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Case Mod - In Progress Full Steam Spacemashine --- final pics

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by flix, 1 Sep 2014.

  1. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    That back panel looks like it was chewed by dogs....


    Dem rings tho.....
     
  2. Furball Zen

    Furball Zen Shut up and Mod

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    Um, its obvious the plastic hasnt been removed from it yet.
     
  3. flix

    flix Minimodder

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    Thanky guys.
    Yees, the Aluminium has a lot oft scratches, my Problem is, that i dont care before the finish. But that means that I have a lot oft work before finishing because I need to grind everything.... I try to improve that.. :D
     
  4. flix

    flix Minimodder

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    Continued at the front.
    Using the jig saw again.

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    Bought some profiles which fit perfectly.

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    Front sheet

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    More profiles for the front:

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    Now I had to make a cover for the top fans.
    wasnt easy to cut this mesh... destroyed some saw blades....

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    go on with the front:

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    some wholes for the fans:

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    screwed it in place :)

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    At first I couldnt decide which design I want to choose:

    A:

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    B:

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    C:

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    D:

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    Finally I choosed D. :)
     
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  5. siliconfanatic

    siliconfanatic Johny-come-Lately

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    Nice idea for the fans!

    Bit late to the party, but subbed anyways!
     
  6. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    No, nailed it. :thumb:

    I approve of design D.
     
  7. Furball Zen

    Furball Zen Shut up and Mod

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    ^^^^this.
     
  8. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Good choice going with D. It would have been a shame to cover the rings!

    D tends to be a good choice most of the time. C or DD are nice as well. :naughty:
     
  9. flix

    flix Minimodder

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    Hehe :D
    Thank you for posting and subbing this project :D

    I'm also very happy with choosing "D"

    Going on with the front, so I've cutted some acryl:

    first side:

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    second:

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    Alu Covers:

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    In the dark, using Uv light.

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    See you soon. :rock:
     
  10. siliconfanatic

    siliconfanatic Johny-come-Lately

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    Woof! Dat der be purty!
     
  11. flix

    flix Minimodder

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    New Update! :)

    Continued with the top. Simply cutted some acrylic stripes

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    To mount the motherboard I need to fix the motherboardtray.
    I also had to do the mounting for the powersupply... will fit very closely...

    Started with cutting an aluminium bar and drilled some threads:

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    mounted:

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    Test fit for the power supply holding:

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    Seems to fit well, so I cutted a whole into the backplate

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    Fits :rock:

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    I also have done some decals for the hardware:

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    See you soon :thumb:
     
  12. AlderonnX

    AlderonnX Minimodder

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  13. flix

    flix Minimodder

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    Hehe, thank you a lot :thumb:

    After a small test fit, I continued with the first side panel.
    At first I need to cut a whole into the original sidepanel:

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    After that, I've cutted six sheets of alu and plexi :rock:

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    First cut out on the sidepanel :dremel:

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    filed it down a little bit

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    second layer of Uv plexiglass

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    test fit:

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    Next update will show the second side panel.
     
  14. siliconfanatic

    siliconfanatic Johny-come-Lately

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    Hmmm... Interesting! Nver seen someone modify and use a cpu cooler quite like that before! I like it.
     
  15. ciobanulx

    ciobanulx Modder / Watercooler

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    Really cool work. Love it! :thumb:
     
  16. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Love the custom fans, awesome looking project. :clap:
     
  17. flix

    flix Minimodder

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    @siliconfanatic: I've also never seen something like these rings before, so I thought I have to do that :D

    @ciobanulx: Thank you :)

    @Waynio: Thanks :clap:


    New Update incoming :)


    As I sad, I had to do the second side panel,
    so I started cutting some sheets again.

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    After filing it a little bit, it looks much better :)

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    both sidepanels will have three layers, clear plex, uv-red plexi and alu. I have to do the second panel also this way to get the same height, even if it has no window.
    It was not possible to add the perforated metal plate as a fourth sheet.

    I used a Dremel to cut this steel... needed a lot of cutoff wheels for doing that...

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    than I had to mill a rabbet.

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    fits pretty good

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    After doing that I made a cover for the interiour. I wanted to have a very clean looking inside.

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  18. flix

    flix Minimodder

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    Here comes the las Update before the final pics :rock:

    At first I've done the SSD holder, i tried to keep it simple :)

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    Cutted the first sheets for the inside of the case.

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    Than I go on with the mounting plate for the fans. in this pic the fans are just hold by double-faced adhesive tape. I changed it later because the fans slided down and began to hit the frame.


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    As shown in the upper pic, the sheets for the inside are done.

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    Need to see how it looks with UV light:


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    The most stuff was done, so I started to gring the alu panels


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    Because I've destroyed one of the original three frames, I need to do a new one....


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    first side panel done:


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    for the lightning I milled some channels into the plexiglas:


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    At first I wanted to polish every angle but the light effects were much better by just grinding them up to 320K.


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    Last alu part which must be done :)


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    the graphics card was to wide to fit well. using normal power connectors the sidepanels wouldnt fit anymore. I'be also done some extra power connectors for the ssds.


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    last thing which had to be done was the powerswitch. I want to hide it so I used an capacitive one build by my one (well... used a How2 :)) After testing a lot, it works very well.

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    Thats it. :)
    next time final pics!:thumb:
     
  19. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    Holly Moth F***A goddess of all modders !!!! That puts almost all of us to shame. Great job dude :thumb:
     
  20. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    I approve of the tasty.
     

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