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Darkness RedLi

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by P.P InDaHouse, 18 Mar 2007.

  1. P.P InDaHouse

    P.P InDaHouse What's a Dremel?

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    Beginning: 16-03-07
    End: for finishing

    Before everything, sorry for my bad english :rolleyes:

    Hi all

    I'm here to present you my new project. The case i will use it's
    a Lian-li PC7b. All the project will be realized on one of my CNCs.
    I already bought the case 2 mounths ago but until today the CNC
    was busy with modding and waterblocks projects for my clients.

    The name of projecto says everything, the subjets will be the black
    and the red colors. However in these 2 months after the acquisition
    of the case I was thinking about the project, having some ideas and making some sketechs.

    The photos are taken off by cellphone, then the quality isn't very good
    When the project will be finished the case will go to a photographic
    session.

    The case as already almost know is this

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    Then now I present you some sketchs that I've made.

    As it will be the frontal

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    Red acrylic and aluminium.

    The pieces in acrylic in the 5.25 bays will exist in the 3.5 bays
    but in proporcional size to that bays.

    Now the sketch of the left side panel

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    As already you must have repaired the mesh that I will apply in the side panel will be red painted.

    The right side panel (can be modified)

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    And now a general view

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    Tomorrow I will put some photos.

    Regards

    P.P InDaHouse
     
  2. Stubkier

    Stubkier What's a Dremel?

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    Looks great, black and red is just goes good together.

    But personaly I donøt think the window in the right side fits the rest of the case - stick to the stright lines.


    Stubkier
     
  3. P.P InDaHouse

    P.P InDaHouse What's a Dremel?

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    im gonna make other sketch to the right side panel
     
  4. DAE_JA_VOO

    DAE_JA_VOO What's a Dremel?

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    Yeah i dont like the right panel either...
     
  5. Duste

    Duste Sierra my delta, bravo!

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    Is there really a need for 3 external 3.5'' drive bays? Seems kind of a waste of intake space on the front.

    Make the top section shorter, and make a bigger intake down the bottom.
     
  6. DAE_JA_VOO

    DAE_JA_VOO What's a Dremel?

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    I dont understand something. You have only 2 3.5" bays on the case, but 3 in your design :|
     
  7. Supra55

    Supra55 What's a Dremel?

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    Yeah the design is incompatible with the case front.
     
  8. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    There is an internal 3.5" bay. By the looks of it a new case front will be fabricated because the existing fan is a 120mm but the design has 2x80mm.
     
  9. P.P InDaHouse

    P.P InDaHouse What's a Dremel?

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    @ DAE_JA_VOO and Duste

    this case isn't the lianli pc7, but its almost equal
     
  10. Duste

    Duste Sierra my delta, bravo!

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    I never said anything about the case being anything, just stating that there's really no point for 3 external 3.5'' drive bays. Hell, I wouldn't even bother with 2 to be honest.

    As I said, I'd suggest sticking with one or two external 3.5'' drive bays and giving yourself a better intake.
     
  11. B[x]

    B[x] What's a Dremel?

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    The computer you're using to do the Sketch-Up models with is the PC-61. The PC-61 has two 80 mm fans up front, one 80 mm blowhole, and one 80 mm fan in the IO panel. The PC-7 is the same as the PC-61 but with one less 3.5" bay and instead of four 80 mm fans, it has three 120s. Just a slight revision Lian-Li made when 120 mm fans became really popular. Aside from that, they're essentially the same case.
     
  12. P.P InDaHouse

    P.P InDaHouse What's a Dremel?

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    Update 1

    Here is new photos

    Today i started the left side panel cuts

    CNC Power :rock:

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    I bought yesterday all metal polish. This is just an experience, I will polish this better.

    So here is what I do today

    hdd cage disc before

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    and after...

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    Today you will see the left side panel cuts ready, stay tuned

    Regards
    P.P InDaHouse
     
  13. Ediejo

    Ediejo What's a Dremel?

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    I love lian li and when somebody have a brand new idea for that case. Very very nice.
     
  14. P.P InDaHouse

    P.P InDaHouse What's a Dremel?

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    Update 2

    Hi all


    Left side panel ready :D


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    I need to buy acrylic, maybe tomorrow.
    Comments please :D

    Regards
    P.P InDaHouse
     
  15. Ediejo

    Ediejo What's a Dremel?

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    cnc power rulez. :rock:
     
  16. P.P InDaHouse

    P.P InDaHouse What's a Dremel?

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    Update 3

    Hi all

    Here is some new photos of the cuts with more details

    The curves of the biggest window with 10mm ray


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    The 3 windows (all equal ones) with 25mm ray


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    The slop already know of Lian-Li with 45 degrees of inclination


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    And to finish, the left side panel mounted in the case


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    Now im making new sketchs for the top and for the right side panel...

    Regards
    P.P InDaHouse
     
  17. Ediejo

    Ediejo What's a Dremel?

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    Very nice start from the mod. I love the side panel.
     
  18. Darkened

    Darkened What's a Dremel?

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    Looking good, those kind of cuts can be made by hand, but damn it's easier to do with a CNC :hehe:

    With red acrylic behind that thing, it's going to look really sweet.

    Keep going, the audience is watching :D

    Janne
     
  19. P.P InDaHouse

    P.P InDaHouse What's a Dremel?

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    thanks all...
    with that comments i've more inspiration to my project :D

    I can say now that i will use watercooling with waterblocks and reservoirs made by me.

    I've many ideas but the watercooling need to wait, the case is first.

    Thanks all :clap:
     
  20. P.P InDaHouse

    P.P InDaHouse What's a Dremel?

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    Update 4

    Hi again guys, are you liking my project? Sorry abou the pictures, i will buy
    a camera soon :)

    I've some news

    Yesterday I bought red acrylic, but I will need more. I will use acrylic on the front,
    to make some grillz and to make new PSU plate.

    now some photos of the acrylic


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    The red acrylic is very beauty and combine with the aluminium black anodized


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    And a little work that I did yesterday

    A piece of mesh


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    and then


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    Its all right, now i will make the new PSU plate with Black mirrored acrylic.


    Hope you like


    Regards
    P.P InDaHouse
     

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