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Scratch Build – In Progress [Bit-Tech/Intel NUC Competition] Tooobular, with 3 ooo's --Finished, Pg. 4--

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Cheapskate, 31 Jul 2013.

  1. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Bulldozer mode
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    More Pledge glare
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    Red stuff? There was red stuff in there?
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    Ok, With that done, I'm finished with everything but getting it shipped to the UK.
    It's been stripped down, trussed up, and wrapped in packing. With this and other stuff finished, I have been tearing into the long overdue post-project cleaning.

    Thanks for watching. It's been fun.
    Thanks again to Intel and BitTech for giving me something to do.:D
     
  2. Boorach

    Boorach Minimodder

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    Such a fantastically high quality finish. The subtle colour within the acetate layers is a really nice touch. Very well done to an artisan modder.
     
  3. tekonivel

    tekonivel Minimodder

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    Genius! Great build.
     
  4. Darkwisdom

    Darkwisdom Level 99 Retro Nerd

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    I finally understand why you're such a (notorious) legend around the BT forums. That quality of finish, the showmanship of the build all of the way up to the completion. It's like an old master putting the last touches into his canvas. The mounting of that little screen is flawless as well; especially for such a simple mount.

    And you're not confident about your electronic work; you should be. Everything is great and well placed. Definitely not the cleanest around, but it all works and hidden from view; I don't think it matters too much.

    Well done Cheaps, I certainly learned a lot from this. Definitely my favourite NUC entry.
     
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  5. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    FINALLY!

    See now this looks really great, I was wondering how you were going to pull it all together.
     
  6. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Totally unique all in one system & perfectly done, it's awesome cheaps. :clap:
     
  7. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Thank you, one and all.:D
    @Maki - I said that too. I kept finding pics on my camera.
    @Darkwisdom - :blush: You make it sound like PT Barnum and Bob Villa made a baby.:lol: If you learned stuff, then I consider my work here done.:D
     
  8. craig - toyoracer

    craig - toyoracer Minimodder

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    That is one good looking little build Cheaps.

    Love the design, very well done. :rock:
     
  9. Attila

    Attila still thinking....

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    Oh, you haven't heard? They have changed the contest location to Australia. I'll PM the correct address.:naughty:

    AWESOME! Very 1984ish. Would look great on my desktop and be used for nothing except eye candy. :thumb:
     
  10. jokkos

    jokkos too busy to mod *sigh*

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    I thought the delivery adress is in Belgium :naughty:

    This is great! Bulldozer mode :rock:
     
  11. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Thanks.:D

    :lol: Honestly, I don't know where it's to go yet, But I doubt you'd want the case without the hardware like Intel does. Imagine that - They have spare motherboards there?
     
  12. Knighthammer

    Knighthammer What's a Dremel?

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    Looks great!
     
  13. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun. Staff

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    Looks very slick. Like a demo PC you'd see at a show.
     
  14. quizz_kid

    quizz_kid Squid

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    Congratz on a very fine piece Cheaps! I like the design, especially that big alu-axis in the middle. Gives the build a contrast in material, which is needed with all that black acrylic. It's a very unique and good looking little build.
     
  15. OrangeClockwerk

    OrangeClockwerk Clockwerk Industries

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    Dude! awesome work!
     
  16. Asouter

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    Brilliant Cheaps, The design is amazing and the build quality awesome ... all the builds in the Intel competition have been brilliant.

    You definitely brought something different to the party, I don't know how anyone can separate the builds and pick a winner ..impossible

    Flipping awesome Cheaps
     
  17. C4B12

    C4B12 Minimalistic PC's

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    Awesome result Cheaps!
     
  18. Mosquito

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    Great work Cheaps, it turned out fantastic!
     
  19. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Thanks!:D
    @Asouter - I thought we already won?
    @QuizzKid - Stainless steel.;) I wished I could have kept it shiny, but the tube is just a tiny bit off-round, apparently. It caused the fit to be insanely tight, then suddenly slip like it had struck butter. Some roughing was necessary.
    @Crapman - "kiosk" was an image I had in mind. Once I get time, I WILL get it set up for jukebox duty.
     

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