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Modding My Orac Knock_off

Discussion in 'Modding' started by modsquad, 11 Mar 2004.

  1. ModMonkey

    ModMonkey Size 11 Carbon footprint

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    Off topic but classic comment... i nearly fell off my chair!!!! :lol:

    On topic. Nice Case, the colour scheme is sweet and other than the DVD face (changing???) its great great work!
     
  2. modsquad

    modsquad Grease Monkey Undergraduate..

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    The DVD is a $200us Plextor burner, I am a little bit nervous about drilling and tapping into it, but it needs to get done.
    MS
     
  3. modmaster

    modmaster What's a Dremel?

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    lol yer i would be a little nervous aswell, y r u drinning into it, cnt u just make a new face out of plexi and then replace it ??? :D

    if you did that you could mount a LED in the back so that i glows a loverley colour :thumb:
     
  4. coorz

    coorz Miffed

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    Good job :thumb: . Try Mnpctech for mesh and as i remember someone in the Project Log forum hacked up one of those metal meshed garbage-bins!

    /i must go out now and look for one of those bins :dremel:
     
  5. modsquad

    modsquad Grease Monkey Undergraduate..

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    I plan to make a Blue acrylic cover for both DVD drives (aka big hole above the plextor, still need to purchase a DVD drive). Which will be attached with stainless hex-head bolts(every bolt in the case is hex-head).
    Lighting
    There are a few 3mm RED on/off switchable LED's not seen in the pictures, and a 4" cold cathode set-up inside that frosted acrylic tube.

    http://server5.uploadit.org/files/jeffrey9-IMG_0019s.jpg
     
  6. modmaster

    modmaster What's a Dremel?

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    lol yer i was wondering wat that was in the pics, thats a gd idea putting them in frosted tubes, dose it give out a softer glow or something ??? can u take any pics of that *hint hint* :D

    so where is your motherbord and all the rest of it, the case is looking all lonley not having its mother there to comfort it :thumb:
     
  7. modsquad

    modsquad Grease Monkey Undergraduate..

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    I was there. Mnpctech uses paypal. PP and I are not on the same page. I need to email him and see if I can send him $ in some other form.
    THANKS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    6AM Chicago USA sleepy_time.
    MS
     
  8. modsquad

    modsquad Grease Monkey Undergraduate..

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    That thing was a water cooling reservoir, sanded with 2000git paper to make the "frosted look". It should de-fuse the blue 4" UV lighting inside. I have re-wired every inch of that machine,I only hope it will all work when I fire it up..
    CHICAGO,USA 6:30AM SLEEPY_TIME
     
  9. mrplow

    mrplow obey the fist!!

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    very nice mate. very nice indeed :thumb:
     
  10. Evilhue

    Evilhue What's a Dremel?

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    That's a great job. Not at all a knock-off, just using the Orac as inspiration. I hope you continue to work on it.
     
  11. Nexxo

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

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    Looks great! I agree with the others, it's not a knock-off, it's a nice mod all in its own right. We all take inspiration from other mods, the trick is to take it somewhere new. You certainly seem to have done that. :thumb:
     
  12. H4wk1e

    H4wk1e Minimodder

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    Where did you get that coating wire that covers up the power cables?
     
  13. modsquad

    modsquad Grease Monkey Undergraduate..

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    It's Blue UV sleeve and heatshrink. I got it from frozenCPU. They have a great store, lots of cool stuff. I also purchased blue sparkplug wire separators to help keep things in order, I only have one or two inside now. I have not had time to install them.
    MS
     
  14. modmaster

    modmaster What's a Dremel?

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    humm well irealy need 2 do a cable tidy up in my case, its not looking the best and i want some UV reactive cables, how much did you pay from them, mind you i live in the UK so it will get overseas shipping wapped onto that :wallbash:
     
  15. Twilighted

    Twilighted What's a Dremel?

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    Omg please tell the invisible motherboard mod :eeek:
     
  16. modsquad

    modsquad Grease Monkey Undergraduate..

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    It is sold by the foot, in different sizes.

    http://www.frozencpu.com/cgi-bin/frozencpu/index.html
     
  17. Dazbo666

    Dazbo666 What's a Dremel?

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    I'll be the 1st to admit I'm not normally a fan of clear cases, but this one is just :jawdrop: :jawdrop:

    Keep up the good work :thumb: :thumb:
     
  18. modsquad

    modsquad Grease Monkey Undergraduate..

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    Thanks. I just ordered some parts tonight. I will be working on the DVD drive front plates in the near future and I will post some pictures when I finish with them. I would like to thank all you guys who posted for your positive comments.
    MS
     
  19. 1st time modder

    1st time modder What's a Dremel?

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    this project completely stands-out all on its own. Way to go on taking someone elses ideas and changing them so they dont even look close to what you took them from :thumb: :clap:
     
  20. k3rnel

    k3rnel What's a Dremel?

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    pics dont work now. I know its an old thread, but dying to see.
     

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