Looks great! Kind of reminds me of portholes on old ocean liners. Hmmm....... I sense a theme coming on. Maybe crafted in brass.......

    Of course the boss lady will barely let me order the hardware to replace the 6 y.o. pc the kids use. So scratch build is off my plate for now. After my desk that is. ;)
     
  15. mnpctech

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    Thanks guys!

    Video of the Blow Hole Kit :D

     
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    Thank you ManishaNoble! We've sold some today, bless everyone's heart :clap:
     
  17. mnpctech

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    The kits are now available :thumb: Billet Grill Fan Kits

    If you're overseas, email me direct. (pcbuilderATmnpctech.com) The webstore doesn't calculate overseas shipping
     
  18. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I guess we will never get to see you mill heatsink extrusions into blowholes?
     
  19. mnpctech

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    Yummy.. I wouldn't say never. I'm still working on those bullet thumb screws :duh:
     
  20. mnpctech

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    Hmmm, I thought this would be interesting, a side vent or port thole window for the xbox 360 :naughty:

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