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Scratch Build - In Progress ⭐ Hyper Case DM-01

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Defyant Mods, 14 Mar 2020.

  1. 4LIEN

    4LIEN Active Member

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    I really really love your details, but pictures are too small for me! :waah::lol:
     
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  2. DSTM (Dougie)

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    Amazing Mod. Looking great,mate.:rock:
     
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  3. Defyant Mods

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    Cheers idpc tyvm mate :) I'm using the most versatile best tools in the world! my hands :grin: lets see a 3D printer make you a cuppa @ the end of a hard days modding :p

    As always thanks kim your support and others keeps me modding :rock:

    Cheers Cheaps :thumb: Us old skoolers gotta keep the flag flyin! LOL thank god they dropped it on the front :p

    Cheers 4LIEn tyvm mate:rock: I thought keeping them smaller would be better to help the pages load faster... i just move on every time i see some one here post stupid big pics....

    I'd be happy to upsize , Say to 800 x 400?

    Cheers Dougie :rock: It's great to have your support over here too mate :thumb: Hope you are well buddy. We need to catch up soon.
     
  4. Defyant Mods

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    Small update :) With Updates! Up-sizing the pics lemme know if you guys prefer the bigger size. :thumb:

    Appols for the lack of posts .. I have been modding.... just nothing major.

    All sorta just finishing off bits and redoing others.


    @Jeff Hine said:
    Purely out of curiosity, I can't tell if this is a 'stone' effect or whether it's been sprayed with a dusting of paint to detect high spots to be sanded off, at a later date... either way, it's a level of attention to detail that is highly creditable.


    The idea for the Black shadow is to use the black as a guide for sanding. Using a flat black you sand and whats left in black is "low" you can decide if you want to keep sanding or use a high filler and go again.


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    As you can see above i decided to "keep going" then primer and spray putty and use some putty to fill the small low up top.



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    Pretty much the same for the new back panel. Sand and fill some small lows and blemishes as well as adding a very ruff cut for the power....


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    One of the "re do" things was the rear diffuser.... i decided to make it a stand alone section.




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    Another "Re do" was the top section,


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    ETD's!

    Exhaust Turbulence Reducers !!! Thanks to and ocau member :)

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    And finally Some mesh is added to the front Vents



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    More to come tomorrow :D
     
  5. Dot_Kappa

    Dot_Kappa 100% Puppet

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    I agree with you Kim :thumb:

    Few modders are able to shapes plexi in this way :clap:
     
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  6. 4LIEN

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    I really love all the detail, also the top section! The "re do" process it's really frustating, i know very well!

    For the picture size.... bigger is always better! :grin: Now i can see better your beautiful plexi work!
    Also, I think that in this forum all user have a 22" or bigger screen! (i hope :hehe:)
     
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  7. Defyant Mods

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    Cheers DK thanks mate :rock:

    Redo, remake, take 1 take 2 take 3..... if you guys could see the pile of stuff that hasn't made into this case...... i might do a show @ the very end just for giggles....Defyant's Gag reel !

    Cheers 4LIEN ty mate :D
     
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  8. Defyant Mods

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    Another one of those "side tracked" moments :D

    Decided to add a PSU cover.... this will help to hide some of the spaghetti and another lil mod i have in mind :D

    I'll skip thru the usual cut and glue stuff... and jump to this.

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    Then i made one of these

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    To make one of these


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    A splash of paint and guide coat a lil bit of temp tape starts to take shape.


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    A simple slide fit


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    Snug fit and yes it has a hood scoop :)


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  9. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Best pasketty pot ever!
    A mobo cover is calling...
     
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  10. censored_Prometheus_

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    PERFECTLY! :dremel::thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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  11. Defyant Mods

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    I remember doing my first mobo cover back in 2003 .... i'm sure they called me a nutter back then......

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  12. Defyant Mods

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    Another one of those side track moments.....

    Starts off with one of these :) It gets stuck here and used to cut a nice big hole :)


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    From the front side the edge is bevelled. Front fan duct is added to check clearance


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    Then the GPU is sat in place to check clearance and the Stats screen is placed.

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    The screen is a repurposed Samsung Galaxy SII Running an Android app that connects to the PC via WiFi. The interface is fully configurable. Power is added Via a usb to header cable and phone is set to always on while powered.

    The top bar can be removed via a setting (always full screen). The stats you are seeing is from my PC in the house... thanks to WiFi.


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    A secondary screen for more info can be run @ the same time...



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  13. Dot_Kappa

    Dot_Kappa 100% Puppet

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    I realized the case's size only with the gpu in place ..... I thought it was smaller :worried:

    Great Idea to recicle an old smartphone :idea:
     
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  14. 4LIEN

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    Very good idea with that old galaxy, what app do you use?
     
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  15. Defyant Mods

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    Cheers DK :rock: It is a beast!

    Cheers 4LIEN :rock:
    Remote System Monitor, Really cool App ! With tons of potential :thumb:
     
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  16. pccustom

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    I LOVE IT AGAIN!!
     
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  17. Defyant Mods

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    We're on the home stretch now ! ..... well until i change my mind again :p

    Yesterday was all the boring stuff..... more sanding and spot putty work... but today was a bit more fun as i finally get to throw down some colour :D

    First the boring! Kinda like running around putting out all the little spot fires.


    Some final prep work to the PSU cover, Filling in all the plex joins and fixing a few small dimples.

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    It's a lotta extra work, but the end result will be worth it.

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    Not sure if any one noticed this before but i changed the front. Decided to carry the lines thru to the bottom of the panel for a cleaner sharper look.

    This added a couple of extra days work... but i think it's worth the time.

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    Then finish off the bracket for the Galaxy II Stats screen :) It's a simple spring type clip mod, that just holds the phone snug in place.


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    A hell of a lot more wet rubbing and more spot fires and all the parts under base coat (silver)



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    A day later....just when you thought all the wet rubbing was over ..... It's more wet rubbing again....


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    Why sand every coat? To get the paint as flat as poss.... that is what gives the mirror finish @ the very end.



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    Fun Time :D First a few coats of the gun metal and then on goes the 2K clear coat.

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    Lets do a few more :)


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    Just for giggles! what could have been!!!!!


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  18. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Holy sh- When did that happen? :lol:
     
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  19. censored_Prometheus_

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  20. DSTM (Dougie)

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    WOW.:thumb:. This build rocks.
     

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