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_______miniG5ized_______:23 of March. `06

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by FanatiK, 28 Sep 2005.

  1. skeletor

    skeletor modder in the making.

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    very nice, very clean look, love the fan grill idea, almost hides the fact that theres fans there.

    and the frosting really adds to the look i think. just gives it more of a "professional" look i guess, but very nice. :thumb:
     
  2. AlexB

    AlexB Web Nerd and WC Addict

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    love your latest update - it's really taking shape now!
     
  3. gar

    gar Active Member

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    Coming along nicely. At first I was not sure how this mod would go, but it looks like you've got the artistic tempremat to pull it off! Good show!
     
  4. phenix

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    your great at this.. the cuts on the plexi are all perfect awesome stuff man.. :dremel:
     
  5. FanatiK

    FanatiK New Member

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    Not much of an update today. I did a lot of clean up work. Like filing edges and sanding things.

    Here is the back fan sanded and polished. I also got the fan blades painted silver but forgot to take the pic of it assembled.
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    I didn`t get much done because this showed up in the mail. I was going to use it as a sidekick to this case but its just too big. I`m going to put another pc in it. I`m going to polish the inner shell with the bench grinder I got for christmas. :D :D I just need to purchase polishing wheels for it. Just imagine the inside polished to a mirror finish. I get all giddy just thinking about it. Oh yea I will need to get rid of that apple.
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    Here is my bench grinder minus the polishing wheel. Hopefully I don`t get too distracted by my new case.
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  6. FanatiK

    FanatiK New Member

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    Thanx guys.
    Very small update this time around.
     
  7. NoahFuLing

    NoahFuLing New Member

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    :jawdrop: O. M. F. G. That is amazing! Jaysus, I thought the towers looked ok stock. But now... just... wow. I want... *grabs* Mine! :D Seriously though, that's amazing. I mean... c'mon! B E A UTIFUL! About the cube, if you want no apple logo, here's a removing guide. http://cubeowner.com/kbase_2/index.php?page=index_v2&id=11&c=20
    Keep modding the amazing way! *whistles* No artistic bones in my body.
     
  8. Gordy

    Gordy Evil Teddy

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    Looking good. The cubes are ace too. Very tight fit to squeeze anything inside them though. Even mini-itx, it requires some tweaking to get the mobo in.
    There's my log of my cube mod here www.gordyhand.co.uk/maccube.htm
     
  9. jokkos

    jokkos too busy to mod *sigh*

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    the frosted plexi front looks amazing! The top fan grill is very nice as well, an improvement over the previous one. Can't wait to see it frosted as well :thumb:
     
  10. FanatiK

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    K today no actual modding was done but the rewards of modding was achieved. :D

    First I had to see how good the bench grinder does at polishing. So i went out to sears and bought a 6in polishing wheel with two compounds, It came out pretty darn good. Only the middle was polished hence the sanding marks on the edges. I can`t wait till I start polishing that G4 cube.
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    Finally here is what I wanted to show you guys. I went and brought a spare psu because I just wanted to see how the front looked lit up with the leds from the fan controller. My jaw dropped when it lit up too. :D I don`t mean to sound arrogant but even I have to admit it freaking looks awesome. :D These pics were taken in a semi-lit room. Imagine how it`ll look in a dark room.
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  11. FanatiK

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    updated
     
  12. Nix

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    When you say you need to get rid of the apple do you mean the cube case or the inners?

    If so ill be interested in the shell.
     
  13. FanatiK

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    I meant the logo on the shell. I need to cut it out or something. Sorry I didnt mean it to seam like i wanted to sell it. I just got it and its for a future project.
     
  14. Nix

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    hehe dakn you *shakes fist* :p

    so how much you get it for?
     
  15. FanatiK

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    $40 usd shipped. Awesome deal. It has its scuff marks but nothing sandpaper and novus cant take out.
     
  16. Nix

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    nice, where from?

    i can only find £200 on ebay.co.uk, but thats with the guts, all i want is the shell
     
  17. FanatiK

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    Got it from a forum member on anandtech.
     
  18. FanatiK

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    Sorry guys but for some reason my server is acting up. If the pics don`t load just keep reloading the page.
     
  19. Gordy

    Gordy Evil Teddy

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    Keep looking as they do come up cheaper thats where I got mine :)
     
  20. Captain Slug

    Captain Slug Infinite Patience

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    Quick question: What epoxy did you use to adhere the aluminum panels to the inside of the acrylic parts? I need to do something similar in my project and I've never used anything other than solvents.

    Fabulous work so far.
     

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