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Scratch Build – Complete Cor Leonis

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Attila, 28 Feb 2011.

  1. Balder

    Balder Calmer than a monk on morphine

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    God I'm getting such a mancrush on that color, please, PLEASE keep it :O
     
  2. jeckulz

    jeckulz What's a Dremel?

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  3. Editor22

    Editor22 E22 | Hex-Gear

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    ... mangasm :p
     
  4. Paslis

    Paslis Minimodder

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    You keep on amazing me mate and i cant wait to see it finisht. :D
     
  5. Attila

    Attila still thinking....

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    Thanks for the comments guys. :thumb: And jeckulz, That clip made me hungry! :hehe:
     
  6. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Unrepentant Savage

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    That's some amazing metal work. I've seen (and done) a lot, but it's some of the cleanest work I've ever seen. Still plenty to be said about handcrafting.
     
  7. AlderonnX

    AlderonnX Minimodder

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    Epic work, Makes me want to slow down and do a better job on my mods...
     
  8. Foregasm

    Foregasm What's a Dremel?

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    Just came back after a few months break for health issues. And what a thing to come back to! This is absolutely spectacular! Any chance you'd tell us what you're planning for paint?
     
  9. Attila

    Attila still thinking....

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    Thanks Kayin. :thumb:

    Thanks. :) Yeah, it's always a good idea to take your time. No-one said it's a race, as long as you finish before you kick the bucket all will be well. :hehe:

    Thank you. :) And sorry to hear you have health problems. I went through a patch of those as well but I'm better now and I hope you are too. I have some gunmetal metallic here but I need to see if it works as I will be painting each panel separately, and I'm not sure they will match up.
     
  10. Dagored

    Dagored What's a Dremel?

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    Your passion is immense and it shows in every detail ... you're the number one for my taste. :rock:

    My congratulations!:clap:
     
  11. jay2

    jay2 Indonesian Modder

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    Awesome detail...
     
  12. Attila

    Attila still thinking....

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    Thanks Dagored. :)

    Thanks jay. :)



    After trying for what seems like forever to secure some 12mm copper pipe (there just isn't any in the whole country. :eeek:), forum member Alain came to the rescue and got me in touch with a modder from Canberra. Matt is building his own water cooled mod with hard piping over at OCAU. Check it out, he's been having a fun time getting this stuff as well. He even managed to convince a local manufacturer to make him a custom batch. :clap:
    Anyway, Matt was kind enough to send me a couple of pieces and they arrived yesterday.

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    I had a good chuckle when I saw the address label. :hehe: Thanks a lot Matt and Alain. :clap:

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    You can see by the calipers in the above photo that I wasted only about a nanosecond before I measured the diameter and also for roundness. :hehe: They are good. :thumb:

    While I was waiting for the pipes, I spent my time (a lot of time) polishing all the parts that make up the front intakes.

    The first thing was to disassemble and sand everything down.

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    For these small parts, some long M3 screws provided a handy grip. This helped to make sure there were no accidents.

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    Re-assembling after polishing was extremely nerve racking. But the task was accomplished with no extra scratches. A few photos here because they almost look like different parts now that they are finished.

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    I've decided to try and use one pipe, with bends, to take the lines behind the motherboard. So tomorrow I start bending. :D
     
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  13. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    :hehe: That package is awesome. :D:rock::clap:

    Absolutely beautiful progress Attila, man these polished pieces are looking sooooooo niiiiiiiiice. :D:jawdrop:

    Projects like this are the only thing that put a flaw in my ping pong balls thought. :hehe:
     
  14. [ZiiP] NaloaC

    [ZiiP] NaloaC Multimodder

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    Stunning finish to those pieces Attila! :thumb:
     
  15. andrew8200m

    andrew8200m Modder

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    omg this is just awesome! What do you do with your old PCs?
     
  16. Pranja

    Pranja Blackwolf

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    OMG. That is so clean that you could eat from those parts.

    GJ ;)
     
  17. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Holy... :jawdrop:

    The polishing takes this to a whole new dimension!
     
  18. teacherboy

    teacherboy Part Carbon/Nylon/Bovine

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    I'm visualising beautiful polished aluminium that is hiding even more beautiful polished copper pipes of perfect length and diameter and it's totally gorgeous what I see in my minds eye but I know when you reveal the finished project it will exceed that which I see.

    Cygnus X-1 is my favourite but I think this might usurp it :thumb:
     
  19. l3p

    l3p www.^.nl

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    Oh man DAT polishing! I can imagine what a work that must have been...
     
  20. quizz_kid

    quizz_kid Squid

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    Don´t you have other things to do?? The polishing looks like forever!!! Can´t believe how good that looks...
     

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