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Scratch Build – Complete Na'ir al Saif

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Attila, 3 Feb 2010.

  1. KrunchR

    KrunchR New Member

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    Wonderful work, as usual.
     
  2. Bullitdodger

    Bullitdodger If it ain't broke....Tweak it.

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    I just did. :eeek: Was that intentionel, or just one of those things?
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iota_Orionis
     
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  3. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    Hopefully the core components will be with you soon! Intel thought they'd sent the CPU, our calls to Gigabyte went unanswered as our contact had left and the HD 5870 was my fault :blush: It had been sitting in out lab for 3 weeks! 5870 is on it's way and we've chased up Gigabyte and Intel! Should be with you soon!
     
  4. Attila

    Attila still thinking....

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    Continuing on with the struts, the rest are cut and then roughly ground down as a group with an angle grinder.

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    And after some more filing........

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    Still the early stages for these parts.

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  5. Attila

    Attila still thinking....

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    The next step is to fix the struts to the lower main support. This is accomplished with two M4 socket head screws for each strut.

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    Once the holes are drilled, they are then counter bored to take the heads of the screws.

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    Then the struts are drilled and tapped.

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    And fitted.

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    Back soon.:)
     
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  6. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Not only is it shaping up to be another great project from you, it's also an awesome testimony to what can be done with a proper bench press and a jig saw :)
     
  7. M7ck

    M7ck Ⓜod Ⓜaster

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    You have far too much talent and vision for one man, did you make a deal with the devil? This has the potential to make another MOTY win for you.
     
  8. Nealieboyee

    Nealieboyee Packaging Master!

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    good god man!! I love working with ally. But how do you file so straight? Vertically i mean? Horizontally i just use a piece of stainless steel along the line and stop filing when the sound changes. Also, a bit late, but well done on Cygnus X1. You inspire me to seek perfection in my build.
     
  9. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    Remarkable this is. I will watch this mod with interest. Amazing work oldnewby! :dremel:
     
  10. shazza

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    Just amazed at your ability with the jigsaw - especially on 6mm AL. Wow!
     
  11. SNiiPE_DoGG

    SNiiPE_DoGG Engineering The Extreme

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    What alloy is this? 6061, 5052 or something else? seems to have a duller sheen than the 6061 that I've used so I doubt it's that.

    great work as always :)
     
  12. oliverw92

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    Stunning work with a jigsaw!
     
  13. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    This thread makes my brain all tingly.:D I have all kinds of crazy ideas thanks to you.
    Everyone, Commence rep bombing!:hehe:
     
  14. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Bombing completed skipper!
     
  15. Attila

    Attila still thinking....

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    Now some of you may have noticed the gap between the rear support (mobo tray support) and the front fan carrier/panel. This is the area that will take the conduit to take all the cables from the PSU to the motherboard and graphics card.

    The main component for this is a U channel I found in the offcuts bin at my aluminium vendor. It's powder coated white, but I'll get rid of this later.

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    Once cut to the correct length, it goes here.

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    Using an old PSU I can map how the cables will run, and make cut-outs accordingly.

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    And various areas removed.

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    The first cut outs are made to clear the fan bodies.

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    Back soon. :)
     
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  16. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    damn... you just passed waterjets in quality!
     
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  17. Nealieboyee

    Nealieboyee Packaging Master!

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    Oldnewby, i have no words. Thank you so much!!! I've never seen work like this in my life.... arghh struggling to find the right words to describe this....amazing...
    Neal
     
  18. shomann

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    Thanks for the tutorial! I took notes. Of course, now I have to go clean up some of my previous work, but whatever ;)
     
  19. Nealieboyee

    Nealieboyee Packaging Master!

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    Kinda makes our work look like we chewed through it.... In the words of Sinead O'Connor, "Nothing compares to you" haha
     
  20. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    that's not hard, waterjets make a royal mess of edges.

    My favourite file is the *******, never leaves my side when modding.

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